Closing conditions

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 10 Mar 2020

Searching for a silver lining

As IFLR goes to press the noise surrounding COVID-19 – or the coronavirus – is reaching peak hysteria. Cases have now been confirmed on six of the seven continents, with Antarctica the only region yet to report an incident. An – allegedly fake – survey reported that 38% of Americans would not drink the Mexican beer Corona under any circumstances for fear of contracting the virus, and images posted online show hundred-strong queues for basic food supplies in various locations.

Of course, law...