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Covid-19: Angola declares state of emergency

Considering the public health emergency caused by Covid-19 and the need to put measures in place to prevent and combat the spread of the pandemic, the President of the Republic of Angola enacted Presidential Decree 81/2020, of 25 March 2020 (“PD 81/20”), declaring a state of emergency after hearing the Government and securing the authorization […]

Impact on regulatory and criminal liability

Are there any behaviors which, within the context of a public health epidemiological crisis, could be punishable under criminal law? Within the context of a public health epidemiological crisis during which some assets are considered to be very important to prevent and fight the disease, anti-economic and public health infringements are of particular relevance.

Timor-Leste: Managing the impacts of Covid-19

Following the declaration of the state of emergency by the President of the Republic of Timor-Leste, the government has approved the Decree no. 3/2020, of March 28, which sets the implementation measures of the declaration of the state of emergency approved by the Decree of the President of the Republic no. 29/2020, throughout the national territory.

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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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