COVID-19-English

The world has been facing various challenges in the fight against the new coronavirus (the cause of  covid-19), which has resulted in different preventive measures in an attempt to mitigate the proliferation of the virus. One of the main ones...
Federal Decree No. 10,314/20, published on April 7, implemented a significant update of the procedures applicable to donations from individuals to the Federal Government, especially at a time when the government needs goods and services to support...
A recurring topic in times of the coronavirus has been the repercussions of the covid-19 pandemic on the most varied types of contracts: commercial, labor, financial, real estate, consumer, etc. Various authors have produced robust summaries of the...
Aiming to regulate the granting of loans to employers in order to enable the payment of the payroll for their employees, on April 3, the federal government published Executive Order No. 944/20 ("MP 944"), which launches the Emergency Job Support...
Executive Order No. 936 (MP 926/20), published on April 1, instituted the Emergency Program for Maintenance of Employment and Income, with the objective of reducing the social impact of the public calamity declared after the covid-19 pandemic....
Given the unprecedented high volatility of the Brazilian capital markets and the restrictions imposed by governments on the movement of people due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM) has adopted several measures...
On April 1, 2020, the Federal Government published Executive Order No. 936/20 ("MP 936"), providing for two (2) mechanisms for confronting the coronavirus (covid-19): proportional reduction in work hours and salary and temporary suspension of...
On April 3, the Federal Senate passed via floor vote Bill No. 1,179/20,[i] which provides for the Emergency and Transitional Legal Framework for private law legal relations during the covid-19 pandemic. Among other provisions, the final version of...
As an alternative measure to tackle the current crisis scenario caused by covid-19, Executive Order No. 936/20 was published on April 1 (MP 936), which stipulates the conditions for a proportional reduction in the hours and wages of employees and...
Executive Order 936/20 (MP 936/20), published on April 1, aims to mitigate the damage caused by the covid-19 pandemic by introducing measures such as a proportional reduction in work hours and salary and temporary suspension of employment...
In the wake of actions to mitigate the effects of the covid-19 crisis, the federal government decided to suspend the annual adjustment of drug prices for 60 days. It was Executive Order No. 933/20, published on May 31, that implemented the...
The impacts of the covid-19 pandemic are undeniable and the three branches of government have been adopting measures to mitigate public health risks while dealing with the effects of the economic and financial crisis. In this scenario, the...
On March 30, the acting presiding officer of the Senate, Antonio Anastasia, proposed Bill No. 1179/20, which creates the Emergency and Transitional Legal Framework for Private Law Relations (RJET) for the period of the covid-19 pandemic. The bill...
Congressman Hugo Leal submitted to the Chamber of Deputies, on April 2, Bill No. 1,397/20 (PL 1,397/20), which contemplates emergency measures, including amendments to Law No. 11,101/05 (the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Law - LFR), to...
The federal government published, in an extra edition of the Official Gazette on April 1, Executive Order No. 936/20 (MP 936), which institutes the Emergency Program for the Maintenance of Employment and Income. The objective is to protect workers...