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Status as of 02/03 18:00 pm CET
1.1 Corona Relief Fund
(for more details check out our legal insight)
1.2 Hardship Fund
1.3 SME Support by AWS and ÖHT
1.4 Banking & Finance and other support measures
26/05: OeKB – credit funds program extended to EUR 3 billion for Austrian based export companies.
05/04: Statutory moratorium for loans or similar debt instrument enacted (find more info here):
3.1 Early retirement part-time
3.2 Corona-short-time work
3.3 Special care time
3.4 Works councils & shop agreements
3.5 Employment Contracts
3.6 Work accidents
3.7 Release from work duty with continued payment
3.8 Tax-benefits for allowances and bonuses
4.3 Building Sites
4.5 Lease contracts on apartments
5.1 Income Tax
5.3 Stamp Duties
5.4 Alcohol duty
5.5 Federal Fiscal Code and Financial Criminal Law
6.1 Suspension of time limits
6.2 General meetings
6.3 Restriction on dividends and manager bonuses
7.1 Deadlines (see also here)
7.2 Hearings & Meetings
See here for a detailed overview.
9.1 COVID-19 Measures
9.2 Medical Equipment
9.3 Medicinal products
9.4 Clinical trials
9.5 Health professionals
9.6 Personal protective equipment
9.7 Hospitals and health resorts
Empowerment of state legislation for implementing provisions.
(see also item 1.4. "Banking & Finance and other support measures" above)
03/07: suspension of obligation to file for bankruptcy due to over-indebtedness extended to 31/10 (find the amendment here);
05/04: duty to file for bankruptcy due to over-indebtedness suspended until 30/06, if the over-indebtedness occurred after 01/03. Exemption from liability of board members of a combined stock corporation for payments made during over-indebtedness between 01/03 and 30/06 (find more detail in our new legal insight).
FMA and EIOPA urge (re)insurers to temporarily suspend all discretionary dividend distributions and share buy backs aimed at remunerating shareholders.
Not country specific measures: See here for details on EIOPA recommendations for supervisory authorities and here for insurers and intermediaries in contact with consumers.
In addition EIOPA extended several of their deadlines (details here).
12.1 Procedural law / deadlines before the Austrian IP Office
12.2 Hearings & Meetings before the Austrian IP Office
12.3 Service of Documents at the Austrian IP Office
For further information please see here.
13.2 Data Protection
coordinators and editors: Christoph Haid, Stefan Kühteubl, Günther Leissler, Wolfgang Tichy
Kindly note that the summaries on this page are for information purposes only and do not take into account the specifics of a certain situation. The information is not designed to substitute and cannot substitute legal advice tailored to your needs. It is made available strictly on a non-reliance basis. Also, some of the addressed topics might be subject to short-term changes.
This article is part of our coronavirus-focused legal updates – visit our coronavirus infocorner to get more info!