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In this issue:

  • Africa’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • COVID-19 measures as of 16 April 2020 in Algeria
  • COVID-19 – Specific measures implemented in Morocco


Africa’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the rising number of deaths and infections by COVID-19 in Asia, Europe and the United States, African countries have also taken measures to deal with the gravity of COVID-19 pandemic. Well aware of the rapid spread of the virus, African countries have taken preventive measures to protect their population. Click here to read more

COVID-19 measures as of 16 April 2020 in Algeria

Algeria implemented a series of measures to support businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. However, these measures remain timid, due in particular to budgetary constraints linked to the fall of oil and gas prices. Click here to read more

COVID-19 – Specific measures implemented in Morocco

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Moroccan authorities have implemented several measures to minimize the negative economic and social impact associated with the spread of the virus. Click here to read more

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Celine Zeebroeck is a special legal counsel in the Washington, DC office of Baker McKenzie. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. van Zeebroeck spent three years as an associate in the Brussels, Belgium office of an international law firm. During that time, she worked as a commercial litigation and transaction lawyer focusing on IP and antitrust matters. After attending law school, Ms. van Zeebroeck worked for the Ministry of Justice and a human rights professor in Chile for six months.


Fabien Hecquet is an Associate in Baker McKenzie's Paris office.


Marilyn Batonga is a member of the Firm's Litigation & Government Enforcement Practice Group in Washington, DC. She has extensive experience in internal investigations, white collar defense, and anti-corruption due diligence. Marilyn is also a civil litigator and has handled matters before state and federal courts in New York. Marilyn has been recognized for her pro bono work, which involves the representation of minors in immigration and family court proceedings.