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    The cash support scheme in Norway for companies suffering due to the Corona shutdown

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe 6. May 2020

    From 20 April, it is possible to apply for cash support from the Norwegian state for losses companies have suffered as a result of the Corona crisis.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Business in Norway: Sickness benefits and coronavirus

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen 16. April 2020

    Updated 16 April 2020: We receive many questions from both employers and employees about the right to self-report / sick leave and sickness benefits, as well as care leave in case of child illness in connection with absence due to coronavirus.

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    Topics: Labour Law, Corona virus

    Covid19 – Norway: Measures to mitigate effects of the corona pandemic on the economy

    By Martin Wikborg - Partner 3. April 2020

    Updated 3 April 2020: The Norwegian Government has introduced several measures to combat the spread of the Corona virus and to provide economic assistance to the enterprises that are affected.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    The corona outbreak and force majeure - updated 26.03.2020

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe 26. March 2020

    Updated 26.03.2020: Can your company escape liability in the event of late or non-delivery? The outbreak of the corona virus has seriously put the world on hold. This poses major challenges for companies that will deliver goods and services in accordance with what has been agreed.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Changes to the layoff rules in Norway due to Corona outbreak - updated 20.03.2020

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer 20. March 2020

    Updated 20.03.2020: Changes to the act which regulates the employer’s mandatory salary during layoff (Lønnspliktloven) as an aid to those companies that are severely affected by corona virus are in effect as of today March 20. The amendment alleviates the employer's wage obligation on layoffs from 15 days to 2 days.

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    Topics: Corona virus

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