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  1. 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 ...

  2. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    Cross-border: COVID-19 and the Hospitality Sector - The big questions facing UK hoteliers and lessons we can learn from China
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-the-hospitality-sector-the-big-questions-facing-uk-hoteliers-and-lessons-we-can-learn

    In 1976, China was hit by a devastating earthquake in the north-easterly region of Tangshan and lost its leader of thirty years, Mao Zedong. 1976 was the last time the Chinese economy recorded a contraction and, for the ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Legal news
    22 April 2020
    Ban on companies’ payment of dividends or completion of share buy-backs if they receive more than DKK 60 million in compensation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/covid-19-forbud-mod-at-udbetale-udbytte

    The Government and all the parties in the Danish Parliament have agreed to adjust and extend the economic aid packages to the Danish economy. The changes entail a limitation on companies’ ability to pay dividends or to ...

  6. 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?

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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.

  9. 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 ...

  10. Legal news
    23 April 2020
    Managing China Subsidiaries during the COVID-19 Epidemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/managing-china-subsidiaries-during-the-covid19-epidemic

    Relevant Legal Issues and Countermeasures in relation to Corporate Governance and Compliance.