Due to the extraordinary situation caused by the COVID19 epidemic, our experts are preparing notes analyzing the legal implications of the outbreak in different areas of practice. This section will be update regularly as the situation unfolds.
Alert! Online contact details for key measures introduced by the UK Government to combat the actual and potential economic impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic
Under the recent MARCH 2020 UK BUDGET and the further announcements following it, the UK government introduced a number of measures aimed at softening the economic impact, particularly on small to medium-sized(SMEs) companies following the outbreak of Covid-19 and the subsequent controls put into place to curtail its further spread nationally or internationally. Both the […]
TELEWORKING Upon initiative either of the employer or the employee, and without the need of an agreement between the parties, provided it is possible professional activities will be carried out by teleworking whilst required. The employee maintains the obligation of working the number of hours set out in the employment contract or in the collective […]
On March 18, the Permanent Commission of the General Council of the Judiciary has agreed that, as long as the state of alarm is maintained, it is not appropriate to present procedural documents in person “in any case”, limiting to electronic form (LexNET or equivalent systems in Navarra, Aragon, Cantabria, Catalonia and the Basque Country) […]
Royal Decree-Law 8/2020 of 17th March on urgent extraordinary measures to deal with the economic and social impact of COVID-19, among the measures of Chapter V there is a series of extraordinary measures that may be practical for the management of companies during this period of alarm. So, article 40, entitled “Extraordinary measures applicable to […]
The state of emergency and the containment measures adopted due to the COVID19 pandemic affect all public contracts, generating losses and added costs for contractors; making it, in some cases, impossible to execute them within the contractually established period, if not determining their end. Royal Decree Law 8/2020, of 17th March, seeks to establish, with […]
What measures exist to help soften the temporary layoff procedures (ERTE) caused by the current health crisis?
The Royal Decree-Law 8/2020, of March 17th, on urgent extraordinary measures to combat the economic and social impact of the COVID19, is in force from today, Wednesday March 18th. It establishes in its Chapter II several measures to make more flexible the processing of the temporary employment regulation (ERTE) cases, for the suspension of contracts […]
Extraordinary procedural measures adopted in Spain due to sanitary emergency situation provoked by COVID-19 virus
Measures approved by the Spanish Government in Royal Decree 463/2020, of March 14, 2020, declaring the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19 The Royal Decree establishes the suspension of terms and periods provided in the procedural laws for all jurisdictional orders. The calculation of the […]
In view of the difficult economic situation generated by the health crisis of COVID-19, we will try to inform you about some measures and/or actions that companies can apply to guarantee the continuity of their business: In labour matters In labour matters, it is recommended that measures be taken in two directions. On the […]