Changes to the bankruptcy and restructuring legal framework in Oman | Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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While it has been in place since 1990, the legal framework governing bankruptcy and restructuring in Oman underwent a qualitative change in 2018 and 2019 with the issuance of the new Criminal Law (Royal Decree (RD) 7/2018) (the Criminal Law) and the Bankruptcy Law (RD 53/2019) (the Bankruptcy Law), which may have a significant impact …

Measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the Austrian economy | fellner wratzfeld partner

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On 16 March 2020, the Austrian government imposed drastic measures to contain the SARSCoV2 virus, commonly known as Covid-19. The international Covid-19 crisis resulted in a seven-week complete lockdown in Austria, with only ‘critical infrastructure’ such as banks, supermarkets, pharmacies and hospitals remaining open for business. Simultaneously, the Austrian government applied several economic measures, attempting …

Post-Brexit recognition of English insolvency judgments in Luxembourg and its effects on European restructurings | Loyens & Loeff

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European distressed debtors and creditors face uncertainty regarding English law-governed debt and, more generally, their overall restructuring strategy. This uncertainty arises against the backdrop of the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, the Covid-19 pandemic and turbulent markets. Many major out-of-court or in-court European debt restructurings use English law governed loan debt and Luxembourg-based debtors, …

The employment relationship in company acquisition and restructuring in China | AnJie

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Company acquisition and restructuring often bring about a change in the acquiree’s business strategy, direction, organisation and personnel structure. These can affect the employment relationship between the acquiree and its employees as well as sometimes the employment affairs of the acquirer. Acquisition can be divided into asset acquisition and equity acquisition. This article analyses how …

Covid-19: employment issues under Japanese labour law | City-Yuwa Partners

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The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) announced on 11 September 2020 that the number of employees who have been terminated (or will be terminated) from their employment in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic had reached 54,817 (including 25,334 non-regular employees). The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the …

The effects of Covid-19 on employment in Croatia

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The Covid-19 pandemic brought significant disruptions to all aspects of life. No economy was immune to the unprecedented situation and all active businesses had to adapt their operation to the circumstances.

Are you prepared? | Herbert Smith Freehills

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Alexander Oddy, Greig Anderson, Paul Lewis and Tom Hutchinson of Herbert Smith Freehills review the major insurance issues facing in-house lawyers in the current market.