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May 2020

Podcast: Businesses Across a Range of Industries Could Face Bankruptcies

May 2020

Podcast: Restaurants and Bars Shift Their Business Models, Prepare for Reopening

Tennessee

May 2020

Podcast: Many Industries Could See Waves of Bankruptcies in Coming Months

May 2020

Podcast: Keeping Employees Safe at Work: An Employer's Guide

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Commercial Real Estate Feels the Impact of Pandemic

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: How Dental Practices are Dealing with COVID-19 Fallout

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Business interruption insurance and COVID-19

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: COVID-19 Brings Telehealth Services in the Spotlight

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Risk Management for Healthcare Providers in the Coronavirus Era

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Real World Ethics in the Era of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: COVID-19 and an Economic Downturn Hit Not-for-Profit Hospitals

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: CARES ACT: SBA Offers $250 Billion Boost to Small Businesses

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Waiting room: When Doctor's Offices Face the Coronavirus

Tennessee

April 2020

Podcast: Congress responds: A closer look at the Families First and CARES Acts

Tennessee

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Proposed Legislation Would Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Claims
Waller, May 2020

With pandemic-related legal filings on the rise across the country, the Waller Government Relations team has worked closely with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry to draft the Tennessee Business Recovery and Safe Harbor Act. This crucial legislation is designed to provide broad civil liability protection from “health emergency claims” for a wide array of covered entities in Tennessee, including many businesses, healthcare providers, educational entities, governmental entities, cultural institutions and churches...

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Immigration Alert: USCIS Announces Temporary Policy Changes for J-1 Waiver Physicians during the COVID-19 National Emergency
Waller, May 2020

In light of the COVID-19 National Health Emergency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced temporary policies related to H-1B-sponsored physicians who are completing their three-year J-1 waiver service commitment requirements. The temporary policies relate to full-time work requirements and the ability of J-1 waiver-approved physicians to provide telehealth services. Physicians who complete their graduate medical training in J-1 status are eligible to seek a waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement by agreeing to work in H-1B status on a full-time basis in a federally designated medically underserved area...

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USPTO Further Extends Certain Deadlines in Response to COVID-19
Waller, May 2020

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a news brief in connection with a further extension of the relief provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The USPTO has offered patent and trademark applicants and owners an additional thirty (30) days in which to file certain documents and pay certain fees, extending the deadline set by the original notices to June 1st. Two USPTO Notices provide details of the specific deadlines subject to this additional extension: one for patents and one fo rtrademarks, both of which incorporate and supersede the original notices issued on March 16, 2020...

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An Alternative to CARES Act Relief SEC Issues Temporary Crowdfunding Rules Amendment
Waller, May 2020

On May 4, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a temporary final rule amending certain rules that apply to securities offerings initiated under Regulation Crowdfunding between May 4, 2020 and August 31, 2020. The temporary amendment is intended to expedite the offering process for smaller companies with at least six months of operating history that are seeking to meet their funding needs (ostensibly caused directly or indirectly by COVID-19) through the offer and sale of securities pursuant to Regulation Crowdfunding...

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Tennessee Restaurants Reopening: What Can We Do Besides Eat
Waller, May 2020

Restaurants and other establishments that serve a menu of food were allowed to open in Tennessee beginning April 27. Memphis and Nashville remain closed. We have been fielding questions about what else customers are allowed to do besides eat, including playing cornhole or ping-pong or being entertained by a live comedian. We also have been hearing: would we have to serve food during all hours of operation? Feed folks Food service is a requirement for bars to be open, as we read Executive Order 30. You might close the kitchen half an hour before closing, but we strongly encourage any restaurant or bar to have a menu of food items available at all times...

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