Key Legal Resources for Organizations Addressing COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

We at the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation know that social entrepreneurs around the world continue to carry out their inspiring efforts and are even launching new initiatives to help meet current needs. We are committed to our mission of supporting the critical work of these social entrepreneurs as well as those organizations that we collaborate with to lift them up.

To that end, below is a list of select legal resources from our member law firms on common issues that many organizations are facing right now. Likewise, our parent organization is collecting all of our member law firm updates here, in case there are other questions on issue areas not addressed below.

COVID-19 LEGAL RESOURCES BY CATEGORY

The following compilation of legal resources on topics related to COVID-19 published by Lex Mundi member firms is for information purposes only and does not constitute direct legal advice.This list is aggregated from publicly available sources and is not exhaustive. Please see the relevant member firm sites for more information and updated guidance.

Corporate Contracts:

Corporate Governance:

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity:

Immigration:

Labor & Employment:

Real Estate:

International Updates (other jurisdictions available here):

Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Honors Five Member Firms for Exceptional Pro Bono Contributions and Support

Awards Honor Lex Mundi Member Law Firms for Providing Critical Pro Bono Legal Services and Support to Social Impact Organizations

The 13th Annual Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Awards were announced during the 2022 Lex Mundi Connect + Collaborate Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Thursday, April 28, 20022. These awards honor Lex Mundi member law firms that provide critical pro bono legal services – helping to strengthen the global rule of law, support the global social entrepreneurship movement, and improve lives, the environment, and communities around the world.

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Find guidance on immigration regulations and NGO/charitable organization registration requirements in bordering countries, as well as information on how to navigate restrictions. This is a living document. Additional resources will be added in the days and weeks ahead. Check back frequently for more information.

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The Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, in collaboration with more than 60 Lex Mundi member firms and led by Morrison & Foerster LLP, launches unprecedented report including recommendations to assist policymakers in accelerating the formation and growth of social enterprises.

News on Purpose - January 2022

2021 marked the 15th anniversary of the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation! This newsletter reflects on 15 years of service, discusses the newly redesigned website, and highlights ways Lex Mundi member firms are having a positive impact in their communities.

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According to a new report issued by the United Nations on August 9, 2021, our planet is warming faster than predicted. Extreme weather, fires, flooding and drought are becoming common headlines around the world.

2020 Year in Review

News On Purpose – May 2021

In the face of uncertain times, Lex Mundi member firms rallied together to give back to their communities. In 2020 alone, 74 member firms matched with 99 social entrepreneurs on 202 matters. This is a record high for the Foundation! These numbers are a testament to Lex Mundi attorneys’ commitment to pro bono services.