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Virus Turmoil Prompts Willis To Pause Subsidiary Sale Plan

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson has hit pause on the planned sale of its wholesale subsidiary amid the turmoil of the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Outbreak Grounds Regional Alaska Airline In Ch. 11

By Vince Sullivan

A regional Alaskan airline operator filed for Chapter 11 protection Sunday in Delaware saying that travel restrictions and a massive reduction in passengers resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19 have hampered its cash flow to the point of insolvency.

Pandemic Could Jeopardize Law Firm Diversity Efforts

By Aebra Coe

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis pose a potential danger to efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in U.S. law firms, leading experts to caution firms to tread carefully when making staffing decisions during this uncertain time.

Insurers Warn Of Threat From Retroactive Pandemic Cover

By Martin Croucher

The financial stability of the insurance industry could be at risk if governments ordered policies to be retroactively changed to allow businesses to claim for disruption caused by COVID-19, an international trade body said Monday.  

Judge Warns NYC Prisons To 'Do Better' On Attorney Access

By Frank G. Runyeon

A Brooklyn federal judge on Friday chastised the Federal Bureau of Prisons for failing to provide New York City inmates adequate access to their attorneys during the coronavirus pandemic, giving the agency until Monday to explain why it wasn’t allowing more phone calls.

Seattle Nursing Home At Epicenter Of Pandemic Fined $600K

By Jack Queen

A Seattle area nursing home at the epicenter of Washington's COVID-19 outbreak has been fined more than $600,000 by state and federal regulators, who found a litany of problems at the facility that contributed to dozens of cases there and led to nearly 40 deaths.


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Coping With A Pandemic: ASU's Rebecca Sandefur

With self-isolation and social distancing now the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, Law360 is sharing reactions from around the business and legal community. Today's perspective comes from Rebecca Sandefur, a professor at Arizona State University and faculty fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Environmental Compliance Essentials During The Pandemic

Organizations can take certain steps now to ensure they are able to meet environmental compliance obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic — or to obtain relief based on force majeure, impossibility or impracticability of performance, compliance-with-all-laws clauses, enforcement discretion, or emergency relief provisions, say Bernadette Rappold and Christopher Bell at Greenberg Traurig.

COVID-19 And Construction Stormwater Discharge Permits

As some state and local jurisdictions have begun to direct that construction projects shut down due to COVID-19 concerns, questions have arisen about contractors’ ongoing obligations under their projects’ National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System construction stormwater discharge permits, says Nick Hoogstraten at Peckar & Abramson.

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