The focus of this article will be on the analysis of the administrative rules associated with the marketing authorisation of medicinal products, based on the European scenario.
The aim is to find out whether or not the current regime can meet the new needs brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, since so far there is neither a vaccine nor a specific antiviral medication to prevent or treat it, despite the race to discover the drug or vaccine to “cure” it, to which substantial efforts and investment have been devoted to. Read more…
Lidings Takes Advanced Positions in New Pravo.ru–300 Rating
The state of emergency related to the spread of Covid-19 in Latvia has been extended until 11 January 2021, strengthening the previously established restrictions.
The Government have published an updated Return to Work Safely Protocol, extended the triggered redundancy protection period, and issued a Remote Working Checklist to assist employers in their health and safety obligations to employees working from home. We also outline the benefits of digitising HR records.
The ‘Work Safely Protocol’
I. EDITORIAL – AMENDMENT OF THE EXCEPTIONAL AND TEMPORARY MEASURES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The month of September was characterised, at the legislative level by Decree-Law no. 78-A/2020, of September 29, which brought another amendment of the exceptional and temporary measures relating to the COVID-19 disease pandemic.
The following paper aims to succinctly address the question “Are employees entitled to paid leave due to Covid-19?” in the EMEA region. Read more…
Luxembourg’s Teleworking Agreements with Neighboring Countries Remove Tax and Social Security Burdens During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As we have previously highlighted, many countries have introduced creative new approaches to address the economic realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. As employees continue to work from home and employers reconsider whether employees must return to the workplace at all, some jurisdictions are implementing measures to accommodate the needs and interests of both employers and employees in the ever-changing and evolving employment environment. Luxembourg is yet another example of a country that has sought to develop solutions with its neighboring nations to ease the economic burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers.
The pandemic situation related to the NCovid-19 virus spread, as it has been declared by the World Health Organization, and the effects of the measures introduced, both at a national and international level, are raising serious challenges to companies and families, which could jeopardize the stability of business and, consequently, of the worldwide economy.
From a legal standpoint, it is necessary to assess if the above-mentioned outbreak constitutes, or not, a force majeure situation, especially regarding its effects on the fulfilment of contracts. Read more…