Airlines across the globe are fighting for their survival in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. In our new report, we examine the challenges to the aviation industry and consider the options available, including repossession, restructuring and State Aid.
Our authors explore the UK Government’s planned suspension of directors’ personal liability for wrongful trading rules during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germany has implemented measures to support businesses struggling from the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic. This includes a protective financial shield as well as changes to German civil and insolvency law.
Covid-19 has created massive levels of activity by key competition authorities with contradictory effects – a huge opening up of State Aid, and a widening of potentially lawful cooperation between competitors, yet a stern warning about price-gouging and excessive pricing. This article provides a guide for business to current trends, and key compliance questions.
London Partner Jeremy Robinson looks into state aid and the level of support that can be offered to airlines in Europe.
The newly established platform, Galileo Green Energy, will invest in the development of wind and solar energy projects and storage solutions across Europe, including in Italy, Spain, France, Germany and the UK
In this article, we consider the similarities to the response to SARS and how the issues in relation to and threats from coronavirus differ from SARS.
On October 10, 2019, the Marshall Islands was removed from the European Union’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Gerrit Bartsch explores the European Court of Justice’s decision to rule that offshore jack-up drilling rigs do not benefit from the VAT exemption for vessels which are engaged in the international shipping and maritime transport sector.
What are the key environmental challenges facing the aviation industry?