Emergency measures taken by government authorities in the face of the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus infection have had a tremendous impact on commercial activities. Under the existing restrictions, contracting parties often need to review the arrangements: some of them become practically impossible, the execution of others becomes extremely burdensome for the obligated party.
In order to strengthen administrative and criminal liability, a number of articles of the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation and the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation have been amended with regard to violation of established rules in the field of ensuring sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the public.
Our partner from Argentina, Luis Hernán Vizioli, to which we take this opportunity and welcome, has published an article in the prestigious editorial El Dial, the great online legal library known and consulted in Argentina and neighbouring countries.
A high alert regime has now been introduced in the territory of all entities of the Russian Federation, which means a halt to the activities of most companies that are not directly related to the life support of settlements of various entities. Due to the fact that the spread of the COVID-19 infection has a significant impact on small and medium-sized businesses, the federal authorities have taken a number of measures to support entrepreneurship during the period of self-isolation.
The Danish Government has implemented border control at the Danish borders as part of the effort to curb the spread of Covid-19.
The Danish Government has implemented several schemes in order to compensate/ reduce losses of Danish companies and self-employed arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last Friday, the 17th of April, our colleague Francisco Lorenzo Martínez was interviewed on the television program "Ya es mediodía" by Sonsoles Ónega on T5, one of the highest-rated national networks in Spain. The interview was about the possibility of granting a will in this State of Alarm in which we find ourselves.
Since the beginning of the current health crisis, the question of rents remained unresolved in France. The governmental ordinance published on March 25th, 2020, related to the payment of business rents (the “ordinance” ) provides the answers we all were expecting.