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COVID-19 Legal Insights
COVID-19 Legal Insights is our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We shall keep you informed on the various legal challenges posed by the coronavirus, thanks to a dedicated practice group comprising lawyers with different backgrounds, such as compliance/regulatory, corporate and commercial, insurance, labour and employment, litigation and arbitration, insolvency, public procurement, data privacy, tax and customs. In addition, our taskforce offers strategic advice on crisis-specific matters: corporate restructuring, review and (re)negotiation of agreements (including collective bargaining agreements and individual employment contracts), performance of the contracts which are affected by force majeure and hardship, unblocking pre-litigation relationships, etc.
COVID-19 Legal Insights is our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We shall keep you informed on the various legal challenges posed by the coronavirus, thanks to a dedicated practice group comprising lawyers with different backgrounds, such as compliance/regulatory, corporate and commercial, insurance, labour and employment, litigation and arbitration, insolvency, public procurement, data privacy, tax and customs. In addition, our taskforce offers strategic advice on crisis-specific matters: corporate restructuring, review and (re)negotiation of agreements (including collective bargaining agreements and individual employment contracts), performance of the contracts which are affected by force majeure and hardship, unblocking pre-litigation relationships, etc.
This material proposes a series of succinct answers to basic questions on the possibility of litigation funding, which has been used for some time in other jurisdictions. In the context of the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the entrepreneurs from Romania could also be attracted by this type of funding, which allows them to engage in costly litigation, while saving liquidity for investment at the same time. What is a third-party funding of a litigation? Who can access this type of funding? What are the benefits of concluding a TPFA in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak? What are the risks related to concluding a TPFA? Which are the practical aspects that must be considered? To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).
The possibility of litigation funding in the current context. Questions and answers (8 May)
 

This material proposes a series of succinct answers to basic questions on the possibility of litigation funding, which has been used for some time in other jurisdictions. In the context of the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the entrepreneurs from Romania could also be attracted by this type of funding, which allows them to engage in costly litigation, while saving  liquidity for investment at the same time.

  • What is a third-party funding of a litigation?
  • Who can access this type of funding?
  • What are the benefits of concluding a TPFA in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak?
  • What are the risks related to concluding a TPFA?
  • Which are the practical aspects that must be considered?

To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).

This Arbitration Alert aims at providing brief and practical answers to certain key queries that might arise in relation to organization of arbitration proceedings in the context of recent COVID-19 outbreak. Relevant highlights: Are arbitration proceedings stayed during the COVID-19 crisis? Can arbitration proceedings be initiated during this time of crisis? Can in-person hearings be conducted during the COVID-19 crisis? Are remote or video hearings a suitable substitution to in person hearings? What measures can be taken to ensure the smooth continuation of pending arbitration proceedings? To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).
Conduct of arbitration proceedings in the current context. Questions and answers (14 April)
 

This Arbitration Alert aims at providing brief and practical answers to certain key queries that might arise in relation to organization of arbitration proceedings in the context of recent COVID-19 outbreak.

Relevant highlights:

  • Are arbitration proceedings stayed during the COVID-19 crisis?
  • Can arbitration proceedings be initiated during this time of crisis?
  • Can in-person hearings be conducted during the COVID-19 crisis?
  • Are remote or video hearings a suitable substitution to in person hearings?
  • What measures can be taken to ensure the smooth continuation of pending arbitration proceedings?

To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).

The state of emergency generated by the outbreak of COVID-19, established in Romania by Decree No. 195/16 March 2020 of the President of Romania (the "Decree"), required for certain restrictive measures to be taken, including in relation to the activity of the courts. In this context, the Superior Council of Magistracy - Judges Division (Consiliul Superior al Magistraturii - "CSM") ordered, since before the entry into force of the Decree, a limitation of the courts' activity and of trials, except for urgent cases. Relevant highlights: Laws adopted further to the state of emergency being declared; Measures with immediate impact on the justice system; Possible areas that could be impacted (Corporate/commercial contracts; Employment and social welfare; Administrative and tax disputes; Competition, etc.). To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).
Litigation and court activity in the current economic and social context generated by COVID-19
 

The state of emergency generated by the outbreak of COVID-19, established in Romania by Decree No. 195/16 March 2020 of the President of Romania (the "Decree"), required for certain restrictive measures to be taken, including in relation to the activity of the courts. In this context, the Superior Council of Magistracy - Judges Division (Consiliul Superior al Magistraturii - "CSM") ordered, since before the entry into force of the Decree, a limitation of the courts' activity and of trials, except for urgent cases.

Relevant highlights:

  • Laws adopted further to the state of emergency being declared;
  • Measures with immediate impact on the justice system;
  • Possible areas that could be impacted (Corporate/commercial contracts; Employment and social welfare; Administrative and tax disputes; Competition, etc.).  

To read the entire legal insight, please download the .pdf attached (English and Romanian).



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