The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on – and sparked uncertainty in – the global economy.
Below you'll find our growing catalogue of advice and response. These aim to set out both the legal implications and practical considerations at this time.
Channel Islands Updates
24 April 2020: Changes to Jersey court procedures in response to COVID-19
15 April 2020: ICSA Guidance on holding virtual board meetings
23 March 2020: Channel Islands Employment Update
19 March 2020: The potential implications for Jersey law contracts
12 March 2020: COVID-19: key questions for employers
11 March 2020: Coronavirus and board meetings of Jersey companies
05 May 2020
With containment measures, including compulsory measures prohibiting gatherings and meetings of more than two persons (subject to maintaining social distancing) and travel restrictions, this guide sets out the practical considerations that Guernsey companies should consider when holding meetings of their shareholders and directors during these disrupted times.
29 April 2020
Jersey's government has moved quickly to pass temporary, emergency legislation permitting the witnessing of Jersey wills by audio-visual link to ensure that people can continue to safely make Jersey wills during these unprecedented times.
Changes to Jersey court procedures in response to COVID-19
24 April 2020
The Jersey courts have been swift to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent challenges presented by social distancing requirements, and this action has enabled them to remain open and continue to operate. The courts have put various measures into place to facilitate the continuation of court proceedings during these times.