23 March 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting people and businesses on a global scale. Despite significant governmental actions around the globe, the virus continues to spread, affecting business models and disrupting supply chains. Companies and their directors have to manage the threat posed by the virus not only with a view to current commercial relationships that may be at risk from the virus, but also regarding protections required in transactions that are being negotiated now and in the future. In this briefing, we look at German law issues arising from the current events.