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  1. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Director's duties and COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/directors-duties-and-covid19

    Directors have a duty to act in the best interests of the company. A director has the following general duties under the Companies Act 2006:

  2. Legal news
    17 March 2020
    Using electronic signatures to avoid meetings and in-person signings
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/using-electronic-signatures-to-avoid-meetings-and-inperson-signings

    This article briefly considers how electronic signatures may be used for contracts governed by English law, at a time when signatories may be forced to sign documents remotely.

  3. Legal news
    21 April 2020
    COVID-19 - Management without Supervision?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19--management-ohne-aufsicht

    Supervisory boards as well as the management boards of stock corporations and managing directors of limited liability companies - can presence meetings be replaced by video conferences and how?

  4. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    COVID-19 Update Germany: Law to amend the current laws on stock corporations, limited liability companies and transformations to protect companies from the effects of the current corona crisis has come into force
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-update-germany-german-bundestag-passes-law-to-amend-the-current-laws-on-stock-corporations

    To mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the German Bundestag passed a comprehensive package of legislative measures titled "Law to Mitigate the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Civil, Insolvency ...

  5. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    COVID-19 in Germany: Legal obligations of managing directors in the corona crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-rechtliche-pflichten-von-geschaeftsfuehrern

    The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly having a significant impact on the economy and companies. In connec-tion with the crisis, managing directors of limited liability companies (GmbH) are confronted with a wide range ...

  6. Legal news
    23 March 2020
    COVID-19: impact on M&A transactions in France
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/france/covid-19-impact-on-m-and-a-transactions-in-france

    The recent spread of COVID-19 around the world and unprecedented lock down measures have frozen M&A activity around the world, resurrecting the ghosts of 2008 after many golden years. The present crisis is however of a ...

  7. Legal news
    15 April 2020
    Italian law decree No. 23/2020 ("Decreto Liquidità"), New provisions involving certain aspects of business law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/italy/covid19-decreto-liquidita---diritto-societario

    On 9 April 2020, following regular publication on the Italian Official Gazette, Italian law decree No. 23/2020 (the "Decree") came into force with immediate effect. The Decree's provisions aim at facing, by means of ...

  8. Legal news
    20 March 2020
    Decreto Cura Italia - New provisions regulating shareholder meetings
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/italy/decreto-cura-italia-new-provisions-regulating-shareholder-meetings

    On 17 March 2020, following regular publication on the Italian Official Gazette, Italian law decree No. 18/2020 came into force and became effective (the “Decree”), setting forth “Measures to strengthen the Italian ...

  9. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    UK: Cash Box Structure - back in fashion in the wake of COVID-19?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/cash-box-structure-back-in-fashion-in-the-wake-of-covid-19

    The outbreak of COVID-19 and the resultant Government-imposed "lockdown" have created numerous procedural difficulties for publicly listed companies in the UK, in addition to the obvious economic impacts.