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Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in

3 April 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Czech Republic: Act on the mitigation of the impact of an epidemic

2 April 2020 – The Ministry of Justice, in response to the economic impact of the current crisis resulting from the government measures related to the COVID-19 epidemic, has prepared an act on certain measures to mitigate the effects of the SARS CoV-2...

Regional: Non-Contact Business Landscape

3 April 2020 – The current coronavirus pandemic has made physical business meetings difficult, if not impossible. Companies who continue business operations have been forced to shift to online channels, particularly if such operations are strongly dependant...

Czech Republic: Measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants

3 April 2020 – The Government has published draft acts on certain measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants of (i) business premises and (ii) premises used for housing needs. The proposals are not yet in effect and will likely...

Czech Republic: Amendments to the Insolvency Act in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

2 April 2020 – The Ministry of Justice, in response to the economic impact of the current crisis resulting from the government measures related to the COVID-19 epidemic, has prepared an act on certain measures to mitigate the effects of the SARS CoV-2...

Turkey: Personal Data Protection Authority guidance on COVID-19 related data processing activities

2 April 2020 – The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) published guidance on 27 March 2020 to address some of the key questions that businesses have been asking regarding their obligations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hungary: Important changes to court procedures

1 April 2020 - Important changes regarding court procedures in Hungary entered into force as of 1 April.

Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in relation to the COVID-19 situation

1 April 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Romania: Senate adopts draft law capping prices on essential food products and medicines

1 April 2020 – Aiming to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian Senate has approved on 31 March 2020 a draft law introducing a temporary price ceiling for certain essential products (“the Draft Law”).

Ukrainian parliament approves lifting ban on the sale of private agricultural land

April 2020 – Ukraine’s parliament has approved a law that removes the current ban on the sale of private farmland in Ukraine. The law should become effective on 1 July 2021 and will enable Ukrainian citizens to dispose of, acquire and rezone (change...