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New Tools to Fight the Pandemic: FDA’S Emergency Use Authorizations for COVID-19 Devices

March 31, 2020

Among the bright spots amidst all the bad news lately are the frequent reports of how scientists and engineers have been mobilizing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic with new tests, new treatments and new preventative measures. On March 28, 2020, Abbott Labs announced FDA approval for a new COVID-19 test that can be run in a doctor’s office and return results within 15 minutes.

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SEC Removes Conditions On ADV Amendment Filing Extension

March 31, 2020

The SEC issued an updated order regarding a temporary exemption from certain requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

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Funding for Health Care Companies Under the CARES Act

March 31, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the CARES Act was signed into law. There is a lot to digest and numerous sources of relief for businesses of all sizes, across a wide range of industries. This article highlights a few key sources of relief for our health care clients.

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Construction: COVID-19 Implications for Your Contracts

March 31, 2020

If the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not yet affected your local construction projects, it will soon. How should you prepare for the potential impacts and damages?

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COVID-19: What the CARES Act Means to Employers

March 30, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the CARES Act—a $2 trillion emergency stimulus bill—intended to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19. This article summarizes the provisions that most directly impact employers.

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Business-Related Tax Changes Made by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

March 30, 2020

The CARES Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, makes important changes to certain key tax provisions for businesses affected by COVID-19.

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CARES Act Affects Retirement Plans and Employee Benefit Programs

March 30, 2020

The CARES Act contains assistance for workers, families and businesses, support for the health care system to fight COVID-19, and programs to stabilize the economy and several provisions related to retirement plans and other employee benefit programs.

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A Beacon in a Storm: Responding to the COVID-19 Financial Crisis

March 30, 2020

Executives and their companies facing a financial storm brought on by the pandemic can find themselves in an overwhelming spot. Fredrikson attorneys provide a next-steps checklist and wealth of resources to help weather the storm.

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Employment Question of the Day: March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

How will unemployment in Minnesota be impacted by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act)?

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Employment Question of the Day: March 29, 2020

March 29, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) permits employers to exempt “health care providers” from receiving paid leave and paid expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). So who is a “health care provider?”

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