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  • December 27 2021

    Client Alert: NY Updates Quarantine Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated Critical Workers

    In an effort to address the staffing issues surrounding the spike in COVID-19 cases due to the highly-transmissible Omicron variant, New York has announced changes to the quarantine and return-to-work guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals working in certain critical industries who test positive for COVID-19.

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  • December 27 2021

    Global SPAC Partners announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination with Gorilla Technology Group.  The combined entity Gorilla Technology has applied to list its stock on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker “GRRR”.  EGS acted as counsel to Global SPAC Partners.

  • December 23 2021

    Ackrell SPAC Partners I Co.,  a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination with Blackstone Products, an innovative and design-driven company that is redefining the outdoor cooking experience with griddle cooking appliances and accessories.  Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will be renamed Blackstone Products, Inc. and expects to apply to be listed on the Nasdaq under the new ticker symbol “BLKS.” EGS acted as counsel to Ackrell SPAC Partners I Co.

  • December 23 2021

    Client Alert: Reminder: NY Quarantine Leave, NYC Sick Leave & WARN Obligations

    As the Omicron strain continues to spread and businesses are increasingly faced with employees testing positive for COVID-19, we take this opportunity to remind you about employer obligations under the NY Quarantine Leave Law, NYC paid sick leave law and, for businesses considering shuttering operations temporarily or permanently, the federal and NYS WARN Act.

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  • December 23 2021

    Client Alert: Updates To Key To NYC Requirements

    Per our previous Client Alert, effective December 27, 2021, the “Key to NYC” program will now require all individuals over the age of 12 to provide proof that they have received a full regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine (meaning two doses of a two-dose vaccine, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine, such as Janssen/Johnson & Johnson). In addition, effective December 14, children 5-11 years old are now required to provide proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • December 21 2021

    NexGel, Inc. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $142,200,000.  EGS acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the sole book-running manager in the offering.

  • December 20 2021

    NorthView Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $189,800,000.  EGS acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • December 20 2021

    Client Alert: OSHA Large Employer Emergency Temporary Standard Reinstated

    Per our previous Client Alert, on November 4, 2021 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard regarding COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for employers with 100 or more employees (the “100+ ETS”). The 100+ ETS was effective as of November 5, 2021, but enforcement was subsequently stayed pending a legal challenge.

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