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COVID-19 in Europe
March 19, 2020

Recent updates on the coronavirus (COVID-19) from our members in Europe



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Italy: Update on Tax Support Measures

An update on tax support measures available to businesses in the entire Italian territory.

cms russia, posted march 18, 2020

Russia: Strengthens Measures to Contain Spread of COVID-19

Russia continues to implement measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at federal and regional level.

taylor wessing, posted march 18, 2020

Germany: Recommendation for HR Department

The coronavirus continues to spread, and reasonable measured reactions are essential to containing the virus, which has now become a global task. Are you prepared? Our checklist will help you identify the first priority action and the need for further support.

taylor wessing, posted march 18, 2020

Germany: Organizational and Legal Guidelines

The appropriate handling of the new coronavirus is a major challenge for companies. The management team is legally obliged to prepare adequately for the crisis and to take appropriate precautions. For your convenience, we have summarized the most important organization and legal guidelines companies need to consider. 

taylor wessing, posted march 18, 2020

Germany: Data Protection and COVID-19

Since the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the political measures to contain the virus have intensified across all countries. Employers are facing the dilemma of having to maintain normal business operations on the one hand, while at the same time complying with their duty of care towards employees.

taylor wessing, posted march 18, 2020

Germany: FAQ Labor Law

The new challenge of coronavirus raises numerous questions in terms of labor law. We have collated the most important questions from the management team’s point of view for you. Caution is required in labor law, as it always depends on each individual case.


Germany: Home Office – FAQ

In order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus,  it is recommended to avoid social contacts. Where possible, work should be done from home. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions when employees do home office.

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, posted march 17, 2020

Italy: Emergency and Support Measures

The sudden rise of the COVID-19 cases in northern Italy and the possible spread to other regions has prompted Italian governmental authorities to adopt emergency measures to safeguard public health and avoid an outbreak.

soulier avocats, posted march 16, 2020

France: Impact on Business Contracts

Does the COVID-19 pandemic make it possible to suspend or terminate one’s obligations under a business contract to be performed in France by invoking the existence of a force majeure event?

bech-bruun, posted march 16, 2020

Denmark: COVID-19 Legislative and Regulatory Measures

On March 11, the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, announced the introduction of various measures intended to combat the increasing spread of COVID-19, colloquially known as the coronavirus. The measures have been supplemented by a legislative package rushed through parliament.

gianni, origoni, grippo cappelli & partners, POSTED MARCH 16, 2020

Italy: State Aid - Flexibility in the Enforcement of Rules

During the March 13 press conference, Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager made a statement regarding the enforcement of EU State aid in connection with measures adopted by Member States to combat the negative repercussions of COVID-19 on the economy.

cuatrecasas, posted march 13, 2020

Spain: Contracts and Coronavirus

With the spread of the coronavirus outbreak across borders, concern over the effects of the outbreak on commercial contracts has led to a growing sense of urgency and a spate of requests for legal advice.

taylor wessing, Posted march 13, 2020

Germany: Organizational and Legal Guidelines Checklist

The appropriate handling of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 i a major challenge. We have summarized the most important organizational and legal guidelines companies need to consider in cases of crisis, and provided a short checklist to support you when implementing an emergency action plan.

gianni, orgoni, grippo cappelli & partners, posted march 11, 2020

Italy: New Emergency Measures

As the number of novel coronavirus infections and fatalities continues to rise, on March 11 the Italian Prime Minister issued a decree to impose new emergency measures to contain and manage the spread of the virus.


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