Covid-19 continues to spread rapidly in Europe and around the world, posing significant challenges for companies. In order to ensure the best possible advice at short notice, we ensure the continued availability of all of our lawyers under the known contact details. In addition, we have formed a team of experts from various legal fields, which centrally gather knowledge on the legal implications of the Corona crisis.We stand by your side and are available at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org and +49 221 650 65 224.
Our current information
Current changes to the law
A current guide (status: April 3, 2020) on the effects of Corona on HR practice with numerous practical tips can be found here (in the German language).
The guide covers, in particular, the following topics:
- Short-time work and public benefits (Kurzarbeit)
- Official compensation for loss of remuneration
- Work duty and home office
- Remuneration claims of employees
- Measures of the employer in case of a possible and actual employee infection
- Preventive measures and duty of care
» Team of lawyers - Employment Law
Real Estate / Construction Law
Effects of Covid-19 on commercial lease can be found here (in English).
Effects of COVID-19 upon ongoing construction projects from a principal‘s point of view can be found here (in English).
Effects of COVID-19 upon ongoing construction projects from a contractor's point of view can be found here (in English).
Effects of COVID-19 upon ongoing construction projects from a planner‘s point of view can be found here (in English).
Important information on LR German Covid-19 legislation can be found here (in English).
- Increased safety obligations
- Review of tenant situation upon purchase
- Finance condition / MAC
- Tenant payment and operating obligations
- Reduction of rent and deferrals
- Obstruction, delay and force majeure
- Accounting, securities and termination
» Team of lawyers: Real Estate / Construction Law
Antitrust Law / Public Procurement
- Cooperation between competitors (R&D, procurement, sales)
- Vertical crisis management for manufacturers and distributors and with regard to market dominating companies
- Accelerated public procedures for „Blitz“ procurement
» Team of lawyers: Antitrust Law
» Team of lawyers: Public Procurement
Restructuring / Insolvency
- Enforcement of claims
- Deferral agreements / termination
- Bridge loans
- Insolvency filings in light of the suspension of filing obligations
» Team of lawyers: Restructuring / Insolvency
Corporate Law / M&A
- Management duties with regard to Corona
- Alternatives to physical (shareholder/board) meetings (e.g. online)
- Crisis management at the target
- Finance condition / MAC
- Guarantees / indemnities
» Team of lawyers: Corporate Law / M&A
Important information on insurance law aspects of the spread of the coronavirus can be found here.
- Business Interruption Insurance
- Business Closure Insurance
- Other Individual Insurance Contracts to Protect against Loss of Income
- Loss or Cancellation Insurance