COVID-19: Corporate Insights and Considerations

March 27, 2020

While the spread of COVID-19 has changed the face of business, Herrick’s Corporate Department remains dedicated to providing uncompromising client service and continuity of business even in these challenging times. Herrick’s investment in and commitment to state-of-the-art tools and technology has allowed our firm to provide continuous and seamless support and counsel to our clients. Whether you are seeking advice on how to conduct diligence on a target company in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, evaluating the impact of the pandemic on conditions to closing or termination rights under mergers and acquisitions and other corporate and commercial agreements, how to handle shareholder meetings in light of restrictions on gatherings, the changing obligations in disclosure requirements in securities offerings, issues with respect to a company’s liquidity and revolving credit facilities, executive compensation or force majeure/material adverse change provisions, Herrick’s Corporate Department is ready to provide counsel on these on other novel and continually evolving issues. 

In addition, Herrick has launched a COVID-19 Task Force and Resource Center, which is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of attorneys providing real-time advice on the broad range of business and legal issues that have arisen as a result of the spread of the virus. Our team is available to assist with crisis management and in addressing other legal, logistical and operational needs. Our resource center includes multiple clients alerts providing guidance on a variety of legal topics relevant to our corporate clients, including insurance coverage, employment law, force majeure, other contract issues such as guarantees and legal doctrines such as impossibility, land use and zoning and real estate. To consult the most updated information, please visit

If would like more information, please contact:

Morris F. DeFeo at +1 212 592 1463 or [email protected]

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