COVID-19: Legal responses in Asia Pacific

APAC news aggregator

Date Jurisdiction Title Author
27-November-2020  Malaysia  CMCO- retailers to cut 60,000 retail jobs by year-end  The Malaysian Reserve 
26-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong to abolish double stamp duty on commercial property in move designed to boost small firms' cash flows  South China Morning Post 
25-November-2020  Australia  Outsourcing Qantas jobs is "un-Australian", say workers, as they make last-ditch bid to save more than 2,000 positions ABC News 
24-November-2020  Japan  JTB to lay off 6,500 as coronavirus batters travel  The Asahi Shinbum 
23-November-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia X posts larger loss as revenue hit by virus curbs   Reuters 
20-November-2020  Australia  Solid results prompt Deloitte to repay entire Covid-19 pay cut  Consultancy.com.au 
19-November-2020  Japan  AirAsia Japan files for bankruptcy, leaving 23,000 flyers without refunds  Nikkei Asia 
18-November-2020  ASEAN, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea  ASEAN, China, Other Partners Sign World's Biggest Trade Pact  U.S.News 
17-November-2020  South Korea  Korean Air to take over Asiana in $1.62bn deal backed by Seoul   Nikkei Asia 
16-November-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways walks tightrope in securing cash  Nikkei Asia 
13-November-2020  Cambodia  COVID-19 not hurting Kampot pepper exports  Cambodia 
12-November-2020  Malaysia  Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Federal Court trials hearings by video to ensure justice continues  Malay Mail 
11-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific chairman says no more job cuts, government bailouts needed to get through Covid-19 crisis  South China Morning Post 
10-November-2020  Malaysia  SSM to waive fee for late filing of company statutory documents  Bernama 
9-November-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia Slips into First Recession in More Than Two Decades  Jakarta Globe 
6-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Clarks shoes rescued in £100m deal with LionRock Capital BBC 
5-November-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's Petronas approves another $2.4 billion government payout to battle COVID-19  Reuters 
4-November-2020  India  Covid threatens to ground India's aviation industry  BBC 
3-November-2020  Laos  Starbucks targets new market, in coffee exporting Laos  Fox Business 
2-November-2020  Malaysia/Singapore Robinsons to shut operations in Malaysia due to COVID-19 pressures   Bernama 
30-October-2020  Australia  ANZ to take $376.4million hit to second-half cash profit  Reuters 
29-October-2020  Indonesia  Garuda Indonesia to cut 700 contract staffers amid COVID  Nikkei Asia 
28-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR / London  HSBC to revamp business model as lower interest rates hit profit  Reuters 
27-October-2020  Japan  ANA group to cut 3,500 jobs from 45,000 workforce by FY 2022  Kyodo News 
26-October-2020  Japan  Japan weighs ¥10 trillion extra budget to counter coronavirus, report says
 
The Japan Times 
23-October-2020  Myanmar  Southeast Asia sees big shift to e-commerce during COVID-19  Myanmar Times 
22-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay axes record 6,000 Hong Kong jobs and closes regional airline in HK$2.2 billion survival plan   South China Morning Post 
21-October-2020  Australia  Will former Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka implement heavy cuts as CEO of Virgin Australia  ABC News 
20-October-2020  Malaysia/Indonesia  AirAsia X to Liquidate Indonesia Operations Amid Woes, Star Says   Bloomberg 
19-October-2020  Vietnam   Struggles forecast on ending earnings season, rally lock-in  Vietnam News 
16-October-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia picks new CEO with budget ties as Bain pushes 'hybrid' strategy  Reuters 
15-October-2020  South East Asia  Southeast Asia struggles to kickstart its battered tourism industry as the pandemic chokes demand  CNBC 
14-October-2020  Malaysia  Trials in KL, Selangor, Putrajaya courts to be suspended during CMCO from tomorrow until October 27  Malay Mail 
13-October-2020  Thailand  THAI offers leave, early retirement  Bangkok Post 
12-October-2020  India  Razorpay sixth Indian unicorn in pandemic year  The Times of India 
