12/22/2020

Congress Revises PPP Rules for Existing Borrowers; Allows Certain Borrowers to Access Second Round of Funding

Alert

On December 21, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021” (the “Omnibus Bill”) which is expected to be signed into law shortly by President T...

12/22/2020

Jason Habinsky in HR Dive: ‘5 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Coronavirus Vaccine Policy’

Article

Partner Jason Habinsky talked with HR Dive about the EEOC’s latest guidance on employer mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine.

12/21/2020

Emma Russell, Deborah Low and Emily Fuller Author Chapter in ‘Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2021’

Press Release

Partners Emma Russell and Deborah Low and Associate Emily Fuller authored a chapter in International Comparative Legal Guides’ (ICLG’s) publication titled “Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2021....

12/18/2020

Mini Kapoor Co-Authors Article in The Advocate: ‘Innovative Tort Claims in the Wake of COVID-19’

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Associate Mini Kapoor co-authored an article in the State Bar Litigation Section Report, The Advocate, titled “Innovative Tort Claims in the Wake of COVID-19.”

12/11/2020

Ricardo Garcia-Moreno in Law360: ‘How Deal Makers are Grappling With Going All-Virtual’

Article

Partner Ricardo Garcia-Moreno talked with Law360 about how the shift to working remotely and meeting with clients virtually may spell lasting changes to the mergers and acquisitions process.

12/09/2020

SEC Enforcement Action Slices into The Cheesecake Factory’s COVID-19 Disclosures

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On December 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed its first pandemic-related enforcement action against a public company for allegedly making misleading disclosures about the i...

11/24/2020

Helen Conybeare Williams in Mealey’s International Arbitration Report: ‘International Arbitration Experts Discuss the Impact on the Global Economy’

Article

Helen Conybeare Williams, counsel and solicitor advocate at the Haynes and Boone London office, was featured in a Mealey’s International Arbitration Report article about how global economic e...

11/24/2020

CARES Act – IRS Guidance Regarding M&A Transactions and Deductibility of PPP Loan Expenses

Alert

The IRS recently released long overdue guidance removing certain CARES Act tax-related obstacles to merger and acquisition transactions. Under the CARES Act, an employer is permitted to take advantag...

11/19/2020

George Y. Gonzalez, Jesus Alcocer in Global Trade Magazine Series: Out of Asia: Promise from Pandemic of a Manufacturing Renaissance in North America (Part 3)

Publication

Partner George Y. Gonzalez and Summer Associate Jesus Alcocer wrote in Global Trade Magazine about how the potential cost of reshoring out of Asia to North America could be lessened if capaci...

11/18/2020

George Y. Gonzalez, Jesus Alcocer in Global Trade Magazine Series: Out of Asia: Promise from Pandemic of a Manufacturing Renaissance in North America (Part 2)

Publication

Partner George Y. Gonzalez and Summer Associate Jesus Alcocer wrote in Global Trade Magazine about reshoring manufacturing in North America through domestic policy and government support duri...

11/12/2020

George Y. Gonzalez, Jesus Alcocer in Global Trade Magazine Series: Out of Asia: Promise from Pandemic of a Manufacturing Renaissance in North America

Publication

Partner George Y. Gonzalez and Summer Associate Jesus Alcocer published an article in Global Trade Magazine

11/10/2020

COVID-19 Business Interruption Update: 5 Things We Know From Recent Judicial Decisions

Alert

As COVID-19 cases have continued to surge into the Fall, so have the number of lawsuits filed by corporate policyholders seeking to recover part of the billions of dollars in lost income sustained sin...

11/05/2020

Mini Kapoor in Occupational Health & Safety: ‘Protecting Your Company From COVID-19 Workplace Safety Whistleblower Claims’

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Associate Mini Kapoor writes in Occupational Health & Safety about how employers should encourage a culture that allows open discussion about safety concerns in the workplace and allows employees to r...

11/03/2020

Purvi Patel Albers in World IP Review: ‘Record TM Filings at the USPTO – but do They Conceal a Darker Picture?’

Article

World IP Review quoted Partner Purvi Patel Albers about how unprecedented growth in trademark applications is seen as a positive sign of economic recovery amid the pandemic, but it may also raise ques...

11/02/2020

Matt Ferris in Bloomberg Law: Hospital Bankruptcy Surge Looms as Virus Rages, Stimulus Lapses

Article

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Matt Ferris talked with Bloomberg Law about how hospitals and other healthcare providers are bracing for a bankruptcy wave as the government stimulus aid that ga...

10/27/2020

Mexico: Amendments to Rules and Criteria on Foreign Trade

Alert

On October 1, 2020, the "Document that modifies rules and criteria of a general nature in matters of foreign trade" (the "Amending Document") was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation ("...

10/23/2020

Practical Strategies for Healthcare Providers to Limit Claims Involving Alleged Contraction of COVID-19 on Premises

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Healthcare companies providing patient care during the pandemic must be vigilant, not only to prevent the spread of infection on their premises, but also to avoid lawsuits by patients, employees, and ...

10/13/2020

Albert Tan Participates in Fund Finance Webinar Series

Press Release

On Sept. 15, Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Albert Tan participated in a webinar panel discussion titled “State of the Market: Outlook of the Fourth Quarter,” the latest installment of a Fund Finance w...

10/12/2020

Micah Skidmore in Business Insurance: ‘COVID-19 Cover Pendulum to Swing’

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Partner Micah Skidmore talked with Business Insurance about whether the COVID-19-era winning streak will end for insurers in cases concerning policyholders’ business interruption policy provi...

10/07/2020

Jason Habinsky in Bloomberg Law: ‘My Brain’s Not as Sharp: COVID Woes Stalk Workers Back on Job’

Article

Partner Jason Habinsky talked with Bloomberg Law about labor and employment implications for employers at companies with COVID-19 survivors.

10/07/2020

SBA Issues Clarifying Guidance for PPP Borrowers in M&A Transactions

Alert

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released a Procedural Notice to Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) lenders on October 2, 2020, providing ...

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’

Article

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

Alert

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

Alert

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 ...

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