10/07/2020

Introducing HB Media Minute

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Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to introduce to you our firm’s new podcast series, HB Media Minute. These podcasts will focus on new legal developments and trends impacting the media and ent...

10/06/2020

Tim Powers in The American Lawyer: ‘How Law Firms Are Handling the 'Most Interesting' Budgeting Season in Years’

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Managing Partner Tim Powers talked with The American Lawyer about how COVID-19-imposed cutbacks in law firm spending have left firms wrestling with 2021 expenditures.

09/29/2020

AgTech in the Time of COVID-19

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COVID-19 and the sheltering in place rules have produced both winners and losers in the market place for food, ag and the tech used in food production.

09/25/2020

Qualifying for the USPTO’s COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program

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When the USPTO launched its COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program on May 14, 2020, a key focus was to shorten the timeline to patent protection of COVID-19 related innovations for small busin...

09/25/2020

Modest Use of Main Street Lending Program Reported as Federal Reserve Continues to Fine Tune Its Features

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A Congressional Panel overseeing the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) has indicated that its utilization to date dwarfs the lending capacity of the Program. As of mid-August, eligible lende...

09/24/2020

Michael Mazzone, Mini Kapoor in Texas Builder: Protecting Your Company From Coronavirus-Related Premises Liability Claims

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Partner Michael Mazzone and Associate Mini Kapoor authored an article in Texas Builder about what companies can do to protect themselves from potential COVID-19-related premises liability cla...

09/18/2020

Practical Strategies to Limit Premises Liability Claims Involving COVID-19

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Businesses that open their doors to customers, guests, and other visitors during the pandemic must be vigilant, not only to keep their premises safe to those who enter, but also to avoid lawsuits by i...

09/16/2020

Michelle Jacobs, Deborah Coldwell, Mini Kapoor and Sally Dahlstrom in Franchising.com: Practical Strategies to Limit Premises Liability Claims Involving COVID-19

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Firm Partners Michelle Jacobs and Deborah Coldwell and Associates Mini Kapoor and Sally Dahlstrom authored an article in Franchising.com about the need for franchise businesses to maintain safe ...

09/15/2020

Haynes and Boone in The Texas Lawbook: The Battle of the Texas Bankruptcy Legal Advisors – A Statistical Analysis of the Firms and Lawyers

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The Texas Lawbook included Haynes and Boone, LLP in an analysis of the law firms in Texas that have played the most active role in Chapter 11 restructurings filed in the wake of the COVID-19 ...

09/08/2020

Michelle Jacobs, Suzie Trigg, Jennifer Kreick, Kayla Cristales in Bloomberg Law: INSIGHT: Maximizing Immunity Under the PREP Act for Covered Countermeasures

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Partners Michelle Jacobs and Suzie Trigg and Associates Jennifer Kreick and Kayla Cristales authored an article in Bloomberg Law examining the scope of PREP Act immunity for COVID-19 liabilit...

08/31/2020

Media and Entertainment Law Year in Review 2019-2020

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 edition of the Haynes and Boone, LLP Media and Entertainment Law Year in Review.

08/26/2020

Haynes and Boone in Law360: Virus Should Delay $30M Texas Trial, Real Estate Co. Says

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A Haynes and Boone litigation team is mentioned in a Law360 article about the scheduled trial for Baron v. AMLI, which concerns a dispute over the sale of a large apartment complex.

08/24/2020

China Releases Circular on Further Stabilizing Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment

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On August 12, 2020, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (“State Council”) released the Circular on Further Stabilizing Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (the “Circular”), in which t...

08/19/2020

Jason Habinsky in New York Law Journal: Effective Communication Key to Mitigating COVID-19 Employment Litigation Risks

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Partner Jason Habinsky talked with New York Law Journal about the importance of effective communication from employers in the midst of employment litigation related to COVID-19.

08/19/2020

FCPA Compliance in the Age of COVID-19

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Even before COVID-19, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was becoming increasingly tricky to navigate and was actively enforced. But in light of the pandemic, which is forcing rapid changes to t...

