How can contact tracing help limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus?

  Belgium has taken the decision that a coronavirus ‘App’ is not necessary for contact tracing. In the UK, NHSX has launched a trial on the Isle of Wight of a proprietary smartphone App. Other European countries, including Germany,…

Immigration offices in Spain prepare to serve the public from May 25th

Last Monday, May 4th, the General State Administration and the Civil Service unions in Spain agreed to reopen the immigration offices to the public starting on May 25. This date has been set as a reference because it would be the beginning of…

COVID-19-VIRUS: Anti-crisis measures in Austria

I. Economic implications The crisis has led to an increase of the unemployment rate by more the 50% within short time. It is expected that the GDP will be reduced by at least 5%. The Austrian government has prepared a program for an amount…

Coronavirus and the state of emergency in Portugal - Consequences

COVID-19 the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus led Portugal to declare the state of emergency on the 18th of March. The state of emergency was renovated on the 1st of April and it will last until the 17th. Economical…

Coronavirus and the state of emergency in the Czech Republic – legal aspects of anti-crisis measures

Following the issue of the state of emergency and the adoption of anti-crisis measures which significantly restricted retail sale of goods and services in establishments, we would hereby like to inform you of certain legal aspects of the measures…

China closes borders to prevent new coronavirus outbreak

China is temporarily closing its borders to all foreigners in an attempt to prevent the resurgence of coronavirus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on March 26th. Beginning at midnight on March 28th, the ban affects even foreign…

Lawrope & Flinn: FAQ - PROBLEMS POSED BY THE COVID-19 CRISIS

LAWROPE and FLINN are here to support you! True to our values we are listening to our clients and looking for pragmatic solutions to the problems posed by the COVID 19 crisis. Through this FAQ  https://flinn.law/covid-19/ we share responses…

How does the alarm status by COVID-19 affect my Immigration procedure?

Last Sunday, 15th of March, the Royal Decree declared the state of alarm and determining the extraordinary measures according to the indications of the health authorities for the evolution of COVID-19. Regarding the immigration procedures,…

Simplification for foreign companies to participate in Brazilian tenders

The Ministry of Economy new Normative Instruction nº 10/2020 will come into force on May 11, 2020 and is part of several changes promoted to facilitate the participation of foreign companies in Brazilian public tenders. This new procedure should…