Tag Archives: guidance

Shared Office Space Alignments May Be A Thing of the Past as CDC Releases Guidance for Building Owners

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released guidance to building owners that would eliminate much of the shared office space alignments we have seen over recent years in many buildings.

To read the full text of this post by partner Brad Molotsky, please visit the Duane Morris Project Development/Infrastructure/P3 Blog.

FDA Provides Two New Guidances for Investigational New Drug Applications and Clinical Trial Expectations for Drugs and Biological Products Proposed for Use Against COVID-19

On May 11, 2020, the FDA issued two new guidances for industry and investigators of drugs and biological products proposed for use against COVID-19. These two guidances, “COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: General Considerations for Pre-IND Meetings Requests for COVID-19 Related Drugs and Biological Products” and “COVID-19: Developing Drugs and Biological Products for Treatment of Prevention,” provide insight into the expectations of the FDA regarding new treatment drug development programs in the fight against COVID-19.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, please visit the firm website.

Interim CDC Guidance Lays Out Business Plans to Reopen Certain Sectors During COVID-19 Pandemic

As states and communities begin the process of reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released business plans to provide interim guidance to certain programs and industries during the reopening process. The CDC released its proposed business plans for the following programs and industries: child care programs; schools and day camps; communities of faith; employers with vulnerable workers; restaurants and bars; and mass transit administrators.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, please visit the firm website.

Interim Guidance on Treatment of COVID-19 Released by American Thoracic Society, Including Discussion of Controversial Hydroxychloroquine Therapy

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) on April 3, 2020 published a guidance document providing several suggestions for treatment of COVID-19.  The document, entitled “COVID‐19: Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence,” was developed by an ATS-led international task force and addresses several recently publicized potential treatment regimens.

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris attorney Alison Rosenblum, please visit the Duane Morris Health Law Blog.

Department of Labor Issues Initial Guidance Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued initial guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which was signed into law on March 18, 2020. (For more information, see our prior Alert on the requirements of FFCRA.) The WHD’s guidance indicates that regulations are also forthcoming in April, but these regulations likely will not be issued before FFCRA takes effect.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, please visit the firm website.