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As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, and governments and health authorities work tirelessly to defeat it, major economies are experiencing mounting pressure as consumer spending, production and investment are drastically curtailed due to virus-related risks.We recognize that many of our clients are also facing significant and urgent business impact and legal challenges.Our Baker McKenzie teams across the world are working with clients, regulators and various authorities to produce a…

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization declared that the coronavirus outbreak constituted a public health emergency of international concern. The PRC and Hong Kong have been at the forefront of the coronavirus outbreak. Whilst the Hong Kong government, judiciary and many in the private sector are gradually returning to ‘business as usual’ after a month long work from home, and limited public services, understandably many companies and businesses will be keeping a close…