Instant Insights / As Coronavirus Spreads, Legal Industry Shifts into Crisis Management Mode
Lawyers and their clients worldwide are responding to the coronavirus outbreak that, since December, has killed more than 67,760 people and infected more than 1.21 million. Law.com’s reporters around the world are covering the virus’ impact on law firm operations, client business, law schools, and lawyer and staffer safety. Here’s a collection of our coverage, which we’re continuously updating.
Companies, Trade Organizations Seek to Postpone CCPA Enforcement Date
"The undersigned organizations employ millions of individuals who are faced with this crisis and are doing their best to manage their personal and professional lives in the face of uncertain times. Many companies have instituted mandatory work-from-home measures to limit community,” reads a letter from companies and trade organizations to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
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Over 30 trade associations and companies co-signed a letter this week to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asking him to push back the July 1 enforcement date for the California Consumer Privacy Act due to the new coronavirus and a lack of clarity on the enforcement rules.
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The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented global event that has left businesses in uncharted territory. The volume of contracts that may warrant review for force majeure provisions continues to grow. Read more to learn how your contracts may be impacted to remedy the situation.
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