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Legal Update – COVID-19: Immediate Measures to Gain State Aid Financing (KfW Credit et al)

by Frank Grell, Dr. Jörn Kowalewski, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink Due to the already existing and upcoming multiple business challenges caused by COVID-19, there will be a strong demand for additional financing throughout the German and European economy. The German government announced on 13 March 2020 that “unlimited funds” will be provided and “all weapons” will … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: How Germany Is Addressing Short-Time Work in the COVID-19 Crisis

by Anne Kleffmann, Dr. Tobias Leder A new federal regulation provides initial guidance on the requirements for short-time work and receipt of short-time compensation. Key Points: The regulation outlines requirements for: The efficient introduction of short-time working Receiving short-time working compensation The duration and amount of the short-time working compensation On 13 March 2020, the German … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: Aktuelles zur Kurzarbeit

von Anne Kleffmann und Dr. Tobias Leder Erläuterungen zu Kurzarbeit und Bezug von Kurzarbeitergeld gemäß neuer Gesetzeslage in der Corona-Krise. Unter Kurzarbeit versteht man die vorübergehende Herabsetzung der Arbeitszeit bei entsprechender Minderung des Arbeitsentgelts. Wird die Arbeit vorübergehend ganz eingestellt, spricht man von der sogenannten Kurzarbeit Null. Sinn und Zweck der Kurzarbeit ist die vorübergehende wirtschaftliche … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know About Data Privacy

by Tim Wybitul, Dr. Wolf-Tassilo Böhm, Isabelle Brams, Dr. Tarik Arabi, Joachim Grittmann, Valentino Halim Effective measures to combat data risks resulting from COVID-19 include processing personal data, but companies must balance privacy rights and employee health.     German data protection authorities have published initial guidance to companies that process personal data, outlining how they … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: The four pillar protective governmental shield for Germany

German government introduces a series of measures to mitigate fallout for companies and their employees. by Rainer Wilke, Dr. Natalie Daghles, Dr. Tobias Leder, Joachim Grittmann, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink, Dr. Thomas Fox The German Federal Ministry of Finance and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have announced a protective shield for employees and companies in Germany in … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: VIER SÄULEN SCHUTZSCHILD FÜR DEUTSCHLAND

von Rainer Wilke, Dr. Natalie Daghles, Dr. Tobias Leder, Joachim Grittmann, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink, Dr. Thomas Fox Das Bundesministerium der Finanzen und das Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie haben ein Maßnahmenpaket für Beschäftigte und Unternehmen angekündigt, um die Auswirkungen von COVID-19 abzufangen:… Continue Reading
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