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Tesla to cut salaries, furlough workers as COVID-19 shutdowns extended to May 4

Tesla will suspend production at its U.S. factories until at least May 4 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting the company to cut pay for salaried employees between 10% and 30% and furlough workers, according to an internal email sent Tuesday night and viewed by TechCrunch. Pay cuts for salaried employees — which ranges from 30% for vice presidents, 20% for director-level executives and 10% for the remaining workforce — is expected to be in place until the end of the second quarter, accordi...
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United States: Compensation And Governance Restrictions On Cares Act Stimulus Recipients - Shearman & Sterling LLP

We provide a deeper dive into the key stimulus programs under the CARES Act, as summarized in our client note "Congress Passes Largest Ever Economic Stimulus Package: Key Provisions of CARES Act."
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United States: ARRC Releases NY Law Proposal To Amend Transactions Referencing USD LIBOR - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On March 6, 2020, the ARRC, the Federal Reserve's LIBOR-transition working group comprised of private-sector entities and industry regulators, released its New York State legislative proposal for amending financial contracts ...
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United States: District Of Delaware Dismisses Putative Securities Class Action Against Energy Company Based On Failure To Adequately Plead Materiality And Loss Causation - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On March 18, 2020, Judge Richard G. Andrews of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware dismissed a putative class action claiming violations of Sections 14(a) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, ...
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United States: USPTO Relief For Trademark Owners And Applicants In Response To The COVID-19 Outbreak - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has released guidelines to help trademark applicants and owners during the coronavirus outbreak in the United States.
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United States: DOT Guidance On Drug/Alcohol Testing During Pandemic Is Not What Regulated Transportation Employers Had Hoped For - Littler Mendelson

On March 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued Guidance on compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing regulations for employers concerned about their ability to meet regulatory...
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United States: Department Of Labor Extends Deadlines And Provides Guidance To Employers Of Foreign Nationals During The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor's ("DOL") Office of Foreign Labor Certification ("OFLC") issued...
Tags: News, United States, U S Department of Labor, Department of Labor, Pandemic Seyfarth Shaw LLP, DOL Office of Foreign Labor Certification OFLC

United States: Virginia Governor Orders Restrictions On Restaurants, Recreational Facilities, Entertainment Venues, Large Gatherings, Non-Essential Retail Businesses, And K-12 Schools - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On March 23, 2020, Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order No. 53, placing restrictions on restaurants, recreational facilities, entertainment venues...
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United States: Labor Conditions Tied To CARES Act Loans To Employers With 500 To 10,0000 Employees - Bowditch & Dewey

Title IV of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to create a loan program for employers that employ between 500 and 10,000 employees.
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United States: Federal And State WARN Act Notice Requirements And COVID-19 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

As a result, many employers are faced with the reality that layoffs, furloughs, and/or closures have occurred or may soon become necessary.
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United States: COVID-19 Ventilator Ramp-Up Marshals Engineering Army - Fierce Electronics - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

COVID-19 Ventilator Ramp-Up Marshals Engineering Army - Fierce Electronics.
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United States: It's The Little Things. - Foley Hoag LLP

The SEC is rapidly responding to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in ways big and small. For persons who are entering the SEC reporting system for the first time...
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United States: DFS Regulation Clarifies Scope Of Governor Cuomo's Forbearance Order - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released an emergency regulation implementing Governor Cuomo's March 21, 2020 Executive Order...
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Spousal abuse and taxes in trying times

Photo by Vera Arsic via Pexels The biggest problem for most of us in coronavirus lockdown with our families, whether ordered by state or local officials or self-imposed, is figuring out how to not get on each other's last nerve. For some, however, the forced togetherness is deadly serious. Possibly just deadly. Domestic violence since COVID-19 appeared has spiked as victims find themselves forced to stay home with abusers, according to those who work to protect people, still primarily wom...
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United States: Managing Covid-19 Update: Legislative Fix Protects GI Bill Benefits - Cooley LLP

On March 21, President Trump signed into law S.3503, aimed at protecting student veterans benefits as more and more transition to online programs.
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Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban

President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel ban on Wuhan, the city that spawned the global coronavirus pandemic. As the United States suffered a record total of nearly 2,000 deaths in the past 24 hours, China reported no new deaths for the first time since the outbreak began in Wuhan in late December. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in ...
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United States: COVID-19 And HIPAA: OCR Guidance On Disclosures To Law Enforcement, First Responders, And Public Health Authorities - Foley Hoag LLP

On March 24, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance on how HIPAA covered entities may disclose protected health information...
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United States: WKSIs Should Verify Their Status In Light Of Recent Market Downturn - Mayer Brown

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe market volatility in U.S. capital markets and the loss of significant equity value for many U.S. public companies. As a result, many companies may be at risk of losing their status...
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United States: Remote Notarization Of New Hampshire Estate Planning Documents - McLane Middleton, Professional Association

There is good news for New Hampshire clients who need notarized documents and who may be reluctant to sign in the presence of a Notary Public, or are otherwise having difficulty locating one.
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United States: Lockdown Bay Area: Northern California Jurisdictions Extend And Expand Shelter-In-Place Orders - Proskauer Rose LLP

As we previously reported, six Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley previously issued expansive shelter-in-place orders requiring all but "Essential Businesses" to cease operations.
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United States: SEC Expands Temporary Relief For Public Company Filing Deadlines - Proskauer Rose LLP

On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") announced an Order to provide further extensions for public company filing deadlines due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Tags: News, United States, Commission, SEC, U S Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Public Company Filing Deadlines Proskauer Rose LLP

United States: PErspectives: Private Equity Industry Insights - April 6, 2020 - Ropes & Gray LLP

The recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act and CARES Act cover topics of interest to employers, including expanded paid leave, payroll retention tax credits, payroll tax deferral and unemployment insurance.
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United States: Summary Of CARES Act Stimulus Package For Relief During COVID-19 Emergency - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

On Friday March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the bipartisan proposal for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (known as the "CARES Act").
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Trump Walks Back Claim That US Will Put ‘Very Powerful Hold’ On WHO Funding

President Trump is now going after the World Health Organization in response to its criticisms of the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic. Trump kicked off Tuesday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing by saying that the U.S. will place a “very powerful hold” on sending funds to the World Health Organization. “The WHO, that’s the World Health Organization, receives vast amounts of money from the United States,” Trump said. “And we pay for a majority, the biggest portion of their money, an...
Tags: News, White House, China, US, United States, Who, World Health Organization, Trump, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19, White House Coronavirus Task Force

United States: NYDFS Instructs Insurers To Provide Coverage Information And Explanation Of Benefits Regarding COVID-19 - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the anticipated associated insurance losses, by letter dated March 10, 2020...
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New US Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany ran a racist, right-wing conspiracy blog

I’m about three hours into a deep wallow in new US Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s blog and – spoiler alert – it’s a hot mess full of racism, Islamophobia, and right-wing conspiracy theories. The website – whose name changed from RealReaganConservative.Com to – appears to have gone into “maintenance mode” back in 2016, which of course coincides with Trump’s election. It appears McEnany had a lot to say about African Americans, liberals, Muslims (with a specific emphasis ...
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FREE WEBINAR Covid-19 & the Supply Chain: Lessons from Europe for the US

Brought to you by My Private Brand and Global Retail Brands magazine. IPLC consultants have prepared a webinar to give an update on the Covid-19 pandemic, the impacts on commerce & individual freedom of movement and the knock-on effects on the grocery supply chain. With our unique insights from Europe, this webinar will help you to take real steps to protect your business when coronavirus comes to your doorstep. Europe is several weeks ahead of the United States with respect to the COVID-19 pand...
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Asian shares poised to follow Wall Street's rocky lead

Australian shares were expected to open lower as warnings of an economic slump and a spike in unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic dampened sentiment. Nikkei futures were down 0.37% at 2319 GMT. After U.S. stock markets closed, President Donald Trump said the United States may be getting to the top of the coronavirus curve.
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Living in these areas of the US raises your risk of death from coronavirus, study says

You are more likely to die from Covid-19 if you live in a county in the United States with higher levels of long-term air pollution, according to new research released Tuesday by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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The Latest: European Union science official resigns

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New York City records more deaths from virus than 9-11.—Trump criticizes World Health Organization for virus response.—France reaches 10,000 coronavirus deaths.—U.N. estimates loss of 195 millon full-time jobs in 2nd quarter.___BRUSSELS — The chief of th...
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