Corona Crisis: Free State of Saxony grants Liquidity Aid to Small Businesses

The Free State of Saxony intends to provide financial support to small companies and freelancers with up to 5 employees and headquarters or permanent…


Corona (SARS Cov2) – data privacy implications

The Corona-Virus-Pandemic has a tight grip on much of the world and serious effects on both our private lives and business. Many companies are…

Dr. Adrian Bölingen

Insolvency Filing Requirements to be suspended in the Coronavirus Crisis

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection will present a legal regulation suspending insolvency filing obligations for companies which…


Measures Taken by the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Federal Ministry of Economics as a Result of the Coronavirus

A "protective shield" will be erected for employees and companies, based on the four pillars of making short-time working allowances more flexible,…


Labour Law issues regarding Corona Virus – Labour Law and Remuneration issues

In connection with the spreading Corona virus and the most recent measures taken by the German government we want to inform you – in addition to the…


Coronavirus: Form for Tax Relief

The Bavarian State Office for Taxes has provided an application form on its homepage for tax relief due to the effects of the coronavirus (in German…

 Christine Ostwald

Labour Law Questions in times of the Coronavirus - Short-time work and impact of school and nursery shutdowns

1.    Short-time work

Short-time work is a temporary reduction of the working hours with a proportional reduction of the affected employee’s…


Compliance in Times of the Coronavirus

More and more companies are reacting to the coronavirus with special measures to, as responsible employers, protect employees from infection and the…

 Christine Ostwald

Are “crowdworkers” employees? The Munich regional labor court provides for certainty in the first instance.

“Crowdworkers” – also called “digital nomads” – work through an employment agency. Companies look for people to whom they can assign jobs. These can…


Coronavirus - Is Your Supply Chain Infected?

Statutory and contractual regulations in the event of non-performance or supply disruptions