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APAC Price Gouging: Navigating through a changing regulatory landscape in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

APAC Price Gouging: Navigating through a changing regulatory landscape in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

August 27, 2020

Reed Smith regulatory enforcement lawyers Dora Wang and Asha Sharma discuss the regulatory landscape in light of COVID-19 and the impact it may be having on your business. This episode analyses rules and regulations designed to tackle price gouging in the People’s Republic of China, and to deal with anti-competitive conduct in Hong Kong. It considers how one can report price gouging/anti-competitive conduct as well as defend oneself against antitrust risks or price gouging claims. The team also discusses penalties.

This is the second of a three-part podcast series relating to price gouging. Part 1 discussed U.S. price gouging laws and part 3 will consider the EU position where no specific price gouging laws exist.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Regulatory & Investigations page.

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

U.S. Price Gouging: What companies really need to know before raising prices during a pandemic

U.S. Price Gouging: What companies really need to know before raising prices during a pandemic

August 13, 2020

Reed Smith regulatory enforcement lawyers Danielle Stewart, Michelle Mantine and Jennifer Driscoll provide an overview of the U.S. laws around price gouging in light of COVID-19. This episode addresses various ways to spot and report alleged price gouging, as well as ways to protect against price gouging claims. The team also shares their thoughts on pending legislation and what to expect next in today’s unpredictable landscape. This is the first of a three-part podcast series relating to price gouging. Parts 2 and 3 will focus on non-U.S. pricing developments.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Regulatory & Investigations page.

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

Americans with Disabilities Act in the time of COVID-19: Accommodating the Virus

Americans with Disabilities Act in the time of COVID-19: Accommodating the Virus

August 6, 2020

COVID-19 has transformed the accommodations landscape, and employers must be flexible in order remain compliant and support their employees in meaningful and compassionate ways. Reed Smith partner Betty Graumlich and associate Mark Passero address some of the challenges employers face, including testing, mask-wearing, privacy considerations, and the interactive process.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Labor, Employment & Benefits 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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