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Coronavirus and International Contracts: General Indications and Operative Recommendations – Force Majeure

Coronavirus and International Contracts: General Indications and Operative Recommendations – Force Majeure

Published: 27 Mar 2020

What are the legal implications of force majeure for the obligation to perform contracts? What must be taken into account for the assertion of force majeure? Differences between termination, suspension and renegotiation of the contract. Content: 1. Coronavirus and force majeure: preliminary remark. - 2. Definition of "force majeure" and coronavirus: attention to the contractual terms. ...

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Coronavirus – What It Means for Businesses

Coronavirus – What It Means for Businesses

Published: 27 Mar 2020

Businesses across the world are feeling the strain of these difficult times brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet business goes on and businesses must come to terms with the situation. We at the commercial law firm MTR Rechtsanwälte offer legal advice on a wide range of issues currently affected by the coronavirus. Our efforts have been particularly focused on adapting and respondi...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss the Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss the Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme

Published: 26 Mar 2020

Ireland is the only English-speaking country member of the European Union (EU) after Brexit. Its multicultural society, discounted or free high-quality education, advanced health and welfare systems, as well as safe living environment have attracted many Hongkongers migrate to Ireland in recent years.  Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme  The Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) ...

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Opening a Bank Account in the Philippines - Peculiarities of the Local Banking System

Opening a Bank Account in the Philippines - Peculiarities of the Local Banking System

Published: 25 Mar 2020

Let us consider the banking system of the Philippines. As it turns out, its system is quite developed and diverse so it is worth finding out more about bank accounts in the Philippines. This article will review the bank account opening process in the Philippines, document requirements and peculiarities of Philippines’ banking system. How does one set up a bank account in the Philippines? To o...

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The new Greek Trademark Law no. 4679/2020

The new Greek Trademark Law no. 4679/2020

Published: 25 Mar 2020

While almost all Countries in the world deal with the serious Covid-19 - crisis, there are also new laws which should get attention. On March 20, 2020, the long awaited new Greek trademark Law no. 4679/2020 was published. Amendments in the Trademark Law were urgent, as the Directive 2015/2436 usually had to be implemented into Greek law until January 15, 2019, more than one year ago. The Gre...

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Coronavirus: Support Package of German Government

Coronavirus: Support Package of German Government

Published: 24 Mar 2020

One of the four corner points of the support package of German Government for businesses comprises of tax related liquidity support measures. Concrete businesses which expect an income reduction related to Coronavirus crisis for the current year can apply for a reduction of tax prepayments e.g. income and corporate income tax. It is also possible that such businesses can defer tax payments if a ta...

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Top 5 Reasons to Get a Gambling License in Malta

Top 5 Reasons to Get a Gambling License in Malta

Published: 24 Mar 2020

One of the major questions one needs to deal with when launching an online gaming project is the right jurisdiction for obtaining a gambling license. Many prefer Malta from among the small number of countries issuing gambling licenses. Why is the Maltese gambling license so popular? Top 5 reasons to get a gambling license in Malta Malta is one of the most affordable and prestigious European jur...

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General Corporate Meetings in COVID-19 Times in Italy – Some Practical Remarks

General Corporate Meetings in COVID-19 Times in Italy – Some Practical Remarks

Published: 23 Mar 2020

The current pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus and the strict rules dictated by the Italian Government to contain the contagion have severely limited physical contact between people and consequently made it impossible for people to gather and make it difficult to circulate in the national territory, except for proven primary needs. In order to allow for a regular and valid holding of company me...

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