Coronavirus: What companies need to know now

The coronavirus is spreading worldwide – and is also affecting the economy. Production facilities are now at a standstill, and not only in China. COVID-19 also impacts the business activities of companies in Germany – particularly concerning supply chains and employment law and insurance law. The question now arises as to what measures the competent authorities may order to prevent or contain the spread of the coronavirus.

On our dedicated coronavirus page, we have compiled the most important information on how to address issues relating to the coronavirus. If you have any questions about the effects on your company, please do not hesitate to contact our legal experts.

Our articles on the coronavirus

Capital Markets

„Recht kurz" – Heuking Podcast with Tischler and Petermann (in German)

In our new podcast "Recht kurz" we would like to give you a brief overview of important legal topics in short sequences. In each episode we present one to three different topics in an easily understandable way. The podcast aims to appeal to both lawyers and non-lawyers. In the first episode, the two Hamburg partners Tim Petermann and Dr. Marcus Georg TIschler discuss the effects of the corona virus on supply chains. The second episode deals with the new Covid 19 mitigation law. Episode three deals with the corona pandemic and labour law issues. Episode four deals with commercial space rentals in times of corona and the fifth episode is about the verdict of the VG Hamburg, which overturned the 800 sqm limit for the retail trade. The sixth episode is about the effects of Corona on Bundesliga matches. (in German language)

001: Corona und Lieferketten
002: Corona und das Abmilderungsgesetz
003: Corona und Arbeitsrecht
004: Corona und Gewerberaummiete
005: Corona und 800qm
006: Corona und die Bundesliga
007: Corona, Soforthilfen und Gutscheinlösung
008: Corona und Entschädigungen

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Impact of the Corona pandemic on the transaction market

Together with Drees & Sommer, Heuking Kühn Lüer invited Wojtek to the "Update Due Diligence DIGITAL" digital conference.

All information is available on the event page.

What comes after short-time work?

We will show you how to keep all strategic and labour law aspects firmly in view and what measures are possible in the current situation alongside or even after short-time work. In particular, we will report to you on how a reduction in personnel can be implemented in the company in a legally secure and tactically sensible manner.

If you ar interested, please follow this link.

The lawyers in our practice groups are at your disposal for further questions

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