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COVID-19 Resource Centre

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic raise significant legal challenges.

To assist members and clients, Globalaw has created a COVID-19 Resource Centre. This resource brings together COVID-19 legal content from across the world as it is produced by our members. All of our COVID-19 content is free to access.

We are here to help. Please reach out to any one of our lawyers for advice: Directory of Members.

Member Firms Legal Content

Americas
Mexico

04/08/2020 – COVID-19 REPORT April 7 2020

03/30/2020 – COVID-19 REPORT

USA - Massachusetts

05/27/2020 – New SBA Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness and Review of Forgiveness Applications

05/22/2020 – Reopening Massachusetts — A Four-Phased Approach

05/20/2020 – Expedited Approval for Outdoor Permits Just in Time for Connecticut’s Re-Opening

05/22/2020 – Increases in Paycheck Protection Loan Amounts for Partnerships and Seasonal Employers

05/19/2020 – SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application – Key Takeaways and Instructions for Borrowers

05/14/2020 – House Democrats Propose Significant Changes to Paycheck Protection Program in New $3 Trillion Stimulus Bill

05/14/2020 – Paycheck Protection Program: SBA, Extends Deadline to 5/18 and Issues New Guidance on “Necessity of the Loan” Certification

05/13/2020 – Federal Reserve Revises and Expands Main Street Lending Program For Small and Mid-sized Businesses

05/06/2020 – IRS Blesses “Dial-In” TEFRA Hearings and Enhances Bond Self Purchase Guidance in Light of COVID-19 Emergency

05/06/2020 – Paycheck Protection Program: Deadline Extended to 5/14, Updated Guidance on Other Sources of Liquidity

05/05/2020 – SBA Issues New FAQ Clarifying Effect of Employees Who Won’t Return to Work on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

04/28/2020 – CDC Adds Six New Symptoms to its COVID-19 List

04/27/2020 – Preparing for Returns to Work and Workplace Reopening’s: Considerations for Employers

04/27/2020 – Paycheck Protection Program: Updated Guidance on Other Sources of Liquidity

04/21/2020 – Law Enforcement Focus on the Health Care and Senior Living Industries During COVID-19

04/16/2020 – Federal Reserve Announces Main Street Lending Program for Small and Mid-sized Businesses

04/16/2020 – New Paycheck Protection Program Rules for Self-Employed Individuals; SBA Announces No More New PPP or EIDL Applications Due to Exhaustion of Funding

04/16/2020 – Massachusetts Act Regarding a Moratorium on Commercial and Residential Evictions During COVID-19

04/10/2020 – State Legislatures Considering Bills to Extend Business Interruption Coverage for Coronavirus Losses

04/08/2020 – SBA Issues Interim Final Rule for Paycheck Protection Program: Key Takeaways for Your Loan Application

04/09/2020 – CDC Publishes New Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers

04/09/2020 – Overview of the DOL Guidance and Regulations on the

04/09/2020 – SBA Issues Affiliate Rules for Paycheck Protection Program

04/09/2020 – SBA Issues Interim Final Rule for Paycheck Protection Program: Key Takeaways for Your Loan Application

04/09/2020 – CARES Act and Interagency Guidance Encourage Loan Modifications Related to COVID-19

04/09/2020 – Non-Liquidating Receivership Option for Rhode Island Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

04/09/2020 – Payroll Loans and Loan Forgiveness: New Relief Opportunities for Small Businesses under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program

04/09/2020 – Executive Orders in Connecticut Suspend and Modify Public Hearing Procedures

04/09/2020 – What You Need to Know About the CARES Act Employee Benefits-related Provisions

04/09/2020 – How to Handle a Bankruptcy Filing By an Owner or Subcontractor

04/09/2020 – Tax Breaks and Benefits for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

04/09/2020 –  State Legislatures Considering Bills to Extend Business Interruption Coverage for Coronavirus Losses

04/03/2020 – Interview with the New England Real Estate Journal about the impact of CV-19 to the commercial real estate industry

03/25/2020 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Team

USA - Texas

05/28/2020 – New Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness; Fast Takes on Bankruptcy & Restructurin

05/27/2020 – Status of Eviction Orders in Texas; CISA 3.1 Revives Agriculture Industry

05/21/2020 – Governor Abbott’s Newest Executive Orders; Fast Takes on Oil Patch Lawsuits

05/18/2020 – Next Phase of Open Texas Plan; PPP Loan Forgiveness; Fast Takes on Medical Rules

05/13/2020 – PPP Good-Faith Certifications, Guidance on Employee Benefit Plans, Fast Takes on Reopening

05/12/2020 – Reopening After Lockdown; SALSA Seeks Volunteers to Aid Front-Line Workers

05/06/2020 – Abbott Announces Plans to Reopen Additional Businesses; “Returning to Work” Webinar

05/01/2020 – Texas Begins Reopening Businesses; “Returning to Work” Webinar; Fast Takes on Phase One

04/29/2020 –  CARES Act Enforcement; Fast Takes on Black Swan Events

04/28/2020 – Overview of Phase One Steps to Open Texas; Upcoming “Returning to Work”

04/27/2020 – Texas to Begin Opening Friday; New CARES Act Guidance; Estate Planning Still Matters

04/23/2020 – DSHS Guidance to Reopen Texas; Who’s Impacted by Immigration Ban; Fast Takes on Courts Using Zoom

