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  • March 20 2020

    Client Alert:  What Employers Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA

    Yesterday, the EEOC released guidance which provides employers direction on how to handle safety concerns associated with COVID-19 while staying in compliance with federal disability discrimination laws, in particular the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Click here to read the alert.

  • March 18 2020

    Client Alert: COVID-19 Questions & Answers for Employers

    Much about the COVID-19 situation is fluid and evolving quickly.  Below is a link to summarized answers to the most frequent questions concerning compensation, working conditions, and accommodating infected employees.

    Click here to read the alert.

     

  • March 18 2020

    Client Alert and Regulation Best Interest Memo Part II

    In the attached Client Memorandum II, we expand upon our prior guidance and focus on certain key Regulation BI developments and issues in 2020 covered firms should be sure not to overlook. Both the SEC and FINRA issued substantial interpretive guidance this year. Both FINRA and the SEC also conducted examinations for Regulation BI “preparedness” in 2019 and will continue to do so in 2020, even before the June 30, 2020 effective date. For broker-dealers doing business in Massachusetts, that state has adopted a full-blown “fiduciary duty” rule applicable in defined circumstances that is even more stringent than the SEC’s “best interest” standard.

  • March 17 2020

    International General Insurance Holdings Limited and Tiberius Acquisition Corporation announced the closing of their previously announced business combination.  EGS acted as counsel to Tiberius.

  • March 11 2020

    Proficient Alpha Acquisition Corp., a Nevada corporation and special purpose acquisition company, announced on March 10, 2020 that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Lion Financial Group Limited, a British Virgin Islands corporation and Hong Kong-based diversified financial services company, for a transaction valued at approximately $125 million.  EGS acted as counsel to Proficient Alpha Acquisition Corp.

  • March 09 2020 Event

    Hospitality Wage & Hour Seminar:  FLSA & New York Labor Law Issues in Restaurants
    Please join our seasoned employment lawyers, Valerie Bluth, Amanda Fugazy and Ilan Weiser for a complimentary seminar on FLSA & New York Labor Law issues affecting the hospitality industry.
    Click here for more details.
  • March 06 2020

    Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc., a leader in enterprise-level digital transformation, together with ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have completed their previously announced business combination.  EGS acted as counsel to ChaSerg.

  • February 27 2020

    Lianluo Smart Limited announced the closing of their registered direct offering in the amount of $3,400,000.  EGS acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the sole placement agent for the offering.

“It’s with genuine appreciation to all of our clients that we are in a position to achieve and maintain our leadership position in so many areas.”