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COVID-19 | A specialized team to overcome a complex challenge

We have a multidisciplinary team that is dedicated and specialized in monitoring companies and its employees in the context of the economic crisis that is due to COVID-19.

In order to respond quickly and effectively to the impact that COVID-19 is having on several businesses and economy in general, our team is working closely with clients to identify the most appropriate legal solutions to the various issues they are facing.

As part of the global CMS team, a world leading law firm ranked in the "Top 10 Global Law Firm", we have an in-depth knowledge and experience, both locally and internationally. We are in constant contact with over 40 countries, monitoring the evolution of the impact that Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on companies, governments and communities, which positions us at the forefront.

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03 April 2020
Meet the Law | Ques­tions and an­swers on the im­ple­ment­a­tion by the Gov­ern­ment...
12 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide for Dir­ect­ors of Com­pan­ies
03 June 2020
Coronavir­us – European Com­mis­sion’s Over­view of State aid rules in the...
The Com­mis­sion has pub­lished its over­view, de­signed to re­call the State aid rules ap­plic­able to pub­lic fund­ing op­por­tun­it­ies in the land trans­port sec­tor dur­ing the COV­ID-19 out­break. First of all, the...
03 April 2020
Meet the Law | New rules on pro­ced­ur­al dead­lines: Ur­gent pro­ceed­ings are...
27 April 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Gov­ern­ment Sup­port for Em­ploy­ers and Work­ers
This ex­pert guide ex­plores the ways dif­fer­ent gov­ern­ments have at­temp­ted to al­le­vi­ate the stress the pan­dem­ic has im­posed on both em­ploy­ers and work­ers and en­sure busi­ness con­tinu­ity.
19 May 2020
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion’s over­view of State rules and pub­lic ser­vice...
On 14 May 2020, the European Com­mis­sion pub­lished a work­ing pa­per on the in­ter­pret­a­tion of State aid and pub­lic ser­vice ob­lig­a­tions in the avi­ation sec­tor in the con­text of the COV­ID-19 crisis This...
02 April 2020
Meet the Law | COV­ID-19: State of Emer­gency in Mozam­bi­que | Re­strict­ive...
22 April 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19's Im­pact on IP Leg­al Tim­ings
As in all as­pects of busi­ness, COV­ID-19 is im­pact­ing the world of IP and the po­s­i­tion is con­stantly chan­ging. To help you pri­or­it­ise and plan, the Glob­al IP prac­tice at CMS has put to­geth­er an over­view of COV­ID-19's cur­rent im­pact on pro­ced­ur­al timetables be­fore courts, na­tion­al in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty of­fices and key in­ter­na­tion­al IP in­sti­tu­tions.
18 May 2020
Im­pact of COV­ID-19 on CBD food busi­nesses
The coronavir­us (“COV­ID-19”) pan­dem­ic has driv­en on­line con­sumer shop­ping in the well­being sec­tor in a bid to find products that will pro­tect against, and help man­age the symp­toms of, COV­ID-19. Food...
19 March 2020
Meet the Law | Ex­cep­tion­al tax meas­ures ap­proved by the Por­tuguese Gov­ern­ment...
17 April 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Coronavir­us Re­lated Loan Morator­i­ums
This guide con­tains a brief but com­pre­hens­ive over­view of cred­it morator­i­ums for 30 coun­tries world­wide, col­lated with a view to help­ing our cli­ents nav­ig­ate through the vari­ous gov­ern­ment re­sponses, and which will be up­dated on a reg­u­lar basis.
18 May 2020
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ises EUR 550 mil­lion Ger­man state-guar­an­teed...
At the end of April 2020, the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ised a pub­lic loan guar­an­teed by the Ger­man State for an amount of EUR 550 mil­lion in fa­vour of Condor, a Ger­man charter com­pany, un­der the European...