1 Covid-19 impact on civil proceedings
1.1 Time limits in civil proceedings
No measures directed at legal proceedings have been introduced so far.
1.2 Judicial organization and Judiciary
The Swedish courts, that are independent from the Government, have taken diverse measures to face the current situation. In general, more hearings than usual have been cancelled, primarily due to illness of parties, lawyers and witnesses. The courts have increased the use of video- and telephone conference. The existing rules are used to carry on business as safe and effective as possible.
1.3 EU Judicial Cooperation
2 Insolvency related measures adopted or planned for adoption in member states as communicated until 16 April 2020
2.1 Substantive insolvency measures and related contracts affecting measure
2.1.1 Insolvency suspension
18.104.22.168 Suspension of duty to file for insolvency (debtors)
22.214.171.124 Protection of debtors about insolvency filing from creditors
2.1.2 Claim enforcement suspension and contract termination suspension
126.96.36.199 General / specific moratoria on claims enforcement / certain types of claims enforcement
188.8.131.52 Suspension of contract termination (general / specific contracts)
2.2 Civil, including insolvency courts suspension and procedural suspensions
No specific measure in the legal System.
2.3 Other insolvency measures (those relating to avoidance actions, reorganization plans, informal agreements, and others if appropriate)
2.4 Related non-insolvency measures (payment deferrals, bank loans, social security, health insurance, business subsidies)
Focus on economic measures to reduce the risk on additional enforcement proceedings.
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