Task Force Releases Guidance on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate For Federal Contractors

Sep 27, 2021

President Biden’s Executive Order and COVID‐19 Action Plan: What It Means For Employers

Sep 13, 2021

Five Things Every Long-Term Care Facility Should Know When Facing a Class Action

Jul 15, 2021

CFPB Proposes Mortgage Servicing Changes to Prevent Wave of COVID-19 Foreclosures

Apr 26, 2021

COVID‐19 and Court Procedures

Apr 19, 2021

A New Paradigm for Trial Teams – Embedding Appellate Lawyers at an Early Stage

Mar 24, 2021

The Argument for Litigating COVID-19 Cases Against Nursing Homes in Federal Court

Mar 19, 2021

Federal Bank Regulators Issue Rule Supporting Treasury’s Investments in Minority…

Mar 19, 2021

FHFA Extends COVID-19 Forbearance Period and Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums

Mar 19, 2021

FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums and COVID Forbearance Period

Feb 19, 2021

FHFA Further Extends COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities

Feb 19, 2021

CALPELRA “Death by a Thousand Meetings” Bankruptcy Presentation

Jan 26, 2021

New 2021 Employment Laws in California

Jan 25, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program Reopened and Modified

Jan 8, 2021

Webinar: 2020 Update on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Dec 28, 2020

EEOC Weighs in on COVID-19 Vaccine

Dec 17, 2020

A Practical Guide to Shaping Force Majeure Provisions During the Pandemic

Dec 15, 2020

Another Cost of COVID-19 Remote Work – States Want their Cut of Payroll Taxes

Dec 11, 2020

Considerations for California School Districts: Audit Delays and Continuing Disclosure Compliance

Nov 25, 2020

Just a SEC – Agency Adopts New Rules Impacting Pay Equity Shareholder Proposals

Nov 9, 2020

Municipal Bankruptcy: Using and Avoiding Chapter 9 in Times of Fiscal Stress

Nov 6, 2020

Profiting off Public Panic – Abbott Laboratories et al v. Brown

Nov 2, 2020

Oregon OSHA Issues Revised Standards Regarding COVID-19 – Employers Should Take Note and Take Action

Oct 6, 2020

COVID‐19 and Debt Restructuring

Oct 5, 2020

California Enacts Legislation Codifying COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Presumption…

Oct 5, 2020

Orrick Public Policy Podcast #15 – A Conversation with Pennsylvania Speaker Bryan Cutler

Oct 1, 2020

Orrick Public Policy Podcast #14 – A Conversation with Louisiana Senator Sharon Hewitt

Sep 23, 2020

Navigating California’s New Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law – Guidance on Key…

Sep 23, 2020

Orrick Public Policy Podcast #13 – A Conversation with Montana Attorney General Tim Fox

Sep 3, 2020

The Solution to Resuming Civil Trials in California During the Pandemic: Agree to Less Jurors

Sep 1, 2020

Denise Mingrone Advises Companies on Protecting Software IP Against Piracy

Aug 31, 2020

Orrick Public Policy Podcast #12 – A Conversation with Maine State Treasurer…

Aug 25, 2020

Investments in Germany under COVID 19 – Turning a Crisis into Opportunities

Aug 17, 2020

When Recovery Fails: State Intervention and Local Government Bankruptcy

Aug 12, 2020

Partner Annette Hurst Featured on Responding to the Covid-19 Crisis…

Aug 10, 2020

Health Providers Should Beware FCA Risks of COVID-19 Aid

Aug 7, 2020

Chinese and Russian Hackers Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Aug 4, 2020

Annual Distressed Round Table: Supreme Court Term Wrap-Up

Jul 30, 2020

Orrick Public Policy Podcast #11 – A Conversation with Missouri Senate Majority…

Jul 29, 2020

Regulators Offer Insights Into SEC, CFTC, and OSHA Whistleblower Program’s Trends…

Jul 27, 2020

Where From Here – Webinar Series

May 24, 2022: Public companies face several questions now that the SEC has proposed sweeping rules to require climate-change disclosures. How would the rules affect a company’s climate goals and strategy? How would climate goals affect SEC reporting? And what’s the best way to navigate the renewables market? We discuss those and related questions – and suggest practical tips for public companies – in the latest conversation we’ve hosted about the growing role of ESG factors in business today.
Watch the webinar | View the slides | Get CLE Credit | View on Orrick.com

April 19, 2022: The SEC recently released cybersecurity and climate-related disclosure rules. To help public companies get abreast of these developments, our cybersecurity, corporate governance and ESG experts hosted a discussion with Mike Pressman, Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft. This discussion provides an overview of the new rules and offers practical suggestions to get ahead of these trends. We also include our predictions on the upcoming rules about human capital management.
Watch the webinar | View the slides | Get CLE Credit | View on Orrick.com

March 4, 2022: The United States, the UK and the EU have imposed far-reaching and unprecedented economic sanctions and export controls in response to Russia’s military actions in Ukraine. Our team discusses the new restrictions and practical considerations for companies seeking to comply with the rapidly changing requirements.
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January 27, 2022: We are expecting an increase in regulatory enforcement, particularly from the SEC, in 2022. One topic many public companies are wrestling with is new SEC amendments requiring disclosure of insider trading policies and procedures. To help companies better understand this new guidance and what it means, we hosted a conversation with industry leaders from KPMG to discuss how to proactively prepare for the new guidance and how to manage some of the challenges companies may face when formalizing and implementing their procedures.
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May 14, 2021: ESG and the push toward net zero have quickly become considerations for companies in every sector. Companies are becoming increasingly invested in the process, choosing renewable energy sources to significantly reduce carbon emissions. Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets are key considerations for many large commercial, industrial and institutional (C&I) buyers. Yet, the standards for carbon offsets and RECs are not well defined. In fact, some have described it as the “wild west” -- where sustainability assumptions are not always carefully vetted and disclosures may not hold up under regulatory scrutiny. We hosted a timely conversation on disclosure obligations and mitigating risks connected with renewable energy reporting.
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April 15, 2021: With the arrival of Spring and the vaccine, we're all feeling pent-up demand to re-open and travel. Vaccination rates are climbing and there's light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. Countries and companies are looking to "vaccine passports" to help structure re-opening plans, but technical complexity, lack of uniformity and mixed governmental support threaten to slow adoption and sow uncertainty and risk. We hosted a practical conversation on the basics of vaccine passports, and the potential key privacy and security issues, employment concerns and U.S. constitutional and other federal civil liberties issues.
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April 1, 2021: While concerns over the power and influence of Big Tech have been simmering for years, #techlash may be on the brink of boiling over. Combined with what appears to be an increasing appetite for legislation coupled with more regulatory regimes in the U.S. and worldwide, it’s more important than ever to see around corners in the areas of merger regulation, competition policy, and intellectual property enforcement.
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COVID-19 US State Orders


Our last update was July 1, 2021. We hope this resource was valuable to you.
You should independently confirm you have the latest order(s) before rendering any advice or making any decisions.

COVID-19 State Orders

Return to the Workplace

Employment – US | Employment – International | Privacy

Corporate Compliance & Contracts

Anti-Corruption & Compliance | Contracts/Force Majeure | Corporate Governance & Disclosure | Insurance | Tax

M&A and Strategic Collaborations

Mergers & Acquisitions | Antitrust

Finance, Government Relief & Restructuring

Restructuring | Paycheck Protection Program | CARES Act

Litigation & Enforcement

Status of US Courts

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M&A and Strategic Collaborations


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