Publications, Presentations & Blogs

  • 10.19.2020
    The ‘SEC Speaks’ in 2020: Enforcement Adapts to Turbulent Times
    Top enforcement officials from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recapped the agency’s accomplishments over the past fiscal year and previewed its upcoming enforcement priorities at this year’s SEC Speaks conference, held on October 8 and 9, 2020.
  • 10.16.2020
    US Remote Deposition and Oath Status
    Attorney Publications
    Remote depositions are becoming more prevalent in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. This list tracks the various state and federal authorities that govern remote depositions and the administration of oaths or affirmations when the court reporter or notary is not in the same room as the witness. The list contains a link to each state’s law or rule related to remote depositions and a link to any statute, executive or supreme court order authorizing remote oaths. The list is updated periodically and subject to change to reflect each state’s attempts to adapt to conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • (As of October 19, 2020)
  • 10.06.2020
    SBA Announces New Guidance on Consent Requirements for Changes of Ownership of PPP Loan Borrowers
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a procedural notice (the Notice) on October 2, 2020, that describes the process and requirements that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers and lenders must follow when ownership of the PPP borrower is changing.
  • 10.01.2020
    California Governor’s Executive Order N-80-20 Regarding Commercial Evictions
    Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-80-20 on September 23, 2020, extending Executive Order N-28-20 through March 31, 2021, with respect to commercial evictions only. 


COVID-19 Case Tracking Research
Updated October 2020

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Highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on case filings, this October report follows CourthouseNews (CNS) to track cases filed in 2,613 state and 148 federal courts. This research outlines current trends and points to cases that substantively involve COVID-19-specific claims.


Listen to Perkins Coie attorneys discuss a range of  COVID-19 topics and interview renowned thought leaders for valuable insights on insurance coverage, virtual mediation, privacy, and more. Subscribe to any of our podcast series via your favorite podcast platform.  See All Podcasts

COVID-19 Related Eviction and Foreclosure Orders/Guidance 50-State Tracker
A 50-state survey of orders and guidance concerning evictions and foreclosures with links to state resources. 

Frequently Asked Employment Questions Regarding COVID-19
Perkins Coie Labor & Employment attorneys address frequently asked questions (FAQs) from U.S. employers relating to COVID-19 and developments in employment law.

Class Action Litigation in the COVID-19 Era

An Integrated Approach: Class Action Litigation in the COVID-19 Era

Click the corresponding links for key considerations around each topic.