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Federalization of the Federal Guard: The Implications of the National Defense Act During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Under the National Defense Act and its amendments, the President has the authority to federalize the National Guard in times of crisis. The National Defense Act, ratified by Congress in May of 1916, allows for the federalization of state National Guards in the event of a national emergency. It was...

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The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Force Majeure: When Is Contract Performance Excused?

Is your company excused from meeting its contractual obligations during the novel coronavirus pandemic? Learn about some key considerations for invoking force majeure. As countries around the world attempt to deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak and stabilize their economies, many businesses are being forced to ask whether performance under...

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Can Companies Rely on Force Majeure During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic?

For companies that are unable to meet their contractual performance obligations due to the government restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, force majeure clauses may provide a source of relief. On March 13, 2020 President Trump declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a national emergency. Since then, Americans across the...

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COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses: Are Your Contracts Enforceable During a Pandemic?

What do you need to know if your company or one of its counterparties is unable to meet its contractual obligations due to the novel coronavirus pandemic? Recently, many of our healthcare and corporate clients have come to us with the same question: How do the events surrounding the novel...

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Nick Oberheiden on Newsmax

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Coronavirus Pandemic and the Aviation Industry

In an interview with Cheddar Inc., Nick Oberheiden, federal attorney and founder of Oberheiden P.C., discusses just how dire the Coronavirus pandemic is for the U.S. aviation industry, and what the worst of it could look like for airlines.

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Contract Breaches During the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: Potential Claims and Defenses

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact companies across the nation, many are being forced to grapple with difficult questions concerning contractual performance and liability. Dealing with contractual issues is a fact of doing business. Suppliers fail to deliver on time. Clients, customers, licensees, and lessees get behind...

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Defending Employers Against Litigation Due to the Coronavirus

Dr. Nick Oberheiden Attorney-at-Law Direct: 214-469-9009 The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents several novel challenges for employers. As companies do their best to protect their employees and the public at large, they must also prepare for the prospect of litigation. As the legal landscape continues to shift in response to the...

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The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (PAHPRA) and the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020

Dr. Nick Oberheiden Attorney-at-Law National Security Law Firm Direct: 214-469-9009 The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a federal law that provides funding and infrastructure for several health security programs that could be critical during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues...

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President Trump’s Coronavirus National Emergencies Act Declaration: The Ultimate Guide on Economic and Legal Impacts for Businesses

Dr. Nick Oberheiden Attorney-at-Law Direct: 214-469-9009 The National Emergencies Act endows the President with broad authority to direct (and shut down) domestic and international commerce during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Here is what companies in the United States need to know. On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a...

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