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Lawyers and their clients worldwide are responding to the coronavirus outbreak that, since December, has killed nearly 3,000 people and infected more than 80,000. Law.com’s reporters around the world are covering the virus’ impact on law firm operations, client business, and lawyer and staffer safety. Here’s a collection of our coverage, which we’re continuously updating.

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As China struggles to control the impact of the coronavirus on its residents and its economy, general counsel around the world are deciding how to deal with Chinese companies that seek emergency exemptions from their contracts.

Sue Reisinger

Senior reporter at ALM since 2004; based in Florida; covers general counsel and white collar crime; contact: sreisinger@alm.com

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