08/18/2020

Restrictions on Open Government and Public Information During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left government agencies scrambling to modify ordinary procedures aimed at ensuring the transparency of government in light of federal, state and local mandates to limit face...

08/18/2020

China Releases Draft Measures for the Administration of Imported and Exported Food Safety

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On June 11, 2020, the General Administration of Customs (“GAC”) released the Measures for the Administration of Imported and Exported Food Safety [draft] (General Administration of Customs of People's...

08/11/2020

Albert Tan Moderates Privcap Podcast on State of Global Fund Finance Market During COVID-19

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Partner Albert Tan, Co-Chair of the firm’s Fund Finance Practice Group and a member of Haynes...

08/07/2020

The Federal Reserve Releases Additional Guidance on the Loan Facilities Available to For Profit Businesses

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Since the launch of the Main Street Lending Program, the Federal Reserve (through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, which is implementing the program) issued updates on July 15, 2020 and July 31, 20...

08/06/2020

First Class: Litigation and Arbitration in London

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Recent statistics from London’s Commercial Court and major arbitration institutions confirm London’s reputation as an international hub for dispute resolution, with English law remaining the most popu...

07/31/2020

Federal Reserve Expands Main Street Lending Program to Include Nonprofit Organizations as Borrowers

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The Federal Reserve ’s Main Street Lending Program has recently been expanded to add two potential loan options, which will enable nonprofit organizations such as educational institutions, social serv...

07/30/2020

U.S. Listed Chinese Companies: Regulatory Scrutiny and Strategic Options

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China has become the largest emerging market economy and the second largest economy in the world. As a result, many Chinese companies have elected to access the U.S. capital markets for their financin...

07/29/2020

COVID-19 Related Healthcare Fraud and Anti-Kickback Enforcement Focuses on Laboratory Testing

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While the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has identified and pursued a variety of fraud schemes and activities related to COVID-19 (such as sales of fake testing kits and PPE, price gouging, and frau...

07/29/2020

Health Law Vitals July 2020

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Health Law Vitals - edition focused on Healthcare, Life Sciences, FDA and COVID-19. Browse a number of featured stories and quick reports on breaking news in this area.

07/29/2020

Adrian Azer, Micah Skidmore, Wesley Dutton in Law360: Mich. Ruling Isn't Last Word On COVID-19 Insurance Claims

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Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Adrian Azer and Micah Skidmore and Associate Wesley Dutton authored a Law360 article about a recent COVID-19-related insurance coverage court ruling concerning ...

07/22/2020

COVID-19 Is Bringing a Host of New Employment Claims: EPL Policies Should Cover Them

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Partners Steve Raptis and Melissa Goodman and Associate Mike Stoner authored an article in Law360 about how employers can protect themselves from potential claims stemming from layoffs and fu...

07/21/2020

Andreas Dracoulis, Jonathan Morton in Offshore Magazine: COVID-19 and its Impact on Offshore Construction

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Partner Andreas Dracoulis and Associate Jonathan Morton authored an article in Offshore Magazine about difficulties supply chain companies are facing due to COVID-19-related delays in offshor...

07/21/2020

A Look at Insuring Distressed M&A Deals: The Current Landscape of R&W Insurance (Part 2)

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The economic downturn engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic likely will lead to a significant increase in acquisitions of distressed targets.

07/21/2020

Andreas Dracoulis and Jonathan Morton Author Article - Wrongful Termination in Good Faith - Reconciling the Authorities in the Context of Force Majeure

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In the rush to seek relief under force majeure clauses following the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is likely that some claims were made incorrectly, albeit in good faith. Particular...

07/16/2020

M.C. Sungaila in Law.com: A Lost Summer for Law Students? Not For Aspiring Appellate Lawyers in NC and the OC

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Law.com quoted Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner M.C. Sungaila in an article about her role as the dean of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) Law Student Summer Appellate Academy, a series ...

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