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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP  

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Meet The Team

Cassandra (Sandy) Collins

Cassandra (Sandy) C. CollinsPartner

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate

Samuel Danon

Samuel A. DanonPartner

  • Business Litigation
  • Advertising and Marketing Litigation

Thomas Taylor

Thomas W. Taylor

  • Class Action, Multidistrict Litigation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law

Latest Alerts

Coronavirus and the NLRA – Unilateral Changes in Emergency Situations
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

  Employers with collective bargaining agreements and union relationships know they generally cannot make unilateral changes to terms and conditions of employment.  But in an unprecedented emergency like the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are all facing, union bargaining obligations may be relaxed, either based on the terms of a collective bargaining agreement, or under National Labor Relations Board law.  As employers are forced to make ever more difficult operational decisions in the face of this emerging threat, here are some issues unionized businesses should consider when contemplating major workplace changes...

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Threatens a Decline in M&A Activity
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

  As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, precautions such as event postponement, travel cancellations and avoidance of crowds are having a significant economic impact, with many retailers being hit especially hard. After several years of solid market performance and economic growth, panic surrounding COVID-19 has resulted in volatility and significant drops in the stock market, creating less favorable economic conditions for M&A activity...

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COVID-19: How Does the Outbreak Affect Immigration Workplace Compliance?
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

Employers face many urgent issues in responding to the US outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.  The disease has forced employers to develop and implement workplace safety, mitigation, and business continuity plans.  These may include allowing employees to work from home or from alternate unaffected worksites, as well as outsourcing I-9 document reviews to agents in remote locations. Economic slowdowns have occurred in some sectors due to the global pandemic, requiring some companies to consider or implement temporary employee furloughs or even reductions in force...

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Cancelled Due To COVID-19? Look Closely At Your Event Cancellation Policy
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

  Timing is everything. Just as conference season is getting into full swing, COVID-19 has lashed out in force. In the past 24 hours alone, we have received numerous calls from clients about annual meetings, trade shows and speaking engagements they have been compelled to cancel, all on short notice, due to the novel coronavirus...

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COVID-19: How Does the Outbreak Affect International Travel?
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

  Overview As of mid-March 2020, countries are responding in various ways to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Concerning immigration and movement of people around the world, these responses generally fall into a few categories, including travel warnings, travel restrictions, health screenings and quarantines, and extensions of immigration status for impacted individuals. This article addresses the impact of the outbreak on international travel, with specific information from several countries. In a separate article, we addressed how the outbreak affects immigration workplace compliance...

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Considerations for Shareholder Meetings
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

Many public companies are considering how the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, and the related public health concerns may affect their shareholder meetings. In particular, many companies are considering whether to change meeting dates or locations or even host “hybrid” in-person/virtual shareholder meetings or virtual-only shareholder meetings. This memorandum addresses issues for these companies to consider. Key Take-Aways • Hosting a hybrid meeting will preserve a company’s ability to allow attendees (including directors, employees, and shareholders) to participate remotely...

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