Informative Note

Coronavirus: The impact on international arbitration

15/04/2020
Share

In the context of the international public health emergency caused by the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many countries have introduced measures to contain the disease and these measures have impacted the movement of people and goods. They have also led to closures of public and private services. These measures have affected arbitral proceedings that are pending or just starting.

International arbitrations with connections to more than one country are facing problems that must be mitigated. To this end, the countries, arbitration institutions, arbitral tribunals, and lawyers have created a range of mechanisms.

First, procedural time limits have been suspended during the state of emergency and procedural acts have been postponed. Second, we have the use of electronic means to do procedural acts and, in this respect, various arbitration institutions have played an important role in supporting the parties and the arbitral tribunals.

Downloads

Trending Topics

Coronavirus

Stronger on the other side

PLMJ has created a multidisciplinary team dedicated to analysing the legal and operational challenges that businesses are facing. Our team’s mission is work hand-in-hand with our clients to find the best solutions to mitigate the risks and to relieve some of the pressure they are under.

We have created a Coronavirus Hub to share practical information to help mitigate the risks for companies in Portugal.

09/09/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Update of Public Calamity Situation Measures
Informative Note
11/08/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Update on the exceptional measures
Informative Note
21/07/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Exceptional and temporary measures to be applied in cases of declaration of provincial or municipal cordon sanitaire
Legal Insight
01/07/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Prevention measures applicable to the transport sector during the public calamity
Legal Insight
12/05/2020
Angola Coronavirus: Third renewal of the State of Emergency
Legal Insight
28/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Second renewal of the state of emergency
Legal Insight
24/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Exceptional and transitional measures for public procurement
Legal Insight
23/04/2020
Coronavirus Mozambique: Impact on financing agreements
Legal Insight
23/04/2020
Coronavirus Mozambique: Management of human resources in employment relationships
Legal Insight
14/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Relief measures for businesses and families
Legal Insight
14/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Measures on commercial activity
Legal Insight
14/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Extension and changes to the state of emergency
Legal Insight
07/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Credit lines for production of essential goods
Legal Insight
03/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Moratorium on loan repayments
Legal Insight
03/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Measures in the transport sector
Legal Insight
01/04/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Exceptional control and prevention measures
Legal Insight
31/03/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Importation of essential goods
Legal Insight
27/03/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Contingency plan
Legal Insight
25/03/2020
Coronavirus Angola: Immediate measures to prevent the risk of infection
Legal Insight

Keep up to date

Please note, your browser is out of date.
For a good browsing experience we recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.