Updates and information about legal concerns surrounding COVID-19.

The Hub hosts the legal resources Dentons has created to support charities, NGOs and other not-for-profit organizations, across the world. 

Repository of articles, events and contacts for legal concerns surrounding COVID-19.

Guidelines for organizations to respond to both immediate and longer term legal risks.

A compilation of articles and updates relating to COVID-19.

Resource center for various articles about legal concerns surrounding COVID-19.

Self-help material for COVID-19 related legal questions and provision of online legal advice.

Resources that assist businesses faced with legal and operational issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic.

Resource center with information related to COVID-19 that is sorted by topics and regions.

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical insights from Freshfields’ Covid-19 alert hub and relief measures which may be applicable to NGOs in Hong Kong.

The purpose of this guideis to provide practical insights from Freshfields’ Covid-19 alert hub which may be applicable to NGOs in Asia.

Guidance and practical steps to help organisations get through the crisis and highlights of areas where they may wish to seek additional pro bono legal advice.

Information Sharing

Community discussion board that explores methods to helping legal empowerment groups and supporting their COVID-19 responses.

Labor & Employment

Legal resources for employers across multiple countries.

Online manual with workers’ response to employment-related scenarios caused by current crisis. This resource is in Chinese.

Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice has created a Q&A with key labor law developments in England and Wales, France, Germany and the United States.

Grant Opportunities

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where Facebook operates.

HK$50 million in grants available to enable access to medical supplies, enhance the well-being of the needy and support accurate information.

Hungarian Resources

Hungarian webinar about tax inspection for NGOs with information on COVID-19 changes. This resource is in Hungarian. For access to this webinar, please send an email briefly describing your organization, with the subject “Webinar watch request,” to globalprobono@pilnet.org.

Collection of tax changes in Hungary due to COVID-19. This resource is in Hungarian.

Operations Solutions

A free track of courses to provide information and tools to transition working remotely.

Organization Management

General information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and resource for UK NGOs and charities.

 Cantonese language webinar on June 5, 2020 featuring speakers from Mayer Brown.

U.S. Resources

Overview of all recent US relief bills that are relevant for NGOs, and general advice while facing this crisis.

To apply for a loan under SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.

Explanation, guidelines and application to Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

Legal information on U.S. federal government and state governments’ employment regulations and standards, as well as worker’s rights and employers’ responsibilities

Overview of CARES Act.

General Resources

Initiative of people who want to help Slovakia manage the coronavirus pandemic. This website is in Slovakian. 

Relevant information and targeted support for NGOs and social enterprises. This resource is in German.

Remote Working

Communication tools resources for nonprofits’ remote work during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

 

Cybersecurity and privacy issues:

Recommendations for security conscious organization during the crisis.

Interesting article on the privacy issues under COVID-19.

Webinar in Cantonese (materials in English) on 28 May 2020 (Thursday).  Webinar in English on 29 May 2020 (Friday). 

Human Rights and COVID-19

This paper provides practical recommendations to inform states that are either considering adopting or expanding the use of remote communications systems in criminal justice proceedings.

A toolkit designed to provide a guide for civil society organizations to anticipate emergency laws and policies.

All UN Human Rights press releases related to this situation are available there as well as guidelines and key messages on different aspects.

Special procedures have taken various initiatives in relation to COVID-19 with the objective to stress the importance of adopting a human rights approach in addressing the crisis..

Resources page from the UN System, on COVID-19 and its impact.