COVID-19 Legal Resource Center

Dykema is closely monitoring the legal ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis and evaluating the potential impact to businesses in a wide variety of industries. Visit the COVID-19 Legal Resource Center for up-to-date information and legal insights relating to the coronavirus disease pandemic.

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Quick Reference Guide – State Level Shelter-in-Place Orders and Essential Services Provisions

COVID-19 Quick Reference Guides

State Level Shelter-in-Place Orders and Essential Services Provisions

Michigan Local Government Tracker for Orders Related to Essential Services 

 

By Topic

State and Federal Updates

Federal Legislative Updates

State Level Shelter-in-Place Orders and Essential Services Provisions

Michigan's Governor Issues Executive Order Creating Protected Class of COVID-19 Positive Employees
April 6, 2020

State of California and City of Los Angeles Offer Businesses Additional Coronavirus Relief as Loans and Highlight Existing Loan Programs for Small Businesses
April 3, 2020

"Ohio Issues Executive Order Requesting Relief for Small Business Tenants and Commercial Real Estate Borrowers"
NextGen Financial Services Report
April 3, 2020

Michigan Income Tax Deadlines Postponed by Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-26
March 30, 2020

A Guide to FEMA Public Assistance Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 30, 2020

State of Illinois and City of Chicago Offer Businesses Additional Coronavirus Relief as Loans and Grants
March 30, 2020

Additional Coronavirus Relief Available to Michigan Businesses as Loans or Grants
March 27, 2020

Executive Order 2020-15 – Governor Whitmer Grants Public Bodies The Flexibility to Meet Electronically During COVID-19 Emergency
March 20, 2020

CARES Act/Paycheck Protection Program

SBA Issues Interim Final Rule for the Paycheck Protection Program
April 3, 2020

CARES Act Offers Liquidity to Eligible Businesses and Mid-Sized Companies
April 3, 2020

Treasury Department Releases Preliminary PPP Guidance and Application
April 1, 2020

Updated Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program Established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
March 30, 2020

"CARES: Implications for the Healthcare Industry"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 27, 2020

"How The CARES Act Will Impact Small Business Bankruptcies"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 26, 2020

Supply Chain

Food Law and Safety During COVID-19
April 1, 2020

How Customers in the Automotive Supply Chain Can Prepare for Distressed Suppliers Resulting From COVID-19
March 6, 2020

Force Majeure

Is Your Contract Virus-Proof? [Part II]
March 17, 2020

The Present Coronavirus Epidemic and the Law of Force Majeure: How to Assess Options
March 12, 2020

Is Your Contract Virus-Proof?
March 3, 2020

Employee Benefits

Benefit Plan Implications of the CARES Act
April 8, 2020

Question and Answer: Employee Benefits Triage Amid COVID-19
March 24, 2020

Labor & Employment

Ironing Out The Details: The Department of Labor Updates and Adds to Its FFCRA Guidance FAQs
April 6, 2020

"A Timely Reminder: Employee Complaints About Working Conditions Are Protected"
Labor & Employment Law Blog
April 6, 2020

In the Nick of Time: Department of Labor Issues Regulations Interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
April 3, 2020

As Employers Work Towards Compliance, The Department of Labor Provides Third Guidance Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act
March 30, 2020

Employers Have More Questions, The Department of Labor Has More Answers: DOL Provides Second Guidance Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act
March 27, 2020

Employers Have Questions, the Department of Labor Has (Some) Answers: The DOL Provides its First Guidance Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 26, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed Into Law, Imposing Paid Leave Requirements On Small And Medium Employers Beginning April 2, 2020
March 19, 2020

House of Representatives Passes Far-Ranging Paid Sick and Family Leave Legislation for Workers Impacted by COVID-19
March 16, 2020

Practical Tips to Minimize Labor & Employment Risks Arising From Coronavirus Concerns in the Workplace and Workforce [Part II]
March 10, 2020

Practical Tips to Minimize Labor and Employment Risks Arising From the Coronavirus in the Workplace and Workforce
March 9, 2020

Bankruptcy

"How The CARES Act Will Impact Small Business Bankruptcies"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 26, 2020

"Bankruptcy Courts Remain 'Open For Business'"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 20, 2020

Corporate Finance

SBA Issues Interim Final Rule for the Paycheck Protection Program
April 3, 2020

CARES Act Offers Liquidity to Eligible Businesses and Mid-Sized Companies
April 3, 2020

Treasury Department Releases Preliminary PPP Guidance and Application
April 1, 2020

Updated Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program Established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
March 30, 2020

State of Illinois and City of Chicago Offer Businesses Additional Coronavirus Relief as Loans and Grants
March 30, 2020

Additional Coronavirus Relief Available to Michigan Businesses as Loans or Grants
March 27, 2020

Summary of Anticipated Provisions While Awaiting Final Approval of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
March 26, 2020

SEC Extends Conditional Exemption From Reporting for Public Companies Affected by COVID-19 and Provides Disclosure Guidance
March 26, 2020

Taxation

Tax Incentives Under the CARES Act
April 9, 2020

Treasury Amps Up the Relief in Notice 2020-20 for Gift and GST Taxes
March 31, 2020

