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Considerations for Emerging Companies in the COVID-19 Era

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The global health crisis, business downturn and uncertainty around the outbreak of COVID-19 are providing businesses large and small with unprecedented business, financial and legal challenges. Welcome to the world of crisis management. Below is an overview of some of the legal and other considerations for emerging companies when responding to the constantly evolving COVID-19 landscape:

  • Crisis decision-making
  • Employer considerations (including Communications, Health and Safety, Work-From-Home Policies, Compensation, Layoffs and Technology)
  • Cybersecurity/Data Privacy
  • Insurance
  • Supply Chain (including “force-majeure” clauses)
  • Emergency Succession Planning
  • IP Considerations
  • Tax Response
  • Fundraising
  • Exits
  • Sustaining Operations and Finding Opportunities

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