COVID-19 Crisis Resources

COVID-19 Crisis

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the green businesses worldwide are facing an unprecedented crisis. As a breeders' association, CIOPORA sees it as a part of its mission to assist its members and their colleagues, specifically but not limited to the area of the association's primary mandate. Please find below the CIOPORA COVID-19 response resources. This page will be continually updated in the coming days and weeks.

COVID-19 Resources by Country

Acknowledging the challenges businesses face due to the COVID-19 crisis, Governments across the globe have launched various economic assistance programs. Additionally, policymakers are relaxing conditions for businesses in many regulatory areas.

With the help of its global lawyer network, CIOPORA is compiling a catalogue of such resources to assist businesses in need. The collection contains a multitude of resources on various regulatory and legal topics, including live and pre-recorded webinars by third parties. Please note that this page is continuously being updated as more information becomes available every day. 

Disclaimer: none of the materials presented below constitute legal advice. All resources are provided by third parties, whose desclaimers apply to respective materials.

Webinars
Country A-Z
Topic
Name
Type
Link
Source
Global
Litigation
Webinar "International litigation Facing Two Challenges: Brexit and Covid-19"
Webinar, Live, May 20
Global
Business
Legal tools for doing business in the time of COVID-19: best practices and future challenges
Webinar, live, May 5
Latin America
Tax
Tax Measures Adopted by Latin America Jurisdictions to Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
Webinar, live, April 30
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Documents & publications - latest updates first
Country
Topic
Name
Type
Link
Source
North & West African Countries
Regulatory, Aid
Economic Fight Against COVID-19: Overview of Examples from North & West Africa
Document
Multiple countries
Regulatory, Aid
Updated Country Guide: Government Measures Taken in Response to COVID-19
Document
The Netherlands
Aid, Agri-sector
COVID-19 Emergency Package for Specific Agricultural Sectors
Article
The Netherlands, EU
Aid, Agri-sector
Agri-sector Specific COVID-19 Aid Measures in the EU and the Netherlands
Document
Morocco
Tax, Contract law & Aid
Updated April 27! The Morocco Regulatory Package for Businesses
Document
Germany
Retail
"Grün mit Abstand": ZVG's preventive measure Guide for Florists & Garden Centers (in German)
Website, Documents
Germany
Aid, Labour law, Regulatory
A complete regulatory Guide for German horticultural businesses in COVID-19 crisis by ZVG (in German)
Website, Documents
Latin America (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico)
Aid, Regulatory
The Impact of COVID-19 in Latin America
Webseite
Turkey
Aid
Government Supports for SMEs and Exporters against the Effects of COVID-19
Document
Kenya
Business operations
FAQs for Business Operations during Curfew and Restricted Travel Period of COVID-19 Crisis
Document
Turkey
Labour law
Turkey short-time work & other COVID-19 labour regulations
Document package
USA
Regulatory
AmericanHort's COVID-19 Resource Center
Website
USA
Regulatory
ASTA's COVID-19 Resource Center
Website
Spain
Litigation
COVID-19 and Litigation in Spain
Document
France
IP, Litigation
Covid-19: Litigation and IP, the Situation in France
Document
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