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Schiff Hardin Continues Growth of National Restructuring Practice With Return of Rick Frimmer

We announced today that Rick Frimmer has returned as counsel in the firm’s Restructuring Practice. Rick provides strategic financial and legal counsel in restructurings of municipal debt and corporate debt and equity.

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COVID-19: States Attempt to Shift Economic Burden to Insurance Industry with New Legislation on Business Interruption Coverage

In recent weeks, an increasing number of state legislatures have taken drastic measures to force the insurance industry to shoulder much of the burden of the economic downturn brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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SEC Urges Companies to Provide Robust, Forward-Looking Disclosure on COVID-19 Impact in Earnings Releases and Investor Calls

In anticipation of the raft of earnings releases and analyst and investor calls that will take place in the next few weeks, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a public statement in which SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Director of the Division of Corporation Finance William Hinman urge issuers to provide robust, forward-looking disclosures regarding the impact of COVID-19 in their upcoming earnings releases and analyst and investor calls.

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COVID-19 or Not, CPSC Keeps Chugging Along

Schiff Hardin Product Liability and Mass Torts Blog

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Schiff Pro Bono Win Secured Secular Marriage Celebrants in Michigan

Schiff successfully secured the rights of secular celebrants to officiate and solemnize marriages in the state of Michigan.

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Novel Virus Brings Novel Coverage Theories

Like new cases of COVID-19, the number of business interruption suits appears to be increasing exponentially. In the last few weeks, dozens of plaintiffs in at least six lawsuits across four states have sought insurance coverage for business losses associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Schiff Named Cybersecurity Standout by BTI

Schiff Hardin announced today the firm has been ranked as a Cybersecurity Standout in Litigation and as a Distinguished Cybersecurity Firm in Strategy & Counseling in BTI Consulting’s BTI Cybersecurity & Data Privacy 2020 report.

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SEC Provides Informal Guidance on COVID-19 Relief Regarding Incorporation by Reference of Information from Proxy Materials into Form 10-K

On March 25, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted public company regulatory relief and issued Staff guidance regarding disclosure obligations in light of the continued complications associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Roberts Named a Trailblazer in Real Estate/Construction Law

Construction Law Group Leader Kenneth Roberts has been named a “Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazer” for 2020 by the National Law Journal, recognizing Ken’s unparalleled reputation in the industry.