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
- 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.
Koen V. Vanhaerents
Koen Vanhaerents is a partner in corporate finance in the Brussels office. Koen joined Baker McKenzie in 1987. He advises Belgian and foreign clients on a wide range of corporate finance operations (both public and private) and complex corporate law issues. He is closely involved in numerous operations and take-overs on the Belgian capital markets, private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
From October 2009 to October 2014, Koen was a member of the Executive Committee of Baker McKenzie and Chairman of the EMEA Region of the Firm. From October 2014 to July 2020, he was Head of Global Capital Markets. “Koen Vanhaerents is regarded by commentators as “one of the leading M&A lawyers in Belgium” (Chambers), “In negotiations, he is excellent when assessing complex situations and helping to set the strategy”, “Looking for high-level, sensitive board-level advice, Koen is on my shortlist.”