9-October-2020  The Philippines  Philippines' Cebu Air to raise $500 mln to weather the pandemic  Reuters 
8-October-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia passes jobs bill as recession looms  The Jakarta Post  
7-October-2020  Japan  Low-cost carrier AirAsia to pull out of Japan as virus hits demand  Kyodo News 
6-October-2020  Cambodia  Government looks at easing investment procedures  Khmer Times 
5-October-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia Airlines says in bid to restructure debt as Covid-19 pressure grows Malay Mail 
2-October-2020  South Korea  Sept. exports rebound for first time in seven months on chips, autos  The Korea Times 
1-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific open to employee ideas as it works on restructuring plan  Reuters 
30-September-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar issues over US$8 billion worth of trade permits during COVID-19   Myanmar Times 
29-September-2020  Malaysia  Wage subsidy extension will reduce job cuts, says employers group  Free Malaysia Today 
28-September-2020  Australia  Australia loosens lending laws to revive coronavirus-hit economy  Reuters 
25-September-2020  Australia  Australia to overhaul bankruptcy laws to help firms over COVID-19  Reuters 
24-September-2020  Malaysia  Senate approves bill on temporary measures to reduce Covid-19 impact  The Sun Daily 
23-September-2020  South Korea  Hyundai Motor, union agree to freeze wages amid pandemic  The Korea Herald 
22-September-2020  Japan  Japanese firms' Africa expansion hit by Covid-19 and Abe exit  The Japan Times 
21-September-2020  New Zealand  The Warehouse confirms restructuring, job cuts at 62 stores  Stuff 
18-September-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar: COVID-19 Halts IP Declarations with Office of Registration and Deeds  Tilleke & Gibbins 
17-September-2020  Japan  Tokyo Disneyland operator to cut winter bonus by 70% due to pandemic  The Mainichi 
16-September-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways gets court approval for debt restructuring plan  Bangkok Post 
15-September-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways faces court ruling on landmark debt rescue plan  Bangkok Post 
14-September-2020  Australia  KPMG staff demand back pay as Deloitte ends salary cuts early   The Age 
11-September-2020  The Philippines  Philippine garment makers expect 21,000 layoffs as US orders fall  Nikkei Asian Review 
10-September-2020  South Korea  Bankruptcies Surge Due to Coronavirus Epidemic  Chosun Media 
9-September-2020  Hong Kong SAR  HK to relax social-distancing rules as it reveals travel bubble talks with countries such as Japan, Thailand and Germany  Intellasia.net 
8-September-2020  Australia  Australia to extend bankruptcy protection rules until end 2020  Reuters 
7-September-2020  Australia  Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to cut another 1,000 jobs after £1.2bn rescue  Sky News 
4-September-2020  Myanmar  JICA gives Myanmar S280M loan for budget support   Myanmar Times 
3-September-2020  Malaysia  Stamp duty exemptions for M&As among SMEs   The Malaysia Reserve 
2-September-2020  China  China's mega banks lost billions of dollars in profit as bad loans rise during coronavirus pandemic CNBC 
1-September-2020  South Korea  Lockdown-level social distancing takes heavy toll on economy  The Korea Times 
31-August-2020  Thailand  World's Top Rubber Grower Challenges Malaysia's Glove Dominance  Bloomberg 
28-August-2020  Hong Kong SAR/India  Exclusive: Alibaba puts India investment plan on hold amid China tensions, sources say  Reuters 
27-August-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia may have traded while insolvent; Bain offers $3.5b in buyout, administrator Deloitte reveals   ABC News 
26-August-2020  Malaysia  MPs approve Covid-19 financing and rise in debt ceiling  Free Malaysia Today 
25-August-2020  Myanmar   Private banks authorised to disburse COVID-19 loans  Myanmar Times 
24-August-2020  China  Alibaba posts 124 per cent gain in quarterly profit, sees China retail back to pre-pandemic levels South China Morning Post 
21-August-2020  Australia  Bain to hand over $750m if its Virgin Australia takeover bid fails    Executive Traveller  
20-August-2020  Japan  Japan saw goods trade surplus in July as exports to China recovered  The Japan Times 
19-August-2020  Malaysia  Dewan Rakyat to debate on long-awaited Covid bill  Free Malaysia Today 
