On March 11th, the World Health Organization characterised Covid-19 as a pandemic. This is a new virus with extreme unprecedented consequences. We are all learning and have lessons to share. HBN Law & Tax aims to play a part in the transfer of relevant know-how in these trying times. This newsletter serves to provide preliminary guidance for businesses that are being confronted with the economic fallout of the pandemic. Given the limited scope of this newsletter, the contents thereof are not intended to be comprehensive in nature.