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Covid-19: Overview on moratoria

Readers should be aware that EBA issued guidelines designed to clarify (among others) when a moratorium measure (private or public) does not automatically trigger the re-classification of exposures as forborne. Criteria include (i) moratorium was passed in response of the COVID19 pandemic, (ii) measure is broadly applied by institutions in that jurisdiction, (iii) measure is […]

CEE legislation tracker: Czech Republic

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Interest-free state loans and guarantees Following the first three credit and guarantee initiatives COVID I, II and COVID Prague designed for the small and medium sized enterprises, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (“MoIT”) and the Czech-Moravian Guarantee and Development Bank (“CMGDB”) are now planning a COVID III guarantee. COVID […]

CEE legislation tracker: Turkey

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Article 23 to 27 of the Capital Markets Law (governing material transactions and minority shareholders, including the right to exit, the offer to buy shares, the obligation to buy shares, the right to sell) will not apply to the transactions of the Turkey Wealth Fund, sub-funds and companies that will […]

COVID-19 and investment protection

As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?

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Considerations for listed companies in response to Covid-19

COVID-19 continues to cause unprecedented disruption to all business operations, which includes the annual corporate calendar for listed public companies when preparing and filing accounts, holding AGMs and making dividend payments to their shareholders. Below is a summary of the key considerations.

Mind the gap – How to effect a safe return to work

As the UK remains in lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty abounds about when a return to “normal” life can be expected. Government commentary suggests social distancing may continue for the rest of the year, raising questions about how to effect a safe return to work.


Pinsent Masons

LSE reappoints Pinsents as sole legal provider

The London School of Economics (LSE) has appointed Pinsent Masons as its sole legal provider for the third time. The appointment of the firm to the panel follows a successful competitive tender during a period when the university aims to become a globally renowned institution. The relationship with Pinsents dates back to 2006, and is […]

Intellectual property & IT transactions, competition law

Transforming inventions into business assets: Walder Wyss provides companies with first-class advice on all aspects of patent and trademark law, copyright, equipment and business processes, and other confidential business information.  We assist our clients during the registration or acquisition of intellectual property rights and represent them in any disputes that may arise. We also advise […]

Vieira de Almeida boosts Africa and oil and gas offering with Miranda team

Over the last few years all of Portugal’s largest firms have been focusing on diversifying their practices into the lusophone countries of Africa, principally Angola and Mozambique but also other developing jurisdictions. The pioneer was Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, whose Miranda Alliance now spans 11 African jurisdictions and is widely seen as one of […]

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