04/21/2020 –  New OSHA Guidance, Fast Takes on M&A, Plunging Oil Prices, and “Into the Wild” Webinar

04/20/2020 – Governor’s Office Solicits Input on Return-to-Work Plans, Fast Takes on Telehealth Policies

04/17/2020 – Reopening Texas Economy, Cameras in Court Proceedings, Fast Takes on Estate Planning

04/15/2020 – Eligibility Restrictions for PPP Loans, RRC Considers Comments, Fast Takes on Privacy Rules

04/13/2020 – Texas Small Business Loan Fund, CARES Act Lending Programs, COVID-19 Telehealth Program Updates

04/09/2020 –  Labor & Employment FAQ Updates, Emergency Order on Consumer Debt, Fast Take on Landlord-Tenant Issues

04/10/ 2020 – COVID-19 & Your Buisness: News & Insights From Texas & Beyond

04/08/2020 – Updates on SBA Loans, Market-Demand Prorationing, CMS Actions

04/07/2020 – Texas Healthcare Workforce Expands, Travel Restrictions Update, CARES Act & Tax Relief

04/06/2020 – Immigration Considerations, FFCRA Update, Texas Franchise Tax Filing Extension

03/05/2020 – Jackson Walker Webinar – Coronavirus, Your Business, and What You Need to Know

04/03/2020 – SBA Guidance on Lending, DOL Regulations on Leave, Fast Takes on Tax & More

04/01/2020 – Small Business Lending, Fast Takes on CARES Act and Governor’s Order, JW’s Telemedicine Webinar

03/31/2020 –  Gov. Abbott Issues New Order, Fast Takes on Price Gouging, Medicare Receives Financial Support

03/31/2020 – COVID-19 & Your Business: Frequent Questions

03/30/2020 – 5 Fast Takes on FFCRA & Employers, The Changing Healthcare Landscape, Texas Orders

03/27/2020 –  The CARES Act, Texas Regulatory Developments, and Updated Shelter Orders

03/26/2020 –  Paid Leave Guidance for Employers, Texas Increases Healthcare Capacity, Work From Home Podcast

03/25/2020 – March 25: Texas Comptroller Offers Hotline for Struggling Businesses

03/24/2020 – March 24: New Stay at Home Orders Issued, FFCRA Webinar Q&A Responses

03/23/2020 – Employer Tools & Additional Relief, Texas Delays Elections, IRS Extends Deadlines

Europe, the Middle East and Africa
The Netherlands
Turkey

04/20/2020 – Use of Binding Corporate Rules for Transfer of Personal Data Abroad As per the Law on Protection of Personal Data

04/19/2020 – Information Note on the Law Regarding the Reduction of the Effects of the New Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic on the Economic and Social Life and the Law Regarding Amending Certain Legislation

04/18/2020 – Info Note Regarding Limitation on Termination of Employees Unpaid Leave Right and Developments in Short Time Working

04/13/2020 –   Information Note on the Effect Of COVID-19 on Banking Transactions

04/09/2020 – Evaluation of the Effect of COVID-19 to the Collective Labor Agreement Process

04/06/2020 –  COVID-19 Turkey Alert re. Immigration

04/01/2020 –  Amendments to Execution and Bankruptcy Law and Procedural Law Brought About  By Law

04/01/2020 – Amendments on Bounced Checks Protested Bonds Credit and Credit Card Debts Brought About By Law

03/27/2020 – Info Note on Amendments on Labor Legislation within the Scope of COVID-19

03/27/2020 – Memorandum Regarding Temporary Regulation Introduced with Regards to Workplace Lease Agreements as per the Law

03/25/2020 – Information Note Regarding the Decision on the Suspension of the Execution and Bankruptcy Proceedings

03/24/2020 – Info Note on Short Time Working

03/22/2020 – Information Note Regarding General Assembly and Electronic Meetings of Companies

03/19/2020 – Info Note on Economic Stability Shield Package

03/18/2020 – Information on Coronavirus COVID-19/

Member Firms Resource Centres

Americas
Bolivia

Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa – http://www.baqsn.bo/index.php?r=site%2Ffirma_i

Canada - Toronto

Fernandes Hearn LLP – https://www.fernandeshearn.com/

CANADA - Vancouver

Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP – https://www.ekb.com/

Mexico

Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, S.C. – https://rgrhmx.com.mx/

Puerto Rico
USA - Florida
USA - California
USA - Texas

Jackson Walker LLP – https://www.jw.com/

USA - Massachusetts

Hinckley Allen – https://www.hinckleyallen.com/

Asia-Pacific
Japan

Chuo Sogo Law Office – https://www.clo.jp/english/

Australia

McInnes Wilson Lawyers – https://www.mcw.com.au/

Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Austria

Hofmann Law Office –  http://www.hoffmann-partners.com/

Croatia
Czech Republic

GT Legal –  https://www.gtlaw.com/en

England
Germany

HUTH DIETRICH HAHN  – http://www.hdh.net/en/law-firm/

Italy
Liechtenstein

Wanger Law –  https://www.wanger.net/

Luxembourg

Molitor Avocats à la Cour SARL – https://molitorlegal.lu/

Morocco

Fraikech Associés – http://www.fraikechassocies.com/

Nigeria

SIMMONSCOOPER PARTNERS – https://scp-law.com/

Portugal
Romania

Hammond-Partnership – https://hammond-partnership.com/

Slovenia

Miro Senica and attorneys, Ltd. – https://www.senica.si/en/

Travel Restrictions