Michigan Income Tax Deadlines Postponed by Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-26
March 30, 2020

Summary of the Employee Retention Credit Provision of the CARES Act (Section 2301)
March 27, 2020

Second Dose of Medicine from Treasury for Coronavirus Relief
March 23, 2020

Federal Tax Relief Is on the Way: Notice 2020-17 Issued in Response to COVID-19
March 20, 2020

Privacy and Data Security

"Working From Home Data Security Risks"
The Firewall
March 31, 2020

"OCR Guidance During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency"
The Firewall
March 31, 2020

"Strengthening Your Cybersecurity in the Age of the Coronavirus"
The Firewall
March 30, 2020

CCPA: July 1, 2020 Attorney General Enforcement Start Date Looms Despite COVID-19
The Firewall
March 27, 2020

"Considerations for Financial Institutions Regarding Security Procedures for a Remote Workforce"
The Firewall
March 16, 2020

Antitrust

DOJ Won’t Challenge Collaborative Efforts of FEMA and Medical Suppliers to Provide Emergency Supplies
April 8, 2020

DOJ and FTC Issue Joint Antitrust Statement Regarding Collaboration During COVID-19 Crisis
April 6, 2020

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Imposing Temporary Enhanced Restrictions on Price Gouging in Michigan
March 16, 2020

Avoid Antitrust and Price Gouging Pitfalls In Your Coronavirus Response
March 12, 2020

Intellectual Property

IP Filing Deadlines Extended Under CARES Act
April 3, 2020

Immigration

Supplemental H-2B Rule Placed On Hold
April 2, 2020

USCIS Extends Office Closures Until May 4, 2020
April 1, 2020

Coronavirus and Immigration: USCIS Announces Flexibility Regarding Responses to Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny
March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Immigration Updates
March 24, 2020

By Industry

Health Care

Nursing Home Compliance Under the COVID-19 Microscope
April 8, 2020

"OCR Guidance During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency"
The Firewall
March 31, 2020

"Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-30 Expands Health Care Professionals’ Scope of Practice and Lifts Certain Licensure Restrictions"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 30, 2020

"Medicare Telemedicine Reimbursement Updates in Response to COVID-19"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 30, 2020

"CARES: Implications for the Healthcare Industry"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 27, 2020

"Fighting Fraud in the Wake of COVID-19"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 26, 2020

"Michigan Executive Order Restricts Non-essential Medical and Dental Procedures to Combat COVID-19"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 21, 2020

"Michigan Governor Issues Executive Order 2020-13 to Enhance Operational Capacity and Efficiency of Health Care Facilities"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 18, 2020

"Prescribers May Forego In-Person Medical Exam When Prescribing Controlled Substances via the Internet During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 17, 2020

"A Critical Resource: Get to Know Your Local Health Department"
Homeostasis: Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog
March 12, 2020

Insurance

Headline: "SXSW Disaster: Event Admits It Has No Insurance for Coronavirus Cancellation"
Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments
March 9, 2020

COVID-19 and Your Insurance Coverage
March 5, 2020

Energy

What Does The Michigan Stay Home Executive Order Mean For Your In-Person Energy Operations?
March 23, 2020

Oil & Gas Industry—Are You Prepared to Deal With COVID-19?
March 11, 2020

Financial Services

State of California and City of Los Angeles Offer Businesses Additional Coronavirus Relief as Loans and Highlight Existing Loan Programs for Small Businesses
April 3, 2020

"Ohio Issues Executive Order Requesting Relief for Small Business Tenants and Commercial Real Estate Borrowers"
NextGen Financial Services Report
April 3, 2020

"How The CARES Act Will Impact Small Business Bankruptcies"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 26, 2020

"Bankruptcy Courts Remain 'Open For Business'"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 20, 2020

Considerations for Financial Institutions Regarding Security Procedures for a Remote Workforce
March 13, 2020

"Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Issues Statement on Pandemic Planning"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 12, 2020

"Bankers: Are you having the right conversations with your customers around COVID-19?"
NextGen Financial Services Report
March 5, 2020

Automotive

How Customers in the Automotive Supply Chain Can Prepare for Distressed Suppliers Resulting From COVID-19
March 6, 2020

Cannabis Industry

"FDA Sends CBD Warning to Ex-NFLer making COVID-19 Claims"
Cannabis Law Blog
April 2, 2020

"Michigan Continues to Respond to Cannabis Industry Needs"
Cannabis Law Blog
March 23, 2020

"Michigan and Illinois Impose Stay-at-Home Orders – Implications for Cannabis Businesses"
Cannabis Law Blog
March 23, 2020

"Illinois and Michigan Adjust Rules for Marijuana Businesses During Coronavirus Outbreak"
Cannabis Law Blog
March 19, 2020

Real Estate

"Ohio Issues Executive Order Requesting Relief for Small Business Tenants and Commercial Real Estate Borrowers"
NextGen Financial Services Report
April 3, 2020

Leasing Considerations During COVID-19 Pandemic
March 26, 2020

Food and Beverage

"FDA Sends CBD Warning to Ex-NFLer making COVID-19 Claims"
Cannabis Law Blog
April 2, 2020

Food Law and Safety During COVID-19
April 1, 2020

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