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Countries around the globe are facing unprecedented and rapid change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government Intervention Schemes Guide provides a summary of key government intervention measures across jurisdictions around the globe in relation to:

  • Foreign Investment Restrictions
  • Debt
  • Equity
  • Taxation
  • EU State Aid Approvals (where relevant)

We will be keeping this resource up to date, and also adding more countries over time, so we encourage you to refer to the most recent report available on this page.

To have a discussion with one of our specialists or to obtain further information contact your relationship partner or contact our multi-disciplinary team through our COVID-19 Government Intervention Schemes Helpdesk.

Listen to Baker McKenzie’s Resilience, Recovery & Renewal Podcast Series which also includes a podcast on the role of government interventions on business survival and revival.

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Anna Brown is the Director for Global Diversity in Baker McKenzie's New York office.

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Koen Vanhaerents joined Baker McKenzie in 1987 and was admitted to the Brussels’ bar in the same year. He was made partner in 1994. Koen Vanhaerents has an extensive Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities and Corporate Finance practice. From October 2009 to October 2014, Koen Vanhaerents was a member of the Firm’s Global Executive Committee and Chairman of the EMEA Region of the Firm. Since October 2014, he is Head of Global Capital Markets Practice Group.

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Nina Niejahr is a counsel in the Firm’s European & Competition Law Practice in Brussels and co-chair of the European State Aid Group. She is an active participant in the State Aid Working Group of the European Competition Lawyers Forum. Ms. Niejahr has published extensively and speaks regularly at seminars and conferences on a variety of EU competition and state aid law topics. She is the author of the chapter on EU legal protection in state aid cases, published in the 2011 Münchener Kommentar zum Wettbewerbsrecht (Kartellrecht) and in the 2016 Säcker/Montag European State Aid Law: A Commentary.

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Mark Mandel is a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group based in New York and a member of the Firm's North American Private Equity Steering Committee.

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