As the immediate and just around the corner issues gain in scope and complexity during the pandemic, NRTA member company Crowell & Moring continues to provide information about the most significant developments.

Wednesday, May 6 at 3:00 pm EDT
Trade Secret Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition to reshaping how business is being done, COVID-19 has presented companies with unprecedented challenges and an increasingly remote workforce, which has made it more important than ever for businesses to evaluate the security and protection of their trade secrets and confidential information. Join us for a discussion about the risks to trade secrets presented by the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices for mitigating those risks.
Speakers: Jim Stronski, Anne Li, and Rob Kornweiss

Thursday, May 7 at 11:00 am EDT/4:00 pm GMT
Tools for Turbulent Times: Force Majeure and Frustration

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented disruption to businesses’ operations. In this webinar, our International Dispute Resolution practitioners will guide you through English contractual and common law mechanisms to help manage commercial problems.
Speakers: Ian Laird, Gordon McAllister, and Edward Norman

Thursday, May 7 at 3:00 pm EDT
Business Interruption: Preparing for Future Commercial Disputes

Many businesses are invoking force majeure and related legal doctrines to suspend performance in the wake of the global pandemic. Even if the dispute will likely be resolved amicably, understanding and protecting your rights is critical to the best outcome. Join Crowell & Moring litigators as they explore key issues in force majeure disputes and how to position your company for success at the negotiating table, in court, or in arbitration.
Speakers: Mark Klapow, John Murino, Luke van Houwelingen, and Mara Lieber

Friday, May 8 at 3:00 pm EDT
COVID-19 Enforcement: Players, Risks, and Preparation Strategies

Join the Crowell & Moring Investigations team for a webinar presenting forward-looking analysis of the Congressional, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice and State Attorney General civil and criminal inquiries, investigations, enforcement actions, and prosecutions just around the corner in the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to offering a comprehensive overview of the landscape, Crowell & Moring attorneys will provide practical advice on the impacts of nearly $2.5 trillion in federal stimulus money going to large, medium, and small businesses across America. We will provide an introduction and roadmap so you can start planning now and be better prepared to respond to inquiries from regulators and enforcers in the future.
Speakers: Jim Flood, Tom Hanusik, Mana E. Lombardo, Rebecca Ricigliano, and David Robbins