New Restrictions in North Carolina

June 26, 2020

New Restrictions in North Carolina Starting on Friday, June 26 at 5:00 PM, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 147 goes into effect, extending Phase 2 until July 17, 2020 and imposing further restrictions. Specifically, beginning Friday June 26, people in North Carolina are required to wear a mask in any public area…

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Foreign Ownership and PPP Can you apply for PPP(Payroll protection program?

April 6, 2020

Foreign Ownership and PPPCan you apply for PPP(Payroll protection program? Paycheck Protection ProgramAn SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if…

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Quarantine Law

March 23, 2020

Lawsuits challenging COVID-19 quarantines and restrictions on public gatherings may be doomed to failure. Experts who spoke with Bloomberg Law and the New York Times said the government has broad powers to handle a public health crisis. Lawsuits are unlikely to be successful unless they are challenging “a truly egregious practice,” according to James Hodge,…

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Phone location data and Coronavirus – Big Brother is watching you?

March 13, 2020

China fights the coronavirus with mobile location data Chinese telecoms sending users their travel history for the last 14 days China’s newest weapon in battling the spread of the coronavirus? Location data from mobile users. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced on Thursday that it launched a new service allowing Chinese telecom subscribers…

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