Litigation and Arbitration
On May 14, 2020, the Portuguese Parliament passed Law no. 16/2020, dated May 29, making the fourth amendment to Law no. 1-A/2020, dated March 19, determining various exceptional and temporary measures in response to the epidemic caused by the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus and the COVID-19 infectious disease, affecting the area of Justice and the Courts, significantly including the suspension of procedural time limits (albeit with certain limitations and exceptions). Consult our April 7 Alert.
The most relevant Asia Pacific updates from the global International Arbitration and ADR practice group at Garrigues.
The most relevant updates from Middle East and Africa from the global International Arbitration and ADR practice group at Garrigues.
The most relevant updates of The Americas from the global International Arbitration and ADR practice group at Garrigues.
Despite uncertainties on arbitration regulations in China, the countrie´s arbitral institutions push to offer the best alternatives to adapt to the “new normal”.
New guarantee facility, extension of ERTE temporary layoff procedures, effects of the crisis on transfer pricing, return to judicial activity and ‘shields’ for businesses.
Phase 1 of the ‘scaling-down’ process, third tranche of guarantees, extension of ERTE temporary layoffs, potential delay in the application of VAT directives and of DAC6, and measures to support the cultural sector