COVID-19 (coronavirus): legal implications affecting businesses

COVID-19 (coronavirus): legal implications affecting businesses

An Employers Guide to Coronavirus

The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) poses a significant impact on both commercial operations and personal activity.

Featured below are some of our key insights and briefings on the issues and legal implications affecting businesses.

If you would like to discuss how we can help you identify and manage the possible business impact from coronavirus, please email or your usual Stevens & Bolton relationship contact.

As a firm, we have put in place a number of measures in response to the current situation to ensure that we continue to deliver our services as normally as possible. Click here for further details.

Key insights on the legal implications of coronavirus

Banking and Finance:
Coronavirus and finance transactions: issues for corporate borrowers and funders to consider

Commercial / Dispute Resolution:
How is litigation and arbitration affected by COVID-19? 
Coronavirus: commercial contract considerations

Corporate / Restructuring and Insolvency:
European Data Protection Board and Information Commissioners Office release guidance on COVID-19 and the GDPR
Companies may elect to receive 3 month extension period for filing accounts during COVID-19
What help is available for start-ups and SMEs whilst the world is on hold tackling COVID-19?
COVID-19: duties of directors in challenging times

Furlough Leave: New guidance (27 March 2020)
An employer's guide to coronavirus (as at 25 March 2020)
Furlough leave: an essential guide for employers (as at 24 March 2020) 
Coronavirus: latest developments for employers (as at 17:00 on 20 March 2020)
Spring Budget 2020: what do employers need to know? 

Coronavirus - Immigration Q&A (as at 4pm on 27 March)

Real Estate / Construction:
Five point guide: Impact on COVID-19 on commercial leases: no pay-rent day?
COVID-19 are sites shut down or not?
Confucius said: it does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Covid 19 and your building project
Coronavirus and property notices
Coronavirus: consequences of site closure 

COVID-19 restrictions - implications for tax residence

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