European Guide to Support Employers: Teleworking in Europe
Andersen European Employment Group has developed a practical guide that provides employers with information on introduction and implementation of telework in European countries.
The Industry Development Agency (ARP) has called for submission of applications under the New Chance Policy. The public aid is addressed to entrepreneurs who have been excluded from the Anti-Crisis Shield so far due to their difficult economic situation, who are in need of external support, and have the potential and ideas for future development. Andresen offices in Poland provide support in preparation of the materials required to apply for the support.
19 September 2020 marks the effective date of an act amending the Building Law of 7 July 1994. The authors of the bill talk about a revolution which will considerably simplify and speed up the project construction process. Is it really so? Opinions expressed by construction sector representatives are more skeptical.
Andersen, through the member and collaborating firms of Andersen Global and its European Service Line Restructuring and Insolvency, has prepared this guide to provide an insight into legal solutions adopted by selected European states in a response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the context of insolvency and restructuring procedures.
The Act of 16 July 2020 on public aid for rescuing or restructuring enterprises was published (Journal of Laws, item 1298, of 27 July 2020) (hereinafter: “the Act”). The Act sets forth the conditions, procedures and forms of public aid granted to entrepreneurs with the aim of rescuing them, providing them with temporary restructuring support, […]
Under the Act of 19 June 2020 on subsidies to interest rates on bank loans granted to entrepreneurs affected by the consequences of COVID-19 and on simplified procedure for the approval of arrangement in connection with the occurrence of COVID-19 (“Act”), commonly known as “Shield 4.0,” the legislator introduced a simplified restructuring procedure applicable as of 24 June 2020 (“SRP”).
Last week, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) invalidated the so called “Privacy Shield” being the legal basis for data transfer from the EU Member States to the US. Consequently, each entity which transfer personal data to the US (e.g. via tools used by its American counterparties) is obliged to search for another legal basis for this operation, based on the GDPR. The basis may take the form of Standard Contractual Clauses, i.e. an agreement to be concluded with the data importer in the US.
After its promulgation on 23 June 2020 in the Journal of Laws (item 1086), the Act on subsidies to interest on bank loans provided to COVID-19-affected entrepreneurs and on simplified procedure for approval of a composition in connection with COVID-19, commonly referred to as “Shield 4.0”, entered into force (hereinafter “the Act”).
On 4 June 2020, the Sejm enacted another of the series of anti-crisis acts – the act on subsidies to interest on bank loans provided to COVID-19-affected entrepreneurs to maintain financial liquidity, and amending some other acts. The Act was submitted to the Senate. Presented below is the summary of the most important solutions addressed to employers.