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VC Firm Closes On $1.1B Fund For New Biotech Cos.

By McCord Pagan

A venture capital firm that creates and spins out technology and life sciences companies said Thursday it had closed on its latest $1.1 billion fund to help focus on issues such as population health and artificial intelligence.

PE Firm Hit With Delaware Chancery Suit Over Stalled Deal

By Jeannie O'Sullivan

Conduent Business Services LLC is asking the Delaware Chancery Court to enforce a looming deadline connected to its business deal with a private equity firm, arguing that the firm is using stall tactics, including pending litigation upended by COVID-19, to escape more than $18 million in obligations.

UK Backs Delay To Stricter Global Bank Capital Rules

By Najiyya Budaly

The government gave its backing on Thursday for a delay to a package of global capital rules, saying that pushing back the onerous requirements for a year will allow banks to focus on keeping the financial system stable during the COVID-19 crisis.

Companies Warned Over Liability Claims From Home Workers

By Martin Croucher

Businesses should provide proper support for staff working remotely amid the coronavirus lockdown, a top insurance broker warned on Thursday, as they could be faced with claims from staff experiencing stress or injuries from poor working environments.

French Minister Wants EU Fund For Coronavirus Recovery

By Todd Buell

France's finance minister said Thursday that he wanted a common European Union fund to issue bonds to finance the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis, and that the program could be supported by an EU-wide solidarity tax.

'Really Rough': Top Litigator Reflects On Battle With Illness

By Aebra Coe

Walden Macht & Haran LLP managing partner Jim Walden has taken on some intimidating foes during his 27-year career as a federal prosecutor and litigator in New York, and now he can say he has beaten illness as well after a grueling bout with a presumed case of COVID-19.


Expert Analysis

Fla. Construction Industry Faces Unique COVID-19 Challenges

In light of the new statewide edict Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued in response to COVID-19, Robert Alfert and Lacey Corona of Nelson Mullins set forth practical guidance and recommendations on how the state's construction and development industry can adapt to the labyrinth of state and local executive orders.

How COVID-19 Relief Law Will Aid Small Businesses

Franco Furmanski and Carlos Loumiet at Nelson Mullins highlight the benefits of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, as well as what to expect in terms of the loan-qualification process.

Revisiting Franchise Agreements In Light Of COVID-19

It is not too early for franchisors to review their standard franchise agreements because of the coronavirus pandemic. Eight provisions may need to be revised for new sales going forward, says Michael Gray at Lathrop.

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