Monthly Archives: March 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

In response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), President Trump signed into law on March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201 (the “Act”). This sweeping Act temporarily expands the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) relating to COVID-19, creates a temporary federal paid sick leave program relating to COVID-19, expands unemployment

UAE: GCC Coronavirus Report

March 22, 2020 – UAE – Senat MEA Legal Consultancy The United Arab Emirates  Cases of the Covid-19 virus in the United Arab Emirates are recorded at 153, with 2 deaths, as of March 22. In response to the pandemic, the UAE has implemented several measures in an attempt to slow the spread of the

ITALY: Brevi note in merito a possibili situazioni di difficolta contrattuali collegate all’emergenza del Coronavirus

Blue Legal – Padova, 9 marzo 2020 L’emergenza Coronavirus (COVID-19) sta avendo un enorme impatto sull’economia, sia a livello nazionale che internazionale. Al di la delle owie priorita in tema di salute, la diffusions di tale virus pub avere conseguenze rilevanti anche in tema di esecuzione delle obbligazioni contrattuali, per effetto (ad esempio) di misure adottate

USA: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Conditional Exemptions from Filing Obligations for Companies Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 2020 – Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP U.S. Securities laws require U.S. publicly traded companies , including all companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market and the New York Stock Exchange, to file various reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The SEC has recognized that the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

BRAZIL: Coronavirus and implications for agreements

March 2020 – Brazil – Rossetti Advogados Due to the arrival of the “coronavirus” or Covid-2019 in Brazil, and depending on the so far unknown extension and consequences of the disease, the effects thereof on the legal world commence to be discussed, specially on civil and corporate agreements. Among thousands of situations that could result