Countering the Crisis
Insurance coverage for damage due to riots, civil commotion and vandalism

Insurance coverage for damage due to riots, civil commotion and vandalism

July 23, 2020

Businesses that suffered looting, damaged property, stolen inventory, and other destruction in recent civil unrest may be entitled to insurance compensation. Insurance recovery lawyers Shruti Engstrom, Adrienne Kitchen and Anthony Crawford discuss commercial insurance policies that cover such damages and describe how businesses can ensure claims get paid.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Insurance Recovery page.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

Virtual interviews during internal investigations: Practical tips

Virtual interviews during internal investigations: Practical tips

July 9, 2020

Reed Smith regulatory enforcement lawyers Rosanne Kay and Christina Nitsche share practical tips about conducting virtual interviews for internal investigations, now that the COVID-19 pandemic has made in-person interviews impossible. Among other topics, they discuss the different platforms they have used, tips for arranging the interview and the confidentiality issues that should be considered.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Business & Commercial Disputes page.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

Contract negotiations in the recovery phase: Practical considerations and risk mitigation

Contract negotiations in the recovery phase: Practical considerations and risk mitigation

July 2, 2020

Reed Smith commercial disputes lawyers Daniel Kadar and Daja Apetz-Dreier (based in Paris and Munich respectively) explain how the “recovery” phase of the COVID-19 pandemic may affect contract negotiations. They outline approaches being taken in France and Germany and discuss what tools are available to change existing contract clauses and draft new ones. They also discuss advantages, risks and other consequences of various ways to adapt ongoing contract negotiations.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Business & Commercial Disputes page.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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