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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
    25 March 2020
    COVID-19: AGMs 2020 in Finland
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/finland/covid-19-agms-2020-in-finland

    In this article we have outlined some key considerations in respect of the coronavirus epidemic's impact both on the ongoing AGM season and the disclosure of inside information and financial reporting by public listed ...

  3. Legal news
    01 April 2020
    FIRB update: Reducing the monetary thresholds and extending the review period
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/firb-update-reducing-the-monetary-thresholds-and-extending-the-review-period

    On 29 March 2020 the Treasurer announced two significant changes to Australia's foreign investment rules. The changes are effectively immediately (but will not apply to transactions entered into before 10.30pm on 29 ...

  4. Legal news
    28 May 2021
    Bird & Bird contributes to LexisNexis Market Tracker: Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets 2020/21
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/bird-and-bird-contributes-to-lexisnexis-market-tracker-trends-in-uk-equity-capital-markets-2020-21

    Discover all the latest Equity Capital Markets (ECM) trends and what we expect to see in 2021 and beyond in the LexisNexis Market Tracker Report. Including a download on SPACs and commentary from our Corporate Partners ...

  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
    02 August 2021
    Foreign direct investment in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/foreign-direct-investment-in-times-of-the-covid-19-pandemic

    Do you need a quick overview of current screening and control rules for foreign direct investments (FDI) in one of the following countries in times of the COVID-19 pandemic?

  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
    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?

  9. Legal news
    23 March 2020
    Managing merger control filings during COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/managing-merger-control-filings-during-covid-19

    A brief overview of the challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis, the coping strategies of competition authorities, and suggestions on what can be done if you are working on a project requiring merger control approval.

  10. Legal news
    16 April 2020
    COVID-19 emergency measures: the expansion of 'golden power' review on foreign direct investments
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/italy/covid19-decreto-liquidita---golden-power

    Law Decree No. 23 of 8 April 2020 - published in the Official Gazette on 8 April 2020 and entered into force on 9 April 2020 (the "Decreto Liquidità") - introduced, among other measures, a series of provisions that ...