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Romania: New rules for employers on technical unemployment

The Romanian government is taking active measures to reduce the implementation of redundancies and support employers by bearing employee-related costs during the state of emergency declared via presidential decree on 16 March 2020.

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law

Despite starting to work from home from mid-March, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) concluded several investigations and merger control filings last month. The number of decisions resembled an ordinary, if not busy, month for the TCA. We expect to see the impacts of the outbreak on the case load starting in May.

Turkey: Covid-19 Update

We summarize the most recent measures adopted by the Turkish government and the Turkish banks in order to minimize the effects of COVID-19 outbreak on the public and the economy.

Czech Republic: Corporate governance in the times of Coronavirus

As a result of coronavirus crisis and related restrictive measures, companies may face difficulties also in relation to previously common activities, such as meetings of corporate bodies and day-to-day business representation. Below, we offer some hopefully useful tips on how to streamline business operations during these difficult times.

Romania: First series of economic and tax measures tackling Covid-19 enacted

The first series of more comprehensive measures adopted by the Romanian government in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak have been published in the Official Gazette and entered into force on 21 March 2020. The purpose of this article is to briefly outline the context and implications of GEO 29/2020 for the business environment.

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How UK employers can deal with special circumstances of Covid-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.

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?

Cayman Islands Employment Update

The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]

Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…

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