With the World Health Organisation declaring COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic and Irish and other governments announcing unprecedented measures to contain the spread of the virus, businesses will need to ensure that the actions that are taken over the coming weeks are informed, reasoned and appropriate. What follows is an overview of certain considerations which clients may want to bear in mind in the current environment as they steer their businesses through these unchartered waters.

Topics covered in the briefing Include the following:

Board Governance and Business Continuity Management
Implications for contractual arrangements
Contingency Planning for Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings
Liquidity and risk management of investment funds
Short selling
Obligations on listed funds and companies
Implications for trading of OTC derivatives, lending and other financing arrangements
Corporate Banking Considerations
Litigation and the Irish Courts
Real Estate

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The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.