18-August-2020  China  China Evergrande, country's biggest developer by sales, says coronavirus, discounts to blame for expected 46 per cent in first-half profit  South China Morning Post 
17-August-2020  South Korea  Local retail giants take different strategy to improve sales  The Korea Times 
14-August-2020  Myanmar   Second COVID-19 loan tranche in Myanmar closed  Myanmar Times 
13-August-2020  Australia  CBA says most Covid-hit borrowers can recover  The Age 
12-August-2020  Malaysia  All eyes on 2Q bank dividends after Bank Negara says no blanket restrictions   The Edge Markets 
11-August-2020  Cambodia  PPCBank believes in Cambodia's speedy economic recovery despite pandemic   Khmer Times 
7-August-2020  Malaysia  Covid-19 bill sets aside RM45 billion for relief fund FMT News 
6-August-2020  China/Hong Kong SAR  HSBC to hire up to 3,000 wealth planners in China as part of Asian expansion in next four years South China Morning Post  
5-August-2020  Japan  Mitsubishi eyes car production in Myanmar   Nikkei Asian Review 
4-August-2020 Laos  Laos: Positive trends after impact of COVID-19  Tilleke & Gibbins 
3-August-2020 India  IndiGo to Cut More Costs To Tide over 'Tough' Period  BloombergQuint 
30-July-2020  Malaysia  PM Muhyiddin: Govt agrees to three-month loan moratorium extension, but only for the jobless   Malay Mail 
29-July-2020  Japan  Mitsubishi Motors hits all-time low as ASEAN sales slump casts doubt on recovery  Reuters 
28-July-2020  India  Huawei cuts India revenue target by 50%, lays off more than half of the staff  The Economic Times 
27-July-2020  South Korea  E-mart achieves record sales amid COVID-19  The Korean Times 
24-July-2020  South Korea  (LEAD) Jeju Air nixes Eastar takeover deal amid pandemic  Yonhap News Agency 
23-July-2020  Australia  Too early to call Virgin sale a success, says Moore  The Age 
22-July-2020  India  Pandemic impact: IndiGo to lay off 10% employees  The Times of India 
21-July-2020  Japan/Paris  Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says Renault/Nissan results 'pathetic'  Reuters 
20-July-2020  Malaysia MTUC urges govt to further extend loan moratorium by additional six months Malay Mail 
17-July-2020  China/UK  Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner to close Beijing office and cut up to 40 London staff  The Global Legal Post 
16-July-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar borrowing set to grow as fiscal deficit widens  Myanmar Times 
15-July-2020  Hong Kong SAR Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific overhaul set to begin as shareholders overwhelmingly back HK$ 39 billion Hong Kong government-led bailout package South China Morning Post  
14-July-2020  Australia  Planes are flying again but airports say bills are going unpaid  The Age 
13-July-2020  Japan  Fast Retailing cuts outlook on pandemic woes despite Uniqlo June rebound  Reuters 
9-July-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia imposes 10% VAT on Amazon, Google, Netflix and Sportify  Reuters 
8-July-2020  Indonesia  Lion Air Lets Go of 2,600 Workers as Pandemic Pressure Intensified  Jakarta Globe 
7-July-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's new Covid-19 law will be similar to NZ, Singapore, says finance minister  Malay Mail 
6-July-2020  Australia  Virgin sale faces first legal obstacle as court fight over jet engines fires up The Age 
3-July-2020  Malaysia  Consumers risk bankruptcy if loan moratorium not extended  The Malaysian Reserve 
2-July-2020  Hong Kong SAR/Singapore  Domestic consolidation to drive Asia M&A revival during coronavirus fallout   Reuters 
1-July-2020  Belgium/Singapore DWF to close Brussels and Singapore Offices and cut 60 jobs  Global Legal Post  
30-June-2020  Japan  Japanese automakers' domestic output plunged 62% in May amid pandemic  The Japan Times 
29-June-2020  Australia  ASX falls as rising coronavirus concerns fuel selling  ABC News 
26-June-2020  Australia  Virgin bondholders make $925m pitch for control of airline  The Sydney Morning Herald 
25-June-2020  Indonesia/Malaysia/
Thailand  
Carmakers in Southeast Asia are reluctant to hit the accelerator Nikkei Asian Review 
24-June-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia's Gojek lays off 430 employees, closes two non-core services  Deal Street Asia 
23-June-2020  Malaysia  Eye on digital justice system  The Sun Daily 
