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  1. Legal news
    11 June 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 - Dealing with Counterparties at the Risk of Insolvency
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/covid-19--dealing-with-counterparties-at-the-risk-of-insolvency

    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant strain in the global markets. As "stay-at-home" orders are implemented globally, many economies have closed off, which has severely impacted numerous businesses. ...

  2. Legal news
    01 July 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 - Out-Of-Court Restructuring Options for Companies to Save Costs
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/out-of-court-restructuring-options-for-companies-to-save-costs

    The COVID-19 pandemic has left many businesses badly affected, particularly those in industries such as leisure, travel and F&B, as consumer spending plummets. This article will discuss how companies can restructure ...

  3. Legal news
    27 March 2020
    COVID-19: How does the new French State Guarantee Scheme work?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/france/covid19-how-does-the-new-french-state-guarantee-scheme-work

    The wide ranging package of measures announced by the French Government over the last few days to support businesses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic is progressively being implemented. Among these measures is a ...

  4. Legal news
    16 April 2020
    COVID-19: Legal impacts on insolvency law in Germany
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-legal-impacts-on-insolvency-law-in-germany

    Temporary suspension of obligation to file for insolvency and of creditor’s right to request opening of insolvency proceedings

  5. Legal news
    25 March 2020
    COVID-19 Update Germany: German government enacts a set of measures aiming to protect businesses from the effects of the current Corona crisis; amendments to German insolvency law in preparation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-update-germany--german-government-enacts

    In order to protect German companies and their employees against the economic impact of the coronavirus, the German government has resolved on 23 March 2020 on a comprehensive set of measures. It is the largest ...

  6. Legal news
    21 April 2020
    Economic Measures to Combat COVID-19 in Australia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/economic-measures-to-combat-covid-19-in-australia

    On 23 March 2020, the Australian Parliament passed the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act No. 22 of 2020 (the Act), which is designed to provide an economic response to the effect, on Australia, of the ...

  7. Legal news
    06 October 2020
    UK: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: temporary COVID-19 measures extended
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/corporate-insolvency-and-governance-act-2020-temporary-covid-19-measures-extended

    The UK Government announced on 24 September 2020 that some of the temporary COVID-19 measures within the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) will be extended. We take a look at the measures that have ...

  8. Legal news
    30 April 2020
    New temporary measures announced to assist commercial tenants affected by COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/new-temporary-measures-announced-to-assist-commercial-tenants-affected-by-covid-19

    The Government has announced plans to introduce further temporary measures this time designed to protect commercial tenants from landlords attempting to collect unpaid rent through the use of statutory demands and ...

  9. Legal news
    23 April 2020
    Automotive Suppliers Facing the COVID-19 Crisis: Opportunities and Risks for Investors
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/automotive-suppliers-facing-the-covid-19-crisis-opportunities-and-risks-for-investors

    In the past few years, many automotive suppliers have been facing increasing financial or operational problems. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these problems and is putting some of these companies in considerable ...

  10. Legal news
    03 July 2020
    UK: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – An overview of the main changes and how companies can use the reforms to their best advantage
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/corporate-insolvency-and-governance-act-2020

    The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the "Act") represents big changes to the current insolvency legislative framework and potentially to companies who may be affected by an insolvency within their supply ...