March 16, 2020

What should companies do during the outbreak of coronavirus? (updating)

Coronavirus outbreak, quarantines, and travel bans change our work routines and business activities. Companies today need to adapt quickly and to do so they very often need legal help.

Wikborg Rein, an international law firm with headquarters in Oslo and NUCC member, has made an overview of different sectors they can provide legal assistance to. How to deal with personal information of employees or tackle labor law issues in Norway? How does insurance coverage work for land-based business, fish farming, shipping and the offshore industry in today’s conditions? These and more questions can be tricky and therefore need to be supported by lawyers. Wikborg Rein can assist with advice on how to best handle such situations. Please read more here (in Norwegian).

Arzinger, an independent law firm with the Head office in Kyiv and NUCC member, has issued a legal alert on work arrangements during the outbreak of coronavirus or other respiratory diseases. Here you will find useful tips on what to do If employees express symptoms during a working day, how to arrange business trips or how to arrange for employees with children, whose schools are closed for quarantine.


The company strongly suggests following all the recommendations developed pursuant to the CMU Ordinance dated 03.02.2020 No93-р «On measures to prevent the transmission and spread in Ukraine of the acute respiratory disease caused by Coronavirus 2019- nCoV».

We will keep you updated and share more advice on how to keep your business up and running. NUCC is following the situation, feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the issue!





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