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The COVID Memo Database (COVIDdb) is a free public database and website designed to support corporate board members, executives, regulators, policy makers, journalists, scholars and the broader corporate governance community in their understanding and awareness of memoranda and similar resources related to legal, business, operational, regulatory, accounting, and governance issues raised by the current COVID-19 crisis.

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Subject to the terms of this Terms of Service, and with proper attribution, and for their own non-commercial research, reports, or presentations, users may use the COVIDdb and reproduce, publish, distribute, and/or link to individual results pages from the COVIDdb and aggregate data generated by use of the COVIDdb for empirical research or analysis.

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