22-June-2020  Myanmar  Opportunities for private equity still available, but investors more selective  Myanmar Times 
19-June-2020  Australia  PwC (Australia) slashes 400 jobs in advisory and consulting units  Consultancy.com.au 
18-June-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia defends digital tax policy despite US scrutiny  The Jakarta Times 
17-June-2020  Malaysia  Appeals Court convenes hearing via video conferencing  Malay Mail 
16-June-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways employees' jobs safe for now  HRM Asia 
15-June-2020  Japan  Japan's fiscal condition worsens further amid COVID-19 malaise  The Japan Times 
12-June-2020  China  Shenzhen drafts China's first personal bankruptcy laws as virus pressures economy  Reuters 
11-June-2020  Thailand  Thailand proposes to tax foreign internet companies  Reuters 
10-June-2020  Hong Kong SAR Goal of massive Cathay bailout is to protect Hong Kong's role as regional aviation hub and ensure city's economic future, finance chief says   South China Morning Post 
9-June-2020  Vietnam  Vietnam Temporarily Reduces Some IP Fees by 50%  Tilleke & Gibbins 
8-June-2020  Hong Kong SAR/India/Singapore Coronavirus brings Asia's booming online lending sector to juddering halt  Reuters 
5-June-2020  Australia  Australia in its first recession in 29 years as March quarter GDP shrinks  ABC News 
4-June-2020  Myanmar  JICA restructures loan program to channel more funds to needy SMEs  Myanmar Times
3-June-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's top 3 banks on profit pressure  The Malaysian Reserves 
2-June-2020  Thailand  Thailand passes record stimulus package to combat Covid-19 impact   Channel News Asia 
1-June-2020  Australia  Australia: COVID-19: Modern award variations  Norton Rose Fulbright 
29-May-2020  Thailand  Thailand Exempts SME Soft Loans from Mortgage Registration Fee Requirements  Tilleke & Gibbins 
28-May-2020  Japan/France  Nissan and Renault shelve merger plans to repair their alliance: sources  Reuters 
27-May-2020 China PRC Supreme People's Court Announces Guiding Opinions on Trial of Civil Cases concerning Covid-19  CMS 
26-May-2020  Japan  Abe declares coronavirus emergency over in Japan  Kyodo News 
22-May-2020  India  SoftBank-backed Ola follows Uber with job cuts as revenue sinks   Reuters 
21-May-2020  Malaysia  Malaysian state cargo carrier profits from soaring demand for medical gloves  Reuters 
20-May-2020  Laos Laos Further Details COVID-19 Preventive Measures for Business Operators Tilleke & Gibbins
19-May-2020 Thailand Thai Airways Seeks A Rehabilitation Plan  Airways 
18-May-2020  Myanmar  COVID-19 stalls Myanmar product-label law enforcement   Myanmar Times 
15-May-2020  South Korea  South Korea is using coronavirus stimulus to green the economy  Nikkei Asian Review 
14-May-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong's Ocean Park faces bankruptcy as pandemic takes its toll  CGTN 
13-May-2020  Japan  Temporary use of online documents OK'd for Japan shareholders meetings  Japan Times 
12-May-2020  India  Indian Billionaire Behind IndiGo Weighs Bid for Virgin Australia   Bloomberg
11-May-2020  China  Personal bankruptcy system to be established in Shenzhen  Shenzhen Daily 
8-May-2020  Hong Kong SAR  COVID-19 and Global Financial Markets: Perspectives from China Hong Kong Dentons 
6-May-2020  Cambodia  Cambodia Broadens Tax Exemptions for Aviation and Tourism Sectors  Tilleke & Gibbins 
5-May-2020  Brunei Brunei Darussalam: Tax developments in response to Covid-19 KPMG 
4-May-2020  India  COVID-19 impact: Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas bucks trend, announces no pay cuts  Moneycontrol news
30-Apr-2020  South Korea  COVID-19 related subsidies available for employers in South Korea  Dentons Lee
29-Apr-2020  Japan  Tweaks to ground operations for bankruptcy proceedings in Japan in light of COVID-19  LexisNexis Blog 
28-Apr-2020  Japan  Japan's central bank steps up stimulus NHK
27-Apr-2020  Australia  Procurement in the Australian infrastructure sector: Protecting against insolvency risk in uncertain times  Norton Rose Fulbright  
23-Apr-2020  Cambodia Options for Employers in Cambodia during the COVID-19 Outbreak Tilleke & Gibbins
22-Apr-2020  Indonesia  COVID-19 outbreak: Alert for Indonesian issuers with outstanding USD bonds HHP Law Firm
