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Heidi Reavis and Nicole Page Discuss the State of Reality TV Production Amid Covid-19 with Yahoo! Entertainment

Since Covid-19 halted production in every corner of the entertainment industry, reality television has been quickly trying to figure out how to adapt production for their next seasons to be safe amid ongoing transmission concerns. Following industry developments, Yahoo! Entertainment reported in an article on June 26, “The future of...

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Non-Competes in the Time of COVID-19

Jane Smith was a senior product developer at a global technology company. In early 2020, she was recruited by a rival tech company for a high-level management position at double the salary. Unfortunately, Jane’s first employer is headquartered in STATE, whose non-compete laws diminish her ability to advance elsewhere. Non-compete...

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Nicole Page Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek on Post-Pandemic Changes to Corporate Contracts

As companies start to re-write contracts and plan for deals in a mid- and post-pandemic world, lawyers everywhere have started to edit emergency and force majeure clauses to shift the focus from price reduction to risk management. Bloomberg Businessweek published an article this morning covering the issue, which projects that businesses will...

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IndieWire Quotes Nicole Page on How Production Companies Will Cope with Coronavirus Uncertainty

Since the coronavirus outbreak hit, TV and film production shut down nearly everywhere, but now the industry is looking towards what it will mean for production practices and policies when the cameras start rolling again. An article for IndieWire, published on April 20, discusses the measures production companies may have...

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Nicole Page and Liz Stork Share Need-to-Knows for Prod Cos About Furloughs and Layoffs in Realscreen

Because many production companies have seen their workflow either stopped or delayed since the onslaught of COVID-19, they are having to navigate temporary furloughs and permanent layoffs. To assist companies in making these difficult decisions, RPJ attorneys Nicole Page and Elizabeth Stork discuss what they need to know in an...

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American Banker Interviews Nicole Page on Potential Arbitration-Based Gender Fights

Yesterday, the financial publication American Banker put out an article discussing the rising number of investors and asset management firms requesting more transparency from companies they are shareholders of, including big banks Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase. Specifically, the article highlighted investor resolutions requesting the end of mandatory arbitration in...

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