Navigating through Covid-19

Managing commercial relationships

As Covid-19 becomes of increasing concern around the globe, this note provides an outline of issues that businesses should consider in relation to managing commercial relationships under Italian law.

This page is a collection of all you need to know on Italian commercial relationships and Covid-19.



What I need to know

Supply chain issues

Supply is an area of significant focus for both businesses and individuals as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread. There are widespread media reports of individuals stockpiling. There are potentially serious implications of supply chain disruptions beginning to impact the global economy.

Commercial contracts: Key contract disputes concepts

In most situations, the first thought of a good contract manager or counterparty is to seek to resolve commercial contracts disputes via ingrained contract governance procedures or to negotiate a commercial settlement.

Competition law consideration and State aid

The Italian Competition Authority opened investigations against several online sales platforms and other sales sites about the marketing of hand sanitizers and face protection masks. There are reports of price increases up to 600%.

Tax Issues

Our tax newsletter series

Tax is an area of significant focus for both businesses and individuals as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread. There are potentially serious implications of tax issues beginning to impact the global economy.

Contracts

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