Barton COVID-19 Resource Center

Mar 27, 2020 | Blog

Barton supports our clients and colleagues by continuing to collect available information regarding programs and assistance resources that have come into focus particularly due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic and its recovery process. Please review these resources and check back often as the firm updates Client Alerts and other news focusing on Coronavirus-related legal issues and best practices. For specific questions or concerns, please contact the Barton attorney with whom you regularly work or one of the Barton Crisis Management Team members listed to the right.



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Partner Alvan L. Bobrow Published in New York Law Journal, “Should I Stay……Or Should I Go?: Understanding Residency Rules

The Save Our Stages Act Passes, Giving a Lifeline to Live Music

COVID-19 & Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations

Paycheck Protection Program and the Tax Issue

What Businesses Receiving PPP Funds Need to Know About Changing Ownership

COVID-19 Impact On Business – But Will Insurance Cover the Loss? Issue 3: Legal Reform

Partner Kenneth Rashbaum to Moderate “To Trace or Not to Trace?: Compliance in the Era of COVID-19 and Remote Surveillance” Webinar on July 21st

Is Your Return to Work COVID-19 Liability Waiver Worthwhile?

COVID-19 Impact on Business – But Will Insurance Cover the Loss? Issue 2: Legislative Risk-Shifting

Partner Marc O. Dedman Quoted in Crain’s New York Business’ Article, “Albany Pandemic Bill Could Change Commercial Insurance Industry Forever”

Contact Tracing, Surveillance Software & Privacy w/ Ken Rashbaum & Host Richard Levick Featured on “In House Warrior” Daily Podcast

“Cyber Compliance & Litigation: What Now?” Webinar Led by Kenneth Rashbaum

Tracking COVID-19 Contacts for Returning Employees or Their Productivity While Working Remotely? Proceed with Caution

Bankruptcy Partner Eric W. Sleeper Addresses the Implications to Trade Vendors of Additional Terms DIP Lenders Are Likely to Require Due to COVID-19 Repercussions in a Women’s Wear Daily Article

COVID-19 Impact On Business—But Will Insurance Cover the Loss? Issue 1: Business Interruption Coverage – Lost Income

Roger Barton: Featured Speaker at BritishAmerican Business Webinar Series, Accelerate Resilience & Continuity, “Financial Resilience in a Time of Crisis,” Held on Monday, April 13th

SEC Proposes Increased Funding Limits for Exempt Offerings

Roger Barton: Quoted in Law360 Article, “Law Firms Brace For More COVID-19 Financial Woes”

Roger Barton Interviewed: “Demonstrating Firm Leadership in a Pandemic”

Interim Mortgage Appraisal Rule Forthcoming

IRS Extends Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchange Deadlines

Demonstrating Firm Leadership in a Pandemic

New Immediate Guidance on the CARES Act & the Paycheck Protection Program

Identify the Business Risks from COVID-19 to Manage Them

Can a Virus Spread from Your Employees to the Company’s Computers? Preparing the Company for Secure Remote Work

Coronavirus Could Impact Your Business—But Will Your Insurance Policy Cover the Loss?

Deciding Whether to Assert That Coronavirus Excuses Contract Nonperformance

When Prepping for COVID-19, Don’t Forget About Laws Not Typically Associated with Office Workers

Will Your Insurance Cover a Data Breach Arising from COVID-19? Review the Policy to Plan Your Claims Now

Real Estate Is An Essential Business

Timely Additional Guidance on the New SBA Paycheck Protection Loan Program

Are You Eligible for a Small Business Loan under the CARES Act?

Governor Cuomo Authorizes Via Video Conference