18 March 2020 – Allowed for public sector contracts to be suspended with compensation

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Contracts entered into by companies and Spanish public entities that cannot be complied with or which obligations cannot be performed as a result of the COVID-19 disruption cannot be terminated by the public entity.

Instead performance may be suspended and the company may seek compensation from the public entity.
Full details here: https://boe.es/boe/dias/2020/03/18/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-3824.pdf