21-Apr-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia slumps into administration BBC 
20-Apr-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia poised to enter voluntary administration:sources Reuters
19-Apr-2020 Indonesia  Protecting Employees and Ensuring Business Continuity in Indonesia Zico Law
17-Apr-2020  Vietnam Vietnam Extends Social Distancing, Provides Relief Measures for Covid-19 Tilleke & Gibbins
16-Apr-2020  Lao Lao Extends Covid-19 Lockdown Measures to May 3 Tilleke & Gibbins
10-Apr-2020  Japan Japan's Bankruptcy tally at 51 as pandemic destroys commerce Japan Times
6-Apr-2020 New Zealand New Zealand Scores Over Australia – Insolvency Law Pills for COVID-19 Affected Firms Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
6-Apr-2020 Australia Virtual Practice Continues at Banco Chambers Banco Chambers
5-Apr-2020 New Zealand Temporary Insolvency Pills for COVID-19 Affected Firms Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
5-Apr-2020 Singapore Updates on Measures Relating to Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) from 7 April 2020 to 4 May 2020 (Registrar’s Circular No. 4 of 2020) Supreme Court of Singapore
5-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures: Suspension of Activities at Workplace Rajah & Tann Asia
4-Apr-2020 India Scrap Exams for Independent Directors – COVID-19 Could be the Excuse Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
4-Apr-2020 Malaysia COVID-19: Time for Business to Rethink and Restructure Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Aledhill
3-Apr-2020 New Zealand Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19 New Zealand Companies Office
3-Apr-2020 Australia Law Society takes big financial hit with $10 fees Australian Financial Review
3-Apr-2020 Australia COVID-19 pain kicks in for law firm partners Australian Financial Review
3-Apr-2020 Australia Latest corporate insolvency update in Australia Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Australia Case adjourned for COVID-19 health and property value concerns Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Indonesia Coronavirus Spurs More Government Entities to Move Online Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
3-Apr-2020 New Zealand New Zealand’s COVID-19 insolvency measures – safe harbour; debt hibernation Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19: Singapore introduces temporary measures to give relief from contractual obligations Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
3-Apr-2020 Singapore Legal Obligations and COVID-19 – Temporary Relief and Measures Drew & Napier
3-Apr-2020 Singapore The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill and its impact on the construction industry in Singapore Drew & Napier
3-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Breach of Contract under the New COVID-19 Bill Rajah & Tann Asia
3-Apr-2020 Vietnam Covid-19 – A Force Majeure Event From Vietnam’s Legal Perspective Rajah & Tann Asia
2-Apr-2020 Australia A post-coronavirus legal world: more kindness, less paper Australian Financial Review
2-Apr-2020 Australia Minters halves partner pay, asks staff to buy leave Australian Financial Review
2-Apr-2020 Australia Australia’s new fortnightly ‘COVID-19’ personal insolvency statistics Murrays Legal
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19 Stimulus Package: OJK’s Countercyclical Policy to Relieve Financially Distressed Debtors Affected by the Pandemic Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19, Force Majeure and How it Could Impact Your Contract Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Dispute Resolution in the Times of Corona Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Government Issues More Tax Policies in Response to Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Singapore will Introduce COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Baker McKenzie
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Singapore Parliament to consider legislation for temporary relief due to COVID-19 Ashurst
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Update on the holding of meetings Drew & Napier
2-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19 AGM Pack Rajah & Tann Asia
Apr-2020 Australia ASIC Corporate Insolvency Update - Issue 15 Australian Securities and Investments Commission
1-Apr-2020 India Coronavirus And The Zombie Attack On Indian Banks Bloomberg Quint
