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Recent Articles

New Zealand Covid-19 Update

Pauline Davies, Fee Langstone, New Zealand As of 1pm on 20 April 2020, New Zealand had had only five new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, continuing a solid downwards trend. In total, 13 deaths have been reported. The government has therefore announced that...

Canada Covid-19 Update

Gavin Magrath, Magrath’s International Legal Counsel, Toronto, Canada All provinces in Canada continue on "lock-down", with most non-essential businesses closed and most provincial governments taking measures to enforce social distancing rules. The US-Canada border...

Measures for COVID-19 in Mexico

María Elena Sierra Díaz, AS Consultores, Mexico The situation in Mexico is comparable to the measures taken in the rest of the world. The first recorded case of Coronavirus was the last week of February 2020, today the government has issued a series of recommendations...

Covid-19: South Africa

William Fullard, Fullard Mayer Morrison, South Africa State of disaster On 15 March 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs declared a national state of disaster in terms of section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act No 57 of 2002, as a...

Covid-19: France

Florent Vigny, Causidicor, France France is officially for two months in “a state of health emergency” (JORF n°0072 du 24 mars 2020 texte n° 2. LOI n° 2020-290 du 23 mars 2020 d'urgence pour faire face à l'épidémie de covid-19). This special Law was enacted to...

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