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The Impact of Coronavirus on SEC Reporting Obligations and Public Disclosure

March 13, 2020

By Frank Lopez, Teri O’Brien, James Shea & Felicia Yen

In response to the news relating to the coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”), the U.S. government and its agencies, businesses, and investors alike are rapidly adjusting for the current and expected upcoming challenges. We provide a brief overview of the actions taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosures made by publicly traded companies in light of COVID-19, and considerations for SEC reporting companies as they continue to confront the evolving situation.