As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, we are continuing to monitor the impacts on businesses, financial markets, and international trade and commerce. In this climate, our clients will face a number of legal issues related to the outbreak and resulting business disruptions. To help you stay informed, we provide guidance below for management teams and boards of directors in navigating this crisis. We will continue to update this page with key developments and insights that affect your business and the health and safety of your employees.
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Simpson Thacher leverages the strength of the Firm in whole, bringing together lawyers across practice groups to provide a single source of best-in-class advice to our clients navigating this rapidly changing environment. Our multi-disciplinary team—comprised of attorneys and former government officials and business executives—assists in matters across all of our practice areas, including, but not limited to, public disclosure and reporting obligations, crisis management, cybersecurity, insurance coverage, employment contracts and internal policies, capital markets and financing matters, restructuring and insolvency, and defenses for contractual nonperformance.