COVID-19 Resources

As the global COVID-19 public health emergency continues to spread and create challenges for businesses worldwide, we wanted to share with you some of the resources we have created to help you address some of the challenges you and your business may be facing. We will update this page with changes in this rapidly evolving legal and regulatory landscape.

Read our letter to our clients and friends.

Click here to contact a member of our COVID-19 Response Team.

Resources for Employers:

Resources for the Health Care & Life Sciences Industry:

Click here for the COVID-19 Resource Center for Health Care & Life Sciences Clients.

Resources for the Energy Industry:

Resources for the Real Estate Industry:

Resources for the Construction Industry:

Resources for the Banking Industry:

Resources from our Government & Public Relations Group in Augusta, ME:

Resources for the Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries Industry:

Resources for Individuals and Families:

Resources for the Promotions Industry:

Additional resources you might find helpful:

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Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated: Does Your Company Have a Plan B?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/18...

News

Verrill Partner Joins Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Family Law Committee

Blog

A Chronology of COVID-19 Relief for ERISA Plans

This chronology traces the major ongoing relief provided by legislation, regulatory action, and other agency guidance to assist ERISA plan participants, fiduciaries, and sponsors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through August 10, 2020. Superseded...

Blog

Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. For more...

Matter

2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

Publication/Podcast

PPP: How is Maine Faring?

Originally enacted on March 27, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) offers loan support and (potentially) loan forgiveness to qualifying small businesses – generally defined as those with not more than 500 employees. According to...

News

Verrill’s Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice Recognized in 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

(July 20, 2020) – Verrill attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide , Chambers and Partners' fifth edition of the publication...

Event

IP & Business Transactional Strategies as Life Science Companies Plan Their U.S. Market Entry

Business law attorney Eugene Ho and IP attorney Beverly Hjorth will be presenting for ACTION Innovation Network members for its webinar series, discussing what life science companies should be thinking about when considering entry...