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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Legal and commercial implications

On this insight page, you will find perspectives on the legal and commercial issues affecting businesses across the globe during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Please contact any of the partners listed on these pages for more information about the support CMS can provide. Our local CMS offices have also created specialized insight pages about COVID-19 in their respective jurisdictions.

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Contacts

Joachim Kaetzler
Dr. Joachim Kaetzler
Frankfurt
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Abraham Nájera
Banking & Finance
Madrid
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Aukje Haan
Commercial
Utrecht
Dirk Loycke
Dirk Loycke
Stuttgart
Michael Bauer
Dr. Michael Bauer
Competition & EU
Brussels - EU Law Office
Katie Nagy de Nagytbaczon
Katie Nagy De Nagybaczon
Consumer Products
London
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Mark Ziekman
Consumer Products
Amsterdam
Stefan Brunnschweiler
Stefan Brunnschweiler, LL.M.
Corporate / M&A
Zurich
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Dr. Zsolt Okányi
Dispute Resolution
Budapest
Froger-Michon Caroline
Caroline Froger-Michon
Employment & Pensions
Paris
Christopher Jordan
Dr. Christopher Jordan
Cologne
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Munir Hassan
Energy & Climate Change
London
Amanda Howard
Amanda Howard
Funds
London
Thomas Page
Thomas Page
Hotels & Leisure
London
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Paul Smith
Infrastructure & Projects
London
Sandra Rafferty
Sandra Rafferty
Infrastructure & Projects
London
Alex Denslow
Alex Denslow
Insurance
London
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Bas Baks
Insurance
Utrecht
Carsten Menebröcker
Dr. Carsten Menebröcker, LL.M. (NYU)
Cologne
Tom Scourfield
Tom Scourfield
Intellectual Property
London
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Nick Beckett
Life Sciences & Healthcare
Beijing
Dr. Jens Wagner
Hamburg
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Bernt Elsner
Public Procurement
Vienna
Andreas Otto
Dr. Andreas Otto
Berlin
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Arnout Scholten
Real Estate & Construction
Amsterdam
Marie Scott
Marie Scott
Real Estate & Construction
London
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Stéphane Gelin
Tax
Paris
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Chris Watson
TMC - Technology, Media & Communications
London
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31 Mar 20
COV­ID-19's im­pact on dead­lines and pro­ced­ur­al timetables
Be­fore courts, na­tion­al in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty of­fices...
30 Mar 20
ESMA and FCA cla­ri­fy su­per­vis­ory ap­proach on SFTR back­load­ing re­quire­ments...
This in­form­a­tion is cor­rect as of 11.30am on 30 March 2020 and will not be main­tained. The European Se­cur­it­ies Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (“ESMA”) has cla­ri­fied its po­s­i­tion on the re­quire­ments for ‘back­load­ing’...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 Im­pact on Lease Agree­ments
27 Mar 20
Man­aging clin­ic­al tri­als un­der COV­ID-19: New EU guid­ance is­sued for...
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has had a dra­mat­ic im­pact on European health sys­tems, whose pri­or­ity first and fore­most is the treat­ment of pa­tients suf­fer­ing from this dis­ease both in the in-pa­tient and out-pa­tient...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Com­pet­i­tion Law Dur­ing Coronavir­us...