CORPORATE POLITICAL ACTIVITY
Helping Companies Meet the Current Political Moment
As states across the country consider new voting laws and restrictions, companies are under increasing pressure to speak out. How can your company take a stand on social or political issues while navigating the rules on corporate political activity?
Privacy & Security
Is Your Business Ready for the CPRA
Environmental, Social & Governance Advisory Team
More Than Just Hours, It’s a Commitment
Celebrating Women Innovators
Perkins Coie is proud to launch Le[a]dBetter Imagine, honoring women inventors and their critical contributions to advancing innovation. The program aims to help close the gender gap in patenting and help make gender equality in technology leadership a reality.
Consumer Finance Law
COVID-19 Year in Review
2021 Legal Outlook
Perspectives on the New Political Landscape
Changes in leadership in both the White House and Congress are driving new legislative agendas. Perkins Coie attorneys offer their knowledge and perspectives on a range of key issues that may affect businesses and individuals.
US Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Revoke Recent MBTA Final Rule
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a proposed rule to revoke the Service’s January 7, 2021, final rule defining the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act as it applies to conduct resulting in the injury or death of migratory birds protected by the MBTA.
Perkins Coie Stands Against Anti-Asian Racism and Hate
Perkins Coie LLP stands against hate, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination in any form and against any person, and specifically condemns the alarming rise in racially motivated incidents against Asians and Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).
Senate Adopts Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act
The U.S. Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 by a nearly unanimous vote in its first significant legislative step towards fulfilling the water infrastructure goals of the Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan.
IRS Temporarily Permits E-signature of 83(b) Elections
On April 15, 2021, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service issued a temporary deviation from the handwritten signature requirement for a limited list of tax forms, including elections under Section 83(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, allowing taxpayers and representatives to use electronic or digital signatures when signing such forms.
US Department of Labor Issues Highly Anticipated Cybersecurity Guidance for ERISA Plans
On April 14, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor released three-part guidance on cybersecurity issues for employee benefit plans, marking its first significant commentary on the issue since its comprehensive but nonbinding report in late 2016.
Managing Conflict: Department of the Interior Implementation of 2020 NEPA Regulations
The secretary of the interior issued two Secretarial Orders on April 16, 2021, that provide early indications of the Biden administration’s approach to the environmental review process for infrastructure projects under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Perkins Coie is proud to rank among the top 25 companies on Fortune’s 2021 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® in America. The firm ranks 23rd, marking our highest-ever ranking out of the 19 consecutive years we have been on the list. Read more.
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been ranked as the #1 U.S. employer among the 2021 “Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services” by Great Place to Work®. Twenty-five large companies are ranked in the annual survey. Read more.
Employees are a business’s most valuable asset, and employee benefits are an essential tool for recruiting and retaining top talent. Our blog provides insights and legal updates to keep you informed on the latest trends and regulations concerning private sector employee benefits and compensation plans.
Perkins Coie Ranked #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for 2021
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that it has been named as the Bay Area’s leading employer by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune for the first time.
Listen to Perkins Coie attorneys discuss a range of timely legal topics and interview renowned thought leaders for valuable insights on insurance coverage, virtual mediation, white collar defense, and innovative patent strategies in our diverse podcast series.
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that its fifth annual Food Litigation Year in Review is now the Food & Consumer Packaged Goods Litigation Year in Review. As our practice expanded, we paid close attention to emerging trends, important developments in case law, and regulatory guidance across CPG product categories.
From developments related to virtual currencies and consumer finance to trends in food litigation, privacy and data security law and more, our 15 blogs offer timely information and insights on a range of topics that affect businesses every day.