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Legal Update: Mitigation of Clawback and Liability Risks for COVID-19 Era Financings in Germany

by Frank Grell, Dr. Jörn Kowalewski, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) is currently finalizing the law to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in civil, insolvency, and criminal proceedings with extraordinary commitment. It shall be adopted less than two weeks after the beginning of the extensive restrictions on public … Continue Reading

Legal Update – Germany Introduces Contact Bans Amid COVID-19 Crisis

by Prof. Dr. Thomas Grützner, Joachim Grittmann Companies should consider how to avoid liability risks in light of the measure. On 22 March 2020, the German federal government agreed with the minister presidents of the federal states (Bundesländer) to introduce nationwide contact bans. However, this action does not exclude the possibility that federal states or individual … Continue Reading