Authors

Debbie Heywood

Senior professional support lawyer

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Glyn Morgan

Partner

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Andrew Howell

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Julian Randall

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Paul Callaghan

Partner

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Sean Nesbitt

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Helen Farr

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Charlotte Hill

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Martin Yells

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Authors

Debbie Heywood

Senior professional support lawyer

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Glyn Morgan

Partner

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Andrew Howell

Partner

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Julian Randall

Partner

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Paul Callaghan

Partner

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Sean Nesbitt

Partner

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Helen Farr

Partner

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Charlotte Hill

Partner

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Martin Yells

Partner

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6 April 2020

Download: COVID-19

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We have a fresh batch of content on our Download microsite which provides insights into the legal implications of the latest media and technology developments.

This month, Download focuses on COVID-19. Health is the primary (but not the only) concern raised by the spread of COVID-19. With the markets volatile on a good day and in freefall on a bad, the global economy is under threat. And yet, life goes on. We look at some of the key legal issues raised by the pandemic, including employment, data protection, and contractual obligations.

Force majeure and COVID-19

Glyn Morgan answers some of the FAQs on force majeure.

Frustrated contracts and coronavirus

Julian Randall and Andrew Howell look at the application of the doctrine of frustration to commercial contracts affected by the pandemic.

Job Retention Scheme guidance and coronavirus help for self-employed

Our Employment team looks at measures announced to help employees and the self-employed.

Processing personal data related to COVID-19

Debbie Heywood looks at lawful basis and other issues to keep in mind.

COVID-19: How the financial regulators are responding

Charlotte Hill and team look at measures taken by financial regulators in response to the pandemic.

COVID-19 business loan support

Does the UK government's business loan rescue package go far enough for businesses?

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