OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and an inclusive firm culture. From the firmwide committees and programs that we sponsor to our partnerships with diversity organizations and our clients, diversity truly drives our business.
Responding to COVID-19
Our Responding to COVID-19 Resource Center provides a wide-range of legal and business insight to help clients respond to the challenges they are facing due to the global outbreak.
The real estate industry, and particularly the hospitality and retail sector, has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 1 September 2020, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the addition of six sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).
Prior to 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), private equity fund, hedge fund, and other investment fund or asset managers that received an interest in an entity taxed as a partnership for U.S. federal income tax purposes (a so-called “carried interest”) in exchange for providing investment advisory services to such vehicle were generally taxed at preferential long-term capital gains rates on their allocable share of income attributable to such carried interest so long as the underlying investment vehicle held the assets giving rise to such income for more than a year.
This session will look at issues surrounding potential termination of contracts, including the ways termination can be affected and the exercise of contractual discretion.
This final session will discuss contract damages and how COVID-19 might have an impact, consequential loss exclusions and mitigation of loss.
The next in our COVID-19 series on navigating the path to recovery discusses getting people back into work and their workplaces in Australia.
As a firm, we reject racism and social injustice. We believe that education is key to activate change. We recently hosted a three-part speaker series titled, Conversations About Race. We had conversations with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP; Dr. Harry Williams, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund; and the Honorable Bernice B. Donald who offered valuable insight.