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Corona Test in Employment

Imagine you instruct an employee to get tested for the Covid-19 virus infection. The employee refuses the test, claiming that the employer is not authorized to instruct him to take such a test. Moreover, the employee claims he had been vaccinated against Covid-19. What is the legal situation? 1...

German Insolvency Law: From 1 January 2021 New Law (SanInsFoG) Temporarily Exempts Businesses Distressed by COVID-19 from Regular Insolvency Regime

From 1 January 2021, debtors insolvent due to COVID-19 pandemic will benefit from suspension of duty to file for insolvency until 31 January 2021 for companies expecting COVID-19 financial assistance related to November and December 2020 lock-down easier access to protective shield proceedings and self-administration proceedings, shorter prognosis period for over-indebtedness test (four months instead of twelve)

Decision Practice of the EU Commission in the Second Half of 2020

Despite the numerous decisions on state aid to mitigate the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic under the Temporary Framework, the Commission has also taken decisions outside this topic. The following decisions concern broadband vouchers for Italian households, the rollout of a gigabit network infrastructure in Germany and aid for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in Schleswig-Holstein. Finally, some news on consultations and revisions to state aid rules are presented below...
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