Mitigating Legal Risks & Exposure
22 April 2020
The circuit breakers season in Singapore has been extended to 1 June, while the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act came into force on Monday this week. Do you have only a few minutes to make sense of the new laws?
You can now access a quick 10-minute summary of the new laws and measures to mitigate the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 crisis at the podcast here, where our Partner Shaun Leong was invited by MoneyFM at the Breakfast Huddle to answer some live questions covering:
the impact of the newly introduced COVID-19 legislation,
how businesses can mitigate their legal exposure caused by disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, and
the strategies that businesses should consider when faced with counterparties who are reneging on their obligations given the current climate.
Our team regularly provides advice on complex international commercial disputes. We have extensive experience in advising and successfully representing multinational entities and businesses in commercial arbitration and court litigation. In addition, we are able to help clients in negotiations or mediations to find commercially viable solutions that preserves relationships during these times of crisis. We are already advising clients who are being confronted by the issues highlighted above and are well-equipped to guide businesses through these times of emergency and crisis.