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 […]

COVID19 Spain faqs Thursday, 2 April, 2020

Portugal COVID-19: Overview of extraordinary measures enacted

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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 […]

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

El Salvador: Sanitary registration of food continues during quarantine because of COVID-19

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Due to the emission of the decree No. 12 of the Executive Body, in the health area published on the Official Journal, Volume 426, Issue 59, dated March 21, 2020 referring to the exceptional measures of prevention and containment to declare the national territory as an area subject to sanitary control, in order to contain […]

COVID19 Spain faqs Monday, 23 March, 2020

COVID-19 Spain: FAQs for business

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LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT Royal Decree-Law 8/2022, March 17th, on exceptional measures to deal with the economic and social impact of COVID-19 includes some specific updates on employment regulations. Herein a short summary of the changes to the main questions companies may be addressing in the current environment.   What is an ERTE and what is […]