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Employers Struggle Pending Relief from the Government Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Fiscal and Non-Fiscal Incentives to Tackle the Spread of Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Tax Incentives and Measures Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19 Spurs the Government to Expedite Procurement of Goods/Services Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia KPPU Extends Closure Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia In the Midst of Covid-19, OJK Continues Embracing Technology on Reporting and E-Proxy Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Comments by MAS on Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Monetary Authority of Singapore
1-Apr-2020 Singapore 10 things everyone should know about the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Allen & Gledhill
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to the COVID-19 Situation in Singapore Bird & Bird
1-Apr-2020 Singapore New bill to be passed in Parliament next week expected to give relief in light of COVID-19 Drew & Napier
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Ministry of Law
31 Mar-2020 Hong Kong SAR Litigation in the time of coronavirus (brief update) International Law Office
31-Mar-2020 Australia Trial aborted over barrister's COVID-19 fear Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms prepare staff for the worst Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia Why competition rules are being tweaked during the crisis Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia COVID-19 a ‘revolution in thinking’ for the court system LawyersWeekly
30-Mar-2020 Australia; Singapore Insolvency Law in Times of COVID-19 Singapore Management University
30-Mar-2020 India COVID-19 India: Corporate, tax, employment and bankruptcy law measures announced by the Indian government DLA Piper
29 Mar-2020 India Covid-19: India Inc seeks more regulatory relaxations to face lockdown blues The Hindu Business Line
27-Mar-2020 Singapore Govt steps in to provide relief from contractual obligations in light of COVID19 Drew & Napier
26-Mar-2020 Australia HWL Ebsworth changes its mind on work-from-office stance Australian Financial Review
26-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms swamped with anxious clients Australian Financial Review
26-Mar-2020 Australia The race to beat virus disruption - and learning from the big four Australian Financial Review
25-Mar-2020 Australia Inside the ACCC's crisis response Australian Financial Review
25-Mar-2020 China A Wuhan Lawyer Suing the U.S. Government Over COVID-19? In China, Legal Impediments May Surface. China Justice Observer
25-Mar-2020 India Indian Insolvency Law responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
23-Mar-2020 Australia More equity raisings likely as companies fend off crisis Australian Financial Review
23-Mar-2020 Australia HWL Ebsworth staff still chained to their desks Australian Financial Review
20-Mar-2020 Indonesia Indonesian Government begins Easing Rules in light of Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
19-Mar-2020 Australia Why eight is enough for federal courts Australian Financial Review
19-Mar-2020 Australia How top law firms united to contain the spread Australian Financial Review
18-Mar-2020 Australia Courts impose limit of eight as Singo's son-in-law tests positive Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms act to minimise virus hit on productivity Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia International law firm Jones Day shuts floor of local office Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Norton Rose sends staff home amid virus scare Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Mallesons shuts Sydney office over virus fears Australian Financial Review
10-Mar-2020 Australia Top law firm reels after negative virus test turns positive Australian Financial Review
8-Mar-2020 Australia Mallesons trials work from home post Clayton Utz scare Australian Financial Review
6-Mar-2020 Australia Legal industry ready for outbreak post-Clayton Utz virus scare Australian Financial Review
6-Mar-2020 Australia Clayton Utz staffer cleared of coronavirus risk Australian Financial Review
5-Mar-2020 Australia How a law firm was shut down by coronavirus Australian Financial Review
4-Mar-2020 Singapore