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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…

For the first time in five years, Africa has seen no cross-border Initial Public Offerings in the first six months of 2017. Baker & McKenzie partner and head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group in Johannesburg, Wildu du Plessis, discusses the African cross-border Initial Public Offerings market and current trends in the local equity and capital markets. Click here to watch the interview originally recorded on ENCA TV (South Africa).