On May 6, 2020, the Ontario government announced that it will be allowing retail stores with a street entrance to provide for curbside pickup and delivery
Many jurisdictions are beginning to consider an easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which will likely see many businesses resuming operations and employees returning to work at their facilities.
Over the next few months, as the COVID-19 crisis transitions into the reopening and recovery stages and data about the financial and economic impacts becomes available
Although not all businesses will need government assistance, every business should be aware of the programs on offer and the expected status of those programs going forward.
In the first stage, citizens, governments and businesses took comprehensive yet remarkably nimble action once the COVID-19 outbreak was declared to be a pandemic.
Smart & Biggar
The federal government has been proactive in seeking help from industry in tackling the pandemic. For example, Health Canada contacted Health Product Licence Holders to let them know specific...
On May 13, 2020, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced the introduction of several new measures intended to increase the flexibility of its programs and policies in support of eligible applicants and broadcasters...
The Québec government announced that economic activity will resume in the next week or so in the following three business sectors — retail, manufacturing and construction, as follows:
As lockdown restrictions begin to be relaxed there seems to be little sign of frustration easing.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
We provide below an update of our previous alerts regarding the holding of general meetings of public limited companies (sociétés anonymes).
In the wake of the COVID-19 and in order to combat the situation created amidst such threat, the Government of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the current uncertain times of a global pandemic, anything that adds deliberate fuel to such uncertainties must be curbed at all costs.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On 12 May 2020, the European Commission approved an €11.5 million state aid scheme to support investments in the production of coronavirus-related products such as vaccines, ...
Taylor Vinters Via LLC
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), categorised by the World Health Organization as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, has now spread to 215 countries, areas and territories across the world.
Clyde & Co
South Africa is, from a COVID-19 litigation-trend perspective "behind the curve" when compared with development in other jurisdictions – probably because the virus spread from the Northern hemisphere to the Southern hemisphere.
On 31.03.2020, an announcement was made by the Ministry of Trade ("Ministry") to limit the dividend distribution decisions to be taken at the shareholders meetings to be held for 2019 fiscal year.
Few would argue against it being easier to place an economy in lockdown during a pandemic than to enable it to emerge from lockdown safely. It is clear to most people that any changes will need to be gradual.
Our CLH team held a virtual social in May, the theme of which was what the future holds for the sector, in the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The much anticipated Home Office guidance pertaining to visa holders in the UK whose visas expire after 31 May 2020 has been published today.
Duane Morris LLP
NJ Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 138 ("EO 138"), which extends the Public Health Emergency declared on March 9, 2020 under Executive Order 103 for another 30 days until June 5, 2020.