Coronavirus (COVID-19) news & analysis—February, March & April 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) news & analysis—February, March & April 2020

The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) news & analysis—February, March & April 2020
  • 27 April–30 April 2020
  • 20–26 April 2020
  • 13–19 April 2020
  • 6–12 April 2020
  • 30 March–5 April 2020
  • 23–29 March 2020
  • 16–22 March 2020
  • 9–15 March 2020
  • 2–8 March 2020
  • More...

This table contains an archive of news and analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus developments that was published within various Lexis®PSL Practice Areas during February, March and April 2020.

27 April–30 April 2020

DateNews AnalysisBrief description of news analysis
30 April 2020Coronavirus (COVID-19)—The impact and implications for chargebacks and section 75 claims The coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the ability of businesses to deliver goods and services. Tim Waller, partner at TLT LLP, considers the implications of claims by cardholders who are seeking a refund.
30 April 2020US court rules coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a natural disaster—effect on insurance industry (Friends of Danny de Vito v Tom Wolf) The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in dismissing a petition to strike down the state governor’s order prohibiting non-life-sustaining businesses from operating in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus, held that the pandemic was a natural disaster and therefore the governor had possessed the statutory authority to issue the order. Sonia Campbell, a partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP, considers the significance of this judgment for the insurance and reinsurance industry.
30 April 2020Flexible approach taken by Court under Remote Hearings Protocol coronavirus (COVID-19) Re Smith Technologies Ltd (in liquidation)—Abdulali and others v Pearson and another) This case highlights innovative approaches taken by the court in furtherance of the Remote Hearings Protocol and

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