COVID-19

  • Shipping Offshore, COVID-19

    2021

    Admiralty Court delivers one of the first judgments relating to COVID-19 and its impact on shipping

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the shipping industry and led to many disputes. However, owing to the prevalence of arbitration in resolving shipping disputes, and the time taken for cases to progress through the courts, there have been few reported cases detailing the pandemic's impact on the industry.

  • Arbeidsrett, Korona

    2021

    Koronapandemien: Arbeidsrettslige problemstillinger

    Koronapandemien har stor betydning for norsk arbeidsliv og har medført en rekke midlertidige regelendringer.

  • COVID-19, Shipping Offshore, Litigation and Arbitration

    2020

    The effects of Covid-19 on scheduled court and arbitration hearings in England

    The effects of the current outbreak of Covid-19 on ongoing court and arbitration proceedings have been profound ranging from general court closures, adjournment of cases and potential increases to costs (as well as some potential savings) and a corresponding rise in remote hearings. The following article sets out basic guidance regarding the conduct of a remote hearing, addresses frequently asked questions and also reviews the potential costs consequences.

  • Finansiering, Korona, Selskapsrett, Finansregulatorisk

    2020

    Pris i pliktig tilbud - midlertidig forskrift

    Finansdepartementet har vedtatt midlertidige regler om fastsettelse av tilbudsprisen hvor tilbudsplikt utløses i forbindelse med tilførsel av egenkapital til et selskap i alvorlige finansielle vanskeligheter.

  • Teknologi og digitalisering, Korona, Immaterialrett

    2020

    Vil du dele teknologien din gratis i kampen mot koronaviruset?

    Tiden vi er inne i er preget av dugnadsinnsats, både på lands- og verdensbasis. I kampen mot koronaviruset må land verden over ty til portforbud, håndvask og avstandsregler – inntil vi har fått vaksiner, medisiner, utstyr eller andre løsninger som kan bekjempe smitten på plass. Det er imidlertid ingen tvil om at kappløpet for å bekjempe pandemien er i gang, og nå oppfordrer "Open COVID Pledge" virksomheter verden over til å bidra til den store forsknings- og utviklingsdugnaden ved å dele sine immaterielle verdier vederlagsfritt. Nylig annonserte giganter som Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon og IBM at de ønsker å være med på dugnaden.

  • Olje og gass, Korona, Fornybar energi og infrastruktur

    2020

    Rescue package CCS investments: What does it mean?

    A recent rescue package launched by the Norwegian government intends, among other things, to stimulate activity levels through carbon capture and storage ("CCS") investments. What are the main elements of this scheme, and what does it mean for investors and suppliers?

  • Shipping Offshore, Korona

    2020

    Navigating the liquidity squeeze

    The COVID-19 virus and its countermeasures, the plunge in the oil price and extreme currency fluctuations are adding to the pain of a prolonged downturn in several shipping / offshore segments with imminent risk of liquidity loss. Decisive response is thus crucial to preserve value for the stakeholders involved.

  • Teknologi og IT-rett, Personvern, Korona

    2020

    COVID-19 and new IT solutions: Privacy in quarantine?

    The corona virus is putting the health and social contemporary world in crisis. The spreading of the virus is very fast and the implementation of new IT solutions to manage both ascertained and potential corona contagions is under evaluation worldwide. The question is - how will the new technologies handle privacy of individuals?

  • Shipping Offshore, Korona

    2020

    The COVID–19 virus: Legal challenges for the shipping and offshore industry

    The fast spreading of the COVID-19 virus world-wide and actions by regulatory bodies create challenges for all industries, and particularly the shipping and offshore industry, being of international character.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Skatterett, Korona

    2020

    Governmental support in the coronavirus situation

    The following gives an overview over the most relevant temporary measures put in place by the Norwegian government to mitigate the effects of the ongoing Covid19 situation with respect to the Norwegian industry and commerce. This article is last updated 20 March 2020 12:00 (CET). Please note that changes to the below-outlined measures may be made quickly, and that new measures are continuously being evaluated and put into force.

  • Arbeidsrett, Korona

    2020

    Permittering: Dette må du vite

    Permittering er en ordning der arbeidstakers arbeidsplikt faller helt eller delvis bort, med tilsvarende fritak i arbeidsgivers lønnsplikt. Arbeidstakeren er fremdeles ansatt ettersom permittering er en midlertidig ordning.

  • Teknologi og IT-rett, Personvern, Korona

    2020

    COVID-19 and Data Protection

    The Norwegian and three other European data protection supervisory authorities on employers' collection and disclosure of employee data.

  • Arbeidsrett, Korona

    2020

    Koronaviruset: Arbeidsrettslige problemstillinger

    Oppdatert 15. april 2020. Her har vi samlet våre vurderinger av noen av de mest praktiske problemstillingene arbeidsgivere bør være oppmerksomme på i situasjonen relatert til koronaviruset.

  • Capital Markets, COVID-19

    2020

    Structuring bond buy-backs in declining markets

    Fear of the Corona virus and a plummeting oil price has sent stock markets down and the credit spreads are widening significantly. With investors in sell-off mode issuers can buy back bonds at more attractive spreads, but buy-backs of listed bonds should take into account securities trading regulations and be structured properly.