These articles are the ones that I have learned from.
They should be a help to you as well.
Has this or will this be resolved?
Not sure if it is resolved but it is more than likely a safe bet that the Linux Developers are working on it.
One of our members here just went thru this challenging uefi mess. Here's some help:
Also I remember helping a member with his Acer (don't remember which model)
and he found out from Acer that a BIOS password must be set to disable secure boot.
His option to disable secure boot was grayed out and until he the BIOS password was set he couldn't install Linux.
If your laptop is still under warranty (30 days) do research on this and if you find this might even be the case; if it were me
return it for a refund.