Webinar: Everything Life Sciences Companies Need to Know to Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date(s) - 04/07/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Join Mintz and ML Strategies for a webinar on a spectrum of legal issues companies in the life sciences industry are facing during this complicated period. The program will cover issues of:

Employment Law

  • Defining “essential” businesses
  • What to do if an employee in your essential business chooses not to work
  • How/what to communicate when an employee tests positive
  • Communications regarding a positive test


  • Emergency use authorizations (EUAs) and enforcement discretion policies
  • Program setup for developers of potential COVID-19 therapeutics
  • Actions to help alleviate regulatory burdens on existing product sponsors in the life sciences industries

Clinical Trials

  • Regulatory authority accommodations for ongoing clinical trials that may be affected by COVID-19 and regional restrictions
  • Key considerations for sponsors and sites regarding ongoing and planned clinical trials


  • State of the M&A deal market
  • Impacts on deal processes and associated timeline
  • Allocating pandemic risk (MAC clauses come into focus)

Capital Markets

  • State of the public capital markets
  • Recent SEC developments related to COVID-19
  • Impacts on financing options for life sciences companies

Federal Legislation

  • Accessing funds for businesses creating COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics or vaccines
  • Financial assistance for businesses provided by CARES Act and other legislation
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