All The Latest COVID-19 Updates Published to Mondaq

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Asia Pacific
Phoenix Legal
Bombay High Court order immunizes sale of pledged shares Covid-19 or popularly known as Coronavirus has taken the world by storm or, to be more accurate, unleashed a storm of unknown severity.
Chandhiok & Mahajan
COVID – 19 has brought the world to a halt, prompting governments around the world to take strict measures for its containment.
Australasia
Swaab
Article discusses the two key temporary changes to the way foreign investment is reviewed in Australia since the pandemic.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The global effort to tackle the spread of disease may fail without proper attention to infection control measures within prisons.
Canada
Clark Wilson LLP
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) and the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) have announced relief measures for listed issuers for certain obligations…
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
All levels of government in Canada are responding swiftly to uncertainty brought by the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing measures to support individuals and businesses across the country.
Clark Wilson LLP
Does my company have to agree to accept reduced or delayed payments from customers because the COVID-19 pandemic is so serious?
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In this brief update, we outline recent restrictions and relaxations brought forward by the governments of Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia and Saskatchewan related to the production and sale of liquor products …
Crowe MacKay LLP
With many people worried about their health, employment, and their financial situation, the Government of Canada has taken a strong and immediate action to protect Canadians…
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
COVID-19 has quickly and severely disrupted supply chains and international trading routes. Governments and their customs agencies are streamlining customs clearance procedures,…
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Terms and conditions can be imposed in the granting of the IIROC relief and, once granted in one application will apply to others which may further complicate the process.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières (les « ACVM ») ont publié les dispenses générales temporaires visant certains dépôts réglementaires accordées aux participants du…
Bennett Jones LLP
On Friday, March 20, 2020, the Ontario government suspended all limitation periods and litigation and other dispute-oriented time periods for at least 90 days.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian companies are facing sweeping and unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Corporations listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) have been concerned about their ability to comply with TSX listing requirements in light of COVID-19.
Crowe MacKay LLP
The Government of Yukon is working with federal counterparts, First Nations, local businesses, organizations, and communities to introduce support for Yukoners impacted by COVID-19.
Caribbean
Maples Group
On 20 March 2020, the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services issued an industry advisory for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Europe
Finance Malta
During a teleconference meeting with the finance ministers of the European Union, held on the 23rd of March 2020, Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna…
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Government has confirmed that the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment for people who have lost their job as a result of the pandemic will increase from ?203 to ?350.
Arthur Cox
One of the measures to be implemented by Ireland’s five retail banks and other non-bank lenders and credit servicers to assist borrowers who may be affected as a result of the COVID-19 …
NAGELE Attorneys at Law LLC
Die Massnahmen zur Eindämmung von COVID-19 treffen immer mehr Bereiche des Justizwesens. Im nachstehenden Beitrag werden die Einschränkungen in den Bereichen …
Mamo TCV Advocates
In response to the challenging conditions which are being faced by the financial services sector as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) has…
Mamo TCV Advocates
a result of the current crisis in which we find ourselves, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued a notice on 13th March 2020,…
GANADO Advocates
On the 21st March, 2020 the MFSA published a circular it drew up the day before on the timing of certain regulatory reporting due by various licensed entities, licensed by the MFSA.
Gowling WLG
In view of Russia’s national measures against the spread of COVID-19, on 18 March 2020 the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and Presidium of the Judges Council of the Russian Federation suspended …
MGC Legal
Koronavirüs, di?er ismiyle COVID-19, ilk olarak Aral?k 2019’da Çin Halk Cumhuriyeti’nin Wuhan kentinde tespit edilmi? ve h?zla birçok bölgeye yay?larak insan sa?l???n? tehdit eden dünya çap?nda bir salg?n hastal??a neden olmu?tur.
Esin Attorney Partnership
The Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority (the “BRSA”) granted certain reporting exemptions for banks’ liquidity requirements through its decision dated March 26, 2020 and numbered 8967.
Latin America
CorralRosales
Mediante Resolución del 20 de marzo de 2019, la comisión de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología de la Asamblea Nacional (legislativo)…
CorralRosales
Through Resolution dated March 20, 2019, the Education, Science and Technology Commission of the National Assembly (Legislative Branch) …
Middle East
Clyde & Co
Recent court service suspensions announced in the UAE – albeit temporary – as part of the government’s response to COVID-19 will undoubtedly have an impact on efficacy of debt recovery options available
North America
Caplin & Drysdale
On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act was signed into law.
Rhoades McKee PC
This $2 Trillion stimulus package is designed to offset the significant disruption businesses are facing as the country battles COVID-19.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Given the outbreak of COVID-19, state regulatory agencies have been very active in providing guidance regarding consumer finance companies.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has issued an emergency regulation on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order …
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On March 22, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (the NCUA)
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
The CARES Act also provides relief to certain multi-family property owners for real property with mortgage debt backed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or HUD.
WilmerHale
On March 23, 2020, the SEC issued an order1 (the “Order”) granting registered open-end funds and insurance company variable annuity separate accounts expanded capability to borrow from their affiliates
WilmerHale
COVID-19 has had an unprecedented effect on the securities and derivatives markets.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) released an emergency regulation implementing Governor Cuomo’s March 21, 2020 Executive Order…
Cooley LLP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FCC has issued a narrow order exempting healthcare providers and certain government entities…
Holland & Knight
The ongoing impact of COVID-19 has many businesses reviewing potential impacts to their cash flow and operations
Cooley LLP
The estimated $2+ trillion stimulus bill – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) – is meant to address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Duane Morris LLP
On March 22, 2020, New York’s Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts issued Administrative Order AO/78/20 providing that, until further notice, no filings?paper or electronic…
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the anticipated associated insurance losses, by letter dated March 10, 2020…
Shearman & Sterling LLP
This client alert supplements and updates our client alert issued on March 16, 2020, which discusses disclosure and capital markets considerations for U.S. listed public companies.
Arnold & Porter
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the ability of businesses to operate in their leased spaces. Governments are requiring closures of certain types of businesses …
United Kingdom
Clyde & Co
The Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented social lock downs in both the UK and internationally have seen a rapid increase in queries relating to force majeure.