Covid-19 Update

Many companies are facing multiple challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. To support you in dealing with this difficult situation, we have formed special crisis response teams.

In addition, we will endeavour to keep you informed about the latest developments:

Impact of the Corona crisis on competition law and merger control

The German Federal Cartel Office has publicly underscored its openness for a flexible application of the applicable antitrust provisions, including more leeway for cooperation between competitors. This applies in particular to industries critical to public supply. In addition, some national and European amendments in the field of merger control and state aid law are also taking effect in the current crisis scenario, which we have summarised in a our newsletter.

Insolvency law

The negative economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic is causing a high and ever-increasing risk of insolvency for many companies across all sectors of the economy.

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Data protection requirements in corona crisis

Data protection requirements regarding measures to protect personnel in case of an infection at the workplace.

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