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COVID-19: Dutch Supreme Court provides clarity on rent discount for business premises

On 24 December 2021 the Dutch Supreme Court pronounced the long-awaited COVID-19 judgement in response to the preliminary questions posed by the District Court of Limburg. The judgement...


COVID-19 rent reduction in the United Kingdom, Italy and Poland

In connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, regulations have been passed that have led to multiple business restrictions, mainly affecting retail and services in large commercial enterprises, ...


Corona: In the North nothing new – Higher Regional Court of Schleswig to rent default of hotel operator

Consequences for the hotel industryArticle 240 Section 2 of the Introductory Act to the German Civil Code (EGBGB), which was introduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, neither ...


New judgement on § 313 of the German Civil Code (BGB) in connection with COVID-19

Consequences for the hotel industryAccording to a recent judgement of the Regional Court of Munich, the circumstances of the specific individual case must still be taken into account when ...


COVID-19 news for the hospitality sector in The Netherlands: rent reduction confirmed

On 21 January 2021, the sub-district court (kantonrechter) in The Hague ruled in one of the first proceedings on merits (bodemprocedures) regarding this subject that the measures and...

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Impact of COVID-19 on the real estate and hotel industry

The Corona crisis has hit many industries. The real estate market in general is also effected but in particular it is impacting the retail and hospitality sectors for the future.

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Impact of COVID-19 on hotel lease agreements

The effects of the coronavirus on the global economy cannot yet be foreseen, but the hotel industry is already suffering from mass cancellations and a sharp decline in booking numbers. Many ...

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