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So far, 2020 is shaping up to be the most challenging year in at least a decade for global businesses and their in-house counsel.

The first cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and by March, the World Health Organization had declared a pandemic, prompting sudden shutdowns of schools, businesses and institutions across the globe; suspending international travel and immigration; disrupting industrial and agricultural supply chains; and causing financial markets turmoil. 

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MP McQueen

MP McQueen is editor-at-large, and can be reached at mpmcqueen@alm.com

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