audiovisual sector covid spain Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

Covid-19: Impact analysis of Spanish government measures in the audiovisual sector

Legal memos

Royal Decree 463/2020, March 14th, declaring the state of alarm, prohibits, limits or restricts certain activities. The measures adopted have an obvious impact on economic activity. In an attempt to mitigate this impact, the Government approved a series of complementary measures, some of which, have a direct impact on the audiovisual industry, mostly made of […]

Friday, 3 April, 2020

Mexico: considerations and legal effects of the COVID-19 health emergency

Legal memos

On March 30, 2020, was published and became effective the last decree of the General Health Council, which declares the Covid 19 pandemic as a health emergency and extends the National Safe Distance Campaign until April 30, 2020. On March 31, 2020 was published and became effective a decree which provides extraordinary measures that the […]

Friday, 3 April, 2020

Costa Rica: Privacy and COVID-19: An Orwellian paranoia?


We are facing a pandemic with a scope never seen before in modern life, where the main paradox is that, in a highly connected world, connections put us at risk of infection. We are living in difficult times in practically all sectors, and privacy is no an exception. There are people already proclaiming that life, […]

Thursday, 2 April, 2020

Mexico: Highlights on the new food and beverage labeling


This document is divided into four parts. The first one is a summary of the most relevant aspects of the Mexican Official Standard NOM-051, the second one provides a brief introduction and background to standard on front labeling. The third one summarizes the most relevant considerations of said regulation and its impact on the packaged […]

COVID19 Spain faqs Thursday, 2 April, 2020

Portugal COVID-19: Overview of extraordinary measures enacted

Legal memos

The first case of Covid-19 was released in Portugal on 2 March 2020. On 13 March following the increase in the number of contaminations the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Health declared a State of Alert for the entire country and approved a first set of restrictive measures aimed at containing the […]

Monday, 30 March, 2020

Costa Rica: General guidance for commercial, residential and mixed condominiums

Legal memos

On March 27, 2020, the Health Department of Costa Rica updated the general guidance for commercial, residential and mixed condominiums, with regards to the COVID-19 crisis.  Because of the authority granted to the Health Department, such general guidance is mandatory and it will remain valid and enforceable until it is revoked by the authority. The […]