Coronavirus: Legal implications of a global pandemic
Global challenges brought on by the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) make it more essential than ever that corporations proactively prepare solutions to address risk issues.
Beyond the obvious human impact of the illness, employers must focus on workplace health and safety obligations, the impact of travel restrictions and containment measures, increased record keeping, protecting sensitive personal data and business continuity planning.
Major disruptions in global supply and consumption patterns have begun to have direct commercial impacts on specific sectors creating challenges in meeting contractual obligations and generating implications under funding arrangements. It is clear that these disruptions will continue for some time to come.
Norton Rose Fulbright has the international reach, depth of skill and body of industry knowledge to support and guide businesses regionally and globally in this time of crisis.