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BABC NETWORK VIRTUAL EVENT: Back to the Future – Coronavirus and Beyond. UK and US perspectives
May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hosted By: Transatlantic Chamber of Commerce, alongside Browne Jacobson and Akermans
Back to the Future – Coronavirus and Beyond.
UK and US perspectives
Monday 11th May | 2:30pm
It is known that the COVID19 crisis is unprecedented. A major rupture, arrived at speed, with an enormous impact on every aspect of life and business. There’s a huge effect on employees across the world with businesses forced to furlough staff, make redundancies or work from home with an expectation of 12 – 18 months or returning back to ‘normality’.
Join us for this interview style event where we will discuss:
An update on employment law both in the UK and USA
Issues arising from the Government’s Job Retention Scheme
Lessons we learned from contracts over the past month or so (specifically around Force Majeure – its implications and how contracts should be drafted as a result)
How some businesses are transforming to cope with the crisis and legal foundations to be aware of
Current patent and trademark changes
What’s expected from a ‘back to work’ strategy on both sides of the Atlantic
What can businesses do to start preparing