• 07.08.20

    Force Majeure and Other Contractual Issues in a COVID-19 World

    Emil Petrossian authored an article for Risk Management Magazine outlining the fundamental aspects of force majeure clauses every company should be aware of in light of COVID-19.

  • 07.08.20

    Cannabis Industry Mergers May Soon Face Less DOJ Scrutiny

    Antitrust and competition senior counsel Brian Mohr, cannabis and CBD practice leader Anita Sabine, and M&A and capital markets practices leader Thomas Poletti authored an article for Law360 about the current state of M&A transactions in the cannabis industry. In the article, the authors ...

  • 07.08.20

    Industry Voices—Silver Linings May Emerge From COVID-19 if State, Federal Policies can be ...

    Manatt Health managing director Jonah Frohlich and director Megan Ingraham authored an article for FierceHealthcare about how ambulatory care providers in California responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through the widespread adoption of telemedicine solutions, and how policies and regulatory changes ...

  • 07.07.20

    Normal is Not

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal on the unusual and unexpected complexities that occur during extraordinary cases on appeal for his monthly “Exceptionally Appealing” column. In the article, Shatz detailed the process of an ideal appeal, ...

  • 07.02.20

    California’s Hazardous Waste Enforcement Scheme Could Spur Litigation

    Litigation partner Matthew Williamson and environment associate David McGrath authored an article for Bloomberg Law discussing how the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)’s 2019 Violations Scoring Procedure (VSP) upended enforcement proceedings and could lead to more ...

  • 06.25.20

    Strict Calif. Vapor Intrusion Guidance Threatens Development

    Peter Duchesneau and Charles White authored an article for Law360 discussing the California's draft supplemental guidance on screening and evaluating vapor intrusion.

  • 06.23.20

    Lessons From Failed Calif. Bill Protecting Small Biz Tenants

    Manatt Real Estate partner Grace Winters and counsel Ray Triana, and government and regulatory legislative advisor Delilah Clay authored an article for Law360 about lessons the real estate industry can learn from a failed California bill aimed at protecting small business tenants. In the article, ...

  • 06.22.20

    For Distressed M&A, An Alternative to Section 363 Sales

    Manatt corporate and finance partner Jason Taketa authored an article for Law360 on the potential uptick in distressed M&A activity resulting from the increased Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filings amid COVID-19. In the article, Taketa noted that although buyers and sellers can complete ...

  • 06.19.20

    State Assembly to vote on bill to bolster borrower, tenant protections

    Grace Winters, Linda Rangel and Jordan Tessier authored an article for Daily Journal on the importance for real estate professionals to understand what the impact of the failed Assembly Bill 2501 would have been, especially given the uncertain regulatory landscape amid COVID-19.

  • 06.08.20

    Careful, Complicated Planning Will Bring Fans Back

    Manatt Health managing director Robert Rebitzer and senior manager Emily Carrier, and Manatt Financial Services partner Scott Pearson coauthored an article for Sports Business Daily discussing the factors that sports teams and venues should consider ahead of reopening and the return of fans. In ...



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