AVCA Legal and Regulatory Bulletin: COVID-19 Issue

In this special issue, the Legal & Regulatory Committee dive deeper into the legal concerns surrounding portfolio maintenance, fund liquidity, African state assistance programs, and the new norm of deal transactions with the industry.

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AVCA L&R Bulletin Issue 5

AVCA COVID-19 GP Survey

Discover how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Africa's fund managers and portfolio companies.

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AVCA COVID-19 GP Survey

ALN COVID Hub

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, ALN has developed this hub to provide clients and the general public with up-to-date practical information on legal issues, risk management, and the progression of the pandemic and its impact

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ALN COVID Hub

Advisory Update on COVID-19

This Advisory Update has been prepared to provide practical measures for managing the impact of COVID-19 or Corona Virus on the operations of companies/businesses operating in Nigeria.

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Advisory Update on COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: A legal perspective

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to create turmoil across the globe. We are concerned about its effect on our people, our clients and the communities in which we operate and are putting measures in place to contain its spread. The legal implications of the crisis are becoming more apparent as it unfolds. Legal experts from across our African footprint have provided their perspectives.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: A legal perspective

CDC Group COVID-19 Guidance for Employers

This document is a summary of publicly-available guidance and examples of practice adopted by some CDC Group investees and fund managers. The aim is to provide a framework of thinking that can be applied to many companies and situations, but this guidance cannot cover all circumstances and not every company will be able to benefit from all of the guidance, in particular, if employees cannot work from home or practice social distancing.

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CDC Group COVID-19 Guidance for Employers (1)

Clifford Chance Coronavirus Legal Resources

While the primary focus of any business will be on ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff, businesses are facing an increasing number of challenges that need to be addressed and mitigated. The legal implications are wide-ranging and complex, we identify some of the risks and practical considerations.

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Clifford Chance Coronavirus Legal Resources

Debevoise Coronavirus Resource Center

The ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect communities and businesses around the world. This Resource Center contains checklists, practical references and current thinking prepared by our team working together across relevant disciplines to address clients’ emerging needs.

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Debevoise Coronavirus Resource Center

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) hub

Denton's COVID-19 (Coronavirus) hub includes 38 country insights, 300+ COVID-19 related articles and more.

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COVID-19 Hub

CDC COVID-19 Resource Centre

Discover resources to help you understand and steer through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CDC COVID-19 Resource Centre

Coronavirus Resource Centre

At DLA Piper, we care about and are invested in the success and well-being of our clients and our communities all over the world. As part of our service to them, we developed this global repository of Insights, Events and Contacts to deliver our proven guidance and direction during these difficult times.

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DLA Piper Coronavirus Resource Centre

COVID-19: A Government Response Guide for Africa

As African governments take drastic action to help businesses weather the storm from COVID-19, we have produced a guide to help lay out the measures taken. The guide focuses on financial and employment support measures, financial services and insurance, corporate laws, insolvency laws and business operations, with this second edition expanded to include 16 African countries.

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COVID-19: A Government Response Guide for Africa

DPI COVID-19 Africa CEO Checklist

Discover DPI's Africa CEO COVID-19 checklist.

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DPI COVID-19 Africa CEO Checklist

FMO's COVID-19 Measures

Discover FMO's COVID-19 measures.

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FMO's Corona Measures

Impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial communication

The crisis caused by the current pandemic presents a particular challenge for publicly listed companies, which have to reconcile their regulatory disclosure obligations with uncertainty about their business and outlook.

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Impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial communication

Helping Companies, Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Discover the IFC's response to help companies and workers fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Helping Companies, Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Group Increases COVID-19 Response to US$14bn To Help Sustain Economies, Protect Jobs

Focus on the private sector and workers spearheaded by IFC to mitigate financial and economic impact of the crisis.

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World Bank Group Increases COVID-19 Response to US$14bn To Help Sustain Economies, Protect Jobs

Jackson, Etti & Edu COVID-19 Resources Platform

Jackson, Etti & Edu is tracking developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on business in various sectors, financial markets, and communities. Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers across practices and sectors are working together to help clients navigate uncertainty in this unprecedented time. Learn more about the latest legal news and insights for businesses navigating this rapidly evolving situation.

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Jackson, Etti & Edu COVID-19 Resources Platform

King & Spalding's Coronavirus Task Force

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues its rapid proliferation across the globe with complex and widening implications. While there are still many unknowns, King & Spalding has been mobilized to assist our clients since the initial reports of the outbreak, helping them to address early-stage responses across their operations, while considering the long-term commercial and legal impact.

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King & Spalding's Coronavirus Task Force

Coronavirus: investment insight and analysis

Discover insights on the implications of the COVID-19 crisis for equity, fixed income, and multi-asset investors.

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Coronavirus: investment insight and analysis - Ninety One

Legal Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As businesses worldwide navigate the challenges brought on by the rapid spread of COVID-19, it is now more essential than ever that corporations be ready with solutions to address risk issues as they arise. Discover practical insights to assist your firm in navigating these risks.

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Legal implications of a global pandemic - NRF

OikoCredit Coronavirus updates

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic develops, there is increasing uncertainty about its consequences. Oikocredit is closely monitoring and responding to the situation as it evolves.

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OikoCredit Coronavirus updates

Weathering the coronavirus storm

Discover how short-term volatilities in the market can create excellent buying opportunities for long-term investors.

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RisCura - Weathering the coronavirus storm

Simmons & Simmons Coronavirus Hub

Since emerging in December 2019, businesses across the globe have been facing increased challenges to continue to operate while protecting the health and wellbeing of their people against the COVID-19 virus. At Simmons, we are working with our clients, the regulators and industry bodies to provide timely updates and guidance on how to navigate this period of global uncertainty.

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Simmons & Simmons Coronavirus Hub

COVID-19, Force Majeure and Frustration

Babajimi Ayorinde, Partner- Dispute Resolution, TNP discuss how force majeure provisions can impact the ability of a business to perform their contractual agreements.

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TNP - COVID-19, Force Majeure and Frustration

UUBO COVID-19 Resource Hub

Learn more on how to navigate the COVID-19 crisis in Nigeria, with practical insights, guides, and highlights on key government and regulatory policies in Ubo Udoma & Belo-Osagie's COVID-19 Resource Hub.

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UUBO COVID-19 Resource Hub

Coronavirus Resource Center

The recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has quickly evolved from a local issue to a global crisis. In addition to the tragic human loss, the disease is having and will continue to have a profound economic impact. Discover regular legal updates from the White & Case legal team, on the issues affecting their clients’ businesses around the world.

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White & Case Coronavirus Resource Center

10X COVID-19 Online Leadership Field Guide

In a crisis like this, it is our ability to adapt that determines our survival. But that's easier said than done. We've got to make the right calls and execute fast while remaining focused, engaged, and aligned as a team in a rapidly changing and hostile environment. But leading with that sort of clarity and confidence feels almost impossible with the world so suddenly and dramatically different, and the future so murky. 10X-e brings you an end-to-end Leadership Field Guide to navigate this crisis.

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10X COVID-19 Online Leadership Field Guide

Resources on COVID-19's Impact on VC & Fundraising

Discover helpful resources to inform your understanding of COVID-19 on Africa's VC and fundraising environment.

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Resources on COVID-19's Impact on VC & Fundraising

Capria Edge - Crisis Prepatedness for Fund Managers

A platform that equips fund managers to evaluate their readiness and develop their skills to compete against regional and global peers.

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Capria Edge

EAVCA COVID-19 Hub

As the Covid-19 global pandemic sends shocks through the world economy, organisations the world over have been forced to take action to minimise the effects of its impacts on the global economy. In East Africa, several of our members have launched initiatives that provide insights into these efforts.

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EAVCA COVID-19 Hub

Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Africa

Discover the UN Economic Commissions for Africa's insights on the macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 on Africa.

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Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Africa

IPEV Special Valuation Guidance

The IPEV Valuation Guidelines provide the framework for delivering LPs the fair value information they need. Given the magnitude of the current crisis accompanied by significant uncertainty, the board highlights the following for all managers and investors applying the IPEV Valuation Guidelines (“the Guidelines”) at 31 March 2020.

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IPEV Special Valuation Guidance

COVID-19 in Africa: A Call for Coordinated Goverance, Improved Health Structure and Better Data

In this publication, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation analyses Africa’s readiness and capacity to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. It draws on a wealth of data, statistics, and information from the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) and other sources to examine the current COVID-19 context and its immediate challenges. In providing this analysis, the Foundation aims to present a clear and accurate picture, highlighting where efforts can be concentrated in the management and mitigation of this health crisis on the continent.

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COVID-19 in Africa: A Call for Coordinated Goverance, Improved Health Structure and Better Data

KPMG Government Response - Global Landscape

This page offers an overview of government and institution measures by country and topic (tax, employment, economic and other) in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The content will be updated on a regular basis. However, due to the fast-moving pace of change, it may not always reflect the most current developments in a given jurisdiction.

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KPMG Government Response - Global Landscape

The Economic Impact of Coronavirus: What GPs Need to Know

We are at a critical point in our economic future as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has wreaked havoc across all aspects of our daily lives. Read more on the key insights GPs need to know during this crisis.

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The Economic Impact of Coronavirus: What GPs Need to Know

COVID-19 escalation renders GP reporting 'out of date almost Immediately'

LPs are encouraging managers to discuss coronavirus over the phone as formal reporting has been limited by the speed at which the epidemic is escalating.

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COVID-19 escalation renders GP reporting 'out of date almost Immediately'

Mark to what? Industry wraps its head around year-end and Q1 valuations

CFOs are largely planning on leaving their 31/12 marks untouched; Duff & Phelps warns now is not the time to diverge from your established valuation practices.

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Mark to what? Industry wraps its head around year-end and Q1 valuations

SAVCA COVID-19 Resource Centre

Gain insights into South Africa private investment community's response to COVID-19.

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SAVCA COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTRE

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