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Newssquare SLOVENIA'S SECOND COVID-19 LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE PROVIDES BREATHING SPACE FOR DEBTORS

On 2 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act on emergency measures to control the COVID-19 epidemic and mitigate its effects on citizens and the economy ("Intervention Act"), providing for certain relief measures for debtors. The measures adopted through the Intervention Act are set to be applicable from 13 March 2020 until 31 May 2020, with the possibility of a 30 day extension, if the announcement of the epidemic is not lifted by 15 May 2020. In order to learn more, please download the file below.

Newssquare Thomson Reuters Practical Law - Private mergers and acquisitions in Hungary: overview

János Tóth was the author of the Hungarian chapter of Thomson Reuters' global guide to private mergers and acquisitions.

Newssquare SERBIAN MEASURES TO TACKLE THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19-LATEST UPDATES

Since the first coronavirus patient was registered in Serbia on 6 March 2020, the Government of Republic of Serbia ("Government") imposed an array of restrictions to prevent the emergence and spread of the infectious illness COVID-19, including a decision on the declaration of a state of emergency, effective as of 15 March 2020 (Decision on the declaration of the state of emergency (Official Gazette of the RS No. 29/2020)).

Following this step, the Government authorised competent ministries and local authorities to adopt further measures as required. The relevant measures are changing on a daily basis, with indications that the state authorities may impose additional restrictions on freedom...

Newssquare PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING DURING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak and the declaration of the state of emergency in the Republic of Serbia (Decision on the declaration of the state of emergency (Official Gazette of the RS No. 31/2020), effective as of 15 March 2020), the Serbian Data Protection Authority (the "DPA") has been closely monitoring the situation in the field of personal data protection and has been actively bringing attention to the obligation of the relevant actors to respect the individuals' right to the protection of personal data.

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider Special Edition: Covid-19

Welcome to this special edition of the DRInsider, the regularly published Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Disputes Group, in which we provide an overview of recent developments in CEE/SEE.

In this special issue, we address challenges and questions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from mitigating personal liablity for Directors & Officers or provisions of business interruption insurance to the possible criminal liability of individuals and legal entities under COVID-19 regulation. Broken down into discrete legal fields, the updates from our lawyers across nine jurisdictions cover factual legal questions and include up-to-date information and recommendations from the appropriate...

Newssquare COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 17 – 2nd April: Healthcare/Employment

The State measures aimed at limiting the effects of the pandemic continue with a relaxation of the regulatory authorization process of the medical devices used in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 disease, in an attempt to cover the uprising demand.

The social measures are complemented with financial aid granted to families with a low level of income, to support the use of baby-sitting services and ensure work continuity, given the difficulties of combining childcare and job responsibilities. In order to learn more, please download the file below.

 

Newssquare Insolvency Proceedings under the new Lex Covid Justice – Covid-19 legal update

On 31 March 2020, the Czech Government approved a draft law aiming to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons involved in various legal proceedings (known in Czech as the Lex Covid Justice). The draft legislation significantly improves the position of debtors affected by the pandemic in insolvency proceedings. The draft law is now waiting for approval by the Chamber of Deputies and by the Senate and will most likely be heard in a condensed hearing. This means it may become effective within the next few days. As soon as the draft law is passed, we will provide you with update. In order to learn more, please download the file below.

Newssquare POLAND: RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND MOVEMENT

01.04.2020, Poland ▬ A new regulation of the Council of Ministers was published yesterday . This regulation amends the previous decree on the announcement of a state of epidemic within the territory of the Republic of Poland and further limits freedom of movement and gathering across the country. In order to learn more, please download the file below.

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