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Angola
Inventa International
In March, the Angolan government declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of covid-19, enforcing mandatory lockdowns and the closure of all establishments ...
Australia
Swaab
The Retail and other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation in NSW has been extended until 31 December 2020.
Bartier Perry
The cases provide guidance on some issues from the renegotiation of commercial leases pursuant to the COVID-19 regime.
Madgwicks
The NSW Supreme Court has been the first court to consider the SME Commercial Leasing Principles during COVID-19.
Holding Redlich
The government in Victoria has power to make regulations to temporarily modify laws relating to leases and licences.
CCK Lawyers
A contractor's options to deal with COVID-19 disruptions depend on specific terms of the contract for the relevant work.
CCK Lawyers
Flow charts will assist parties to a commercial lease in understanding how these new regulations may impact them.
Moulis Legal
The legal consequences of sporting fixtures and events being postponed or cancelled will vary on a case by case basis.
Ramsden Law
Discussion about 1st Queensland case that relied on frustration due to COVID as a basis for terminating a contract.
Canada
Siskinds LLP
The year 2020 will not soon be forgotten. Despite the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has also provided a catalyst for substantial innovation and positive disruption to business models and commercial practices.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Courts across Canada have weighed the seriousness of the situation and the importance of prioritizing the health and safety of all court participants.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In this unprecedented period of uncertainty, it has become difficult to easily identify the various exceptional measures implemented in each Canadian province.
McCague Borlack LLP
In just a few short months, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted seismic changes in all of society; including having a profound effect on the health and behaviour of everyone.
Cassels
On July 16, 2020, the Quebec Superior Court (the Court) released its decision in Hengyun International Investment Commerce Inc. v. 9368-7614 Quebec Inc., 2020 QCCS 2251.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 9 septembre 2020, le gouvernement du Québec a annoncé l'instauration d'une mesure de protection du lien d'emploi pour les salariés du Québec qui devront s'absenter du travail en raison de la COVID-19.
Rogers Partners LLP
The recently released motion decision in Belton v. Spencer, 2020 ONSC 5327, is a very important one for anyone practicing civil litigation in the province.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) provided updated guidance for resuming hearings starting September 1, 2020 and clarified the effect of the federal Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19)...
European Union
Mayer Brown
A global supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
India
HSA Advocates
The on-going COVID-19 pandemic which has resulted in the lockdown of all the states and its machinery has given rise to the recognition of the event as a ‘force majeure' event.
Singh & Associates
On March 23, 2020, the Supreme Court had taken suo moto cognizance of the situation having arisen due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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