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COVID-19 is impacting all parts of everyday life, including your business. The great disruption caused by the virus and the measures taken to combat it raise a number of issues.

The insights (articles, podcasts, webinars) in the feed below brings together perspectives on the legal and commercial issues affecting businesses across the globe.

CMS Corona Legal Team 

We have assembled a CMS Corona Legal Team, a multidisciplinary team of legal experts that focusses on advising businesses on all corona-related issues. Our experts are happy to help as it is our goal to reduce the consequences of the coronavirus together with you. 

Should you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected].

25/03/2020
COV­ID-19: Leg­al Q&A
The con­sequences of the corona crisis raise many un­cer­tain­ties for com­pan­ies. In this Q&A sev­er­al prac­tice area groups an­swer the most fre­quently asked ques­tions. This page will be reg­u­larly up­dated as...
02/04/2020
Key meas­ures to con­sider in op­tim­ising cash-flow man­age­ment dur­ing the...
Or­gan­isa­tions face much un­cer­tainty dur­ing the COV­ID-19 crisis, which makes man­aging the cash-flow very chal­len­ging. This in­fograph­ic provides sev­er­al key meas­ures to con­sider, as re­com­men­ded by our...
CMS Ex­pert Guide for Dir­ect­ors of Com­pan­ies

 

 

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15/07/2021
COV­ID-19: The European Com­mis­sion ap­proves a fifth aid to Al­it­alia
On 2 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ised Itali­an aid of EUR 39.7 mil­lion for Al­it­alia. This aid meas­ure is in­ten­ded to com­pensate Al­it­alia for the dam­age suffered on cer­tain routes caused by...
02/07/2021
European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ises re­cap­it­al­isa­tion meas­ure in fa­vour of Air...
The European Com­mis­sion has ap­proved a re­cap­it­al­isa­tion meas­ure of EUR 4.8 mil­lion in fa­vour of Air Bel­gi­um as com­pens­a­tion for the dam­age suffered by the air­line dur­ing the peri­od from 14 March to 30...
30/06/2021
The European Com­mis­sion in­vests EUR 14.7 bil­lion to ac­cel­er­ate eco­lo­gic­al...
The European Com­mis­sion has ad­op­ted its main work pro­gram for the “Ho­ri­zon Europe” pro­gram, with a budget of EUR 100 bil­lion for the peri­od 2021-2027. It provides for in­vest­ments for re­search and...
01/06/2021
COV­ID-19: EU Gen­er­al Court up­holds Ry­anair’s ap­peals against aid to KLM...
On 19 May 2021, in its judg­ments T-643/20 and T-465/20, the Gen­er­al Court of the European Uni­on an­nulled two de­cisions of the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ising State aid in fa­vour of the air­lines KLM and...
01/06/2021
Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
26/05/2021
COV­ID-19: the European Com­mis­sion ap­proves EUR 392,000 Bel­gian aid for...
On 18 May 2021, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved an aid of EUR 392,000 to com­pensate for the dam­age suffered by SA Kléber Rossil­lon Wa­ter­loo, in charge of the man­age­ment and com­mer­cial and tour­ist activ­it­ies...
25/05/2021
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ises fourth Itali­an aid to Al­it­alia
Since the be­gin­ning of the COV­ID-19 crisis, Al­it­alia has re­ceived three grants of EUR 296 mil­lion in com­pens­a­tion from the Itali­an State for the dam­age suffered re­spect­ively from 1 March to 15 June 2020...
13/05/2021
EU state aid law and rules in the Neth­er­lands dur­ing Cov­id-19
In­tro­duc­tion On 12 March 2020, the Dutch Gov­ern­ment stated that pub­lic fin­ances were sound and, con­sequently, it was able to take all meas­ures deemed ne­ces­sary. As such, the Neth­er­lands has im­ple­men­ted...
05/05/2021
COV­ID-19: The Gen­er­al Court of the EU dis­misses Ry­anair's ap­peals against...
On 14 April 2021, the Gen­er­al Court of the EU, seized by sev­er­al an­nul­ment ac­tions brought by Ry­anair, con­sidered that the guar­an­tees giv­en by Fin­land to Fin­nair (Case T-388/20) and the guar­an­tees giv­en...
22/04/2021
COV­ID-19: the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­izes the third Itali­an aid to Al­it­alia...
On 26 March 2021, the Com­mis­sion au­thor­ized a third Itali­an aid of 24.7 mil­lion EUR in fa­vour of Al­it­alia as com­pens­a­tion for the dam­age suffered as a res­ult of the pan­dem­ic due to the re­stric­tions im­posed...
14/04/2021
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion ap­proves Finnish aid for Finavia
On 17 March 2021, the Com­mis­sion ap­proved a Finnish scheme to sup­port air­port op­er­at­or “Finavia” in the con­text of the coronavir­us crisis. Like many oth­er air­port op­er­at­ors, Finavia suffered a sig­ni­fic­ant...
16/03/2021
COV­ID-19: the European Com­mis­sion ap­proves aid for Riga, Florence and Pisa...
At the be­gin­ning of March, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved two aid meas­ures to sup­port Riga, Florence and Pisa air­ports, severely af­fected by the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. On 2 March, the Com­mis­sion ap­proved...