Common Legal Issues and Threats Against Businesses
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn about the newest legal risks arising from the pandemic and the most common legal issues and threats businesses face.
COVID-19 has created risks for businesses above and beyond the immediate concerns of keeping employees and customers safe from the virus. Privacy issues will be addressed on all fronts, from employees, to vendors, and customers, and in the use of social media. Learn about the difference between layoffs and furloughs and the risks arising from them. Vendor and customer contract issues will be discussed, including delivery problems and the use of the force majeure clause. Finally, state and federal government agencies will be focused on present and post-pandemic issues - identify their immediate focus and anticipated investigations in the future.
• You will be able to discuss privacy issues as it relates to employee relations.
• You will be able to identify contract issues as it relates to vendor relations.
• You will be able to recognize cybersecurity issues as it relates to customer relations.
• You will be able to review safety as it relates to investigations, audits and other governmental visits.