U.S. to Take Equity Stakes in Airlines?

Mnuchin Indicates U.S. to Take Stakes in Airlines in Exchange for Grants, (WSJ, Mar. 26, 2020)

Previously and Elsewhere:
Boeing CEO: No Government Equity Stake for Taxpayer Aid (WSJ, Mar, 24, 2020)
Trump says he would consider government equity stakes in companies seeking bailouts (CNBC, Mar. 19, 2020)
UK government draws up plans to buy into airlines (FT, Mar. 19, 2020)

More State Stay-at-Home Orders

California Executive Order N-33-20 (Mar. 19, 2020)
Connecticut Executive Order 7H (Mar. 20, 2020)
Delaware Order (Mar. 22, 2020)
Florida Executive Order 20-68 (Mar. 17, 2020)
Illinois Executive Order No. 10 (Mar. 20, 2020)
Indiana Order (Mar, 23, 2020)
Louisiana Order (Mar, 22, 2020)
Maryland Order (Mar. 23, 2020)
Massachusetts Order (Mar. 23, 2020)

Massachusetts: Governor Orders All Non-Essential Businesses To Cease In Person Operation

Governor Charlie Baker Orders All Non-Essential Businesses To Cease In Person Operation, Directs the Department of Public Health to Issue Stay at Home Advisory For Two Weeks (Mar. 23, 2020)

Order (Mar. 23, 2020)
List of Essential Services (Mar. 23, 2020)
Assemblage Guidance (Mar. 23, 2020)

 

Federal Reserve Action: New Measures to Support the Economy

Federal Reserve announces extensive new measures to support the economy (Mar. 23, 2020)

Related Federal Reserve News Releases:
Federal Reserve Board announces technical change to support the U.S. economy and allow banks to continue lending to creditworthy households and businesses (Mar. 23, 2020) (Interim rule allowing use of bank capital buffers to facilitate lending)
Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement (Mar. 23, 2020) (Federal Open Markets Committee vote to authorize  Federal Reserve Bank of New York to execute transactions in the System Open Market Account in accordance with domestic policy directive)
Federal banking agencies provide banks additional flexibility to support households and businesses (Mar. 17, 2020)

All Federal Reserve Press Releases

The IMF and COVID-19

Latest information about the IMF’s work to address the Coronavirus crisis
Including:
Statement by the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Coronavirus (Mar. 4, 2020)
Policy Action for a Healthy Global Economy (Mar. 16, 2020)
IMF Policy Recommendations: Policy Steps to Address the Coronavirus Crisis (Mar. 16, 2020)
Blunting the Impact and Hard Choices: Early Lessons from China (Mar. 20, 2020)
Coronavirus Economic Planning: Hoping for the Best, Prepared for the Worst (Mar. 12, 2020)
Monetary and Financial Stability During the Coronavirus Outbreak (Mar. 11, 2020)
Limiting the Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus with Large Targeted Policies (Mar. 9, 2020)
Fiscal Policies to Protect People During the Coronavirus Outbreak (Mar. 5, 2020)

Restaurant Dining Bonds Initiative

Dining Bonds Initiative by Restaurant Industry Professionals (Mar, 16, 2020) (“Due to the impact that the coronavirus COVID-19 has had on the restaurant community, a collective of restaurant industry professionals have set a global initiative in motion to get funds into the hands of restaurants NOW, even if they are temporarily closed…A Dining Bond works like a savings bond, where you can purchase a “bond” at a value rate to be redeemed for face value at a future date.”)

OECD: Policy Responses for Tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19)

OECD Platform: Tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Tax Policy: Emergency Tax Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic (Mar. 20, 2020)
Tax Administration: Tax Administration Responses to COVID-19: Support for Taxpayers (Mar. 16, 2020)
Employment and Social Policy: Supporting people and companies to deal with the Covid-19 virus: Options for an immediate employment and social-policy response (Mar. 20, 2020)
Small and Medium Sized Businesses: SME Policy Responses (Mar. 16, 2020)

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Assistance Options for Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

Fannie Mae Assistance Options for Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19 (Mar. 18, 2020)
Freddie Mac COVID-19 Response
(Measures include mortgage assistance, suspension of foreclose sales and evictions for 60 days, suspension of mortgage payments for up to 12 months, suspension of credit bureau reporting and waiver of late fees for borrowers in COVID-19 hardship forbearance plans, and potential loan modification options.)