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08 June 2020 / article

COVID-19 and insurance in our home markets

Currently in all our home markets first steps are being taken to ease the lockdowns, however damages have been suffered and the ‘new normal’ is for most companies far from normal.

Below you may find the factsheet of COVID-19 and insurance in all our home markets. What is the typical coverage and what can be expected in the period to come? Our Liability & Insurance team address the first insurances come to mind in relation to COVID-19 and the relevant obligations under these insurances. Such obligations can even exist in case there is no coverage for corona-related damages (such as changes in the risk of the business due to other commercial activities or vacancy of the business premises which have to be notified to the insurer).

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