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.
In depth knowledge of local law plus strong international awareness keep us ahead of regulatory issues that may affect our clients.
Around the world, projects and investments are facing increasingly demanding regulatory frameworks. We support our clients on a broad range of matters across multiple sectors, including our core sectors of Energy, Transport and Real Estate, helping them to comply with regulatory, competition, environmental and health and safety requirements.
We provide comprehensive regulatory advice:
- In the area of EU and competition law we advise on international merger control, behavioural antitrust, State Aid, investigations and litigation.
- Our environment, health and safety team advises on compliance and risk mitigation. Our lawyers have an in-depth understanding these laws, policies and regulations both in the EU and around the world.
- We advise on sanctions and data protection compliance.
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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.
This article (in German) looks into the legal considerations for employees and employers working from home as a result of COVID-19.