Covid–19 Legal Brief

Mar 14, 2020 | Highlights, Tax&Legal

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, first identified in Wuhan, China, on December 2019, has spread to dozens of countries around the world, infecting many of people and causing several fatalities. In addition to the humanitarian and public health dimensions, the Covid-19 massive transmission presents complex legal issues for companies, including, among the others, employment-law, contract and so on. In this respect, it is necessary for companies to adopt procedures for the purpose to protect their employees and, at the same time, their business sustainability and continuity. Furthermore, for the purpose to ensure business sustainability and continuity it is necessary to evaluate which are the circumstances which allows the early termination of an agreement as a consequence of force majeure occurrence due to the Covid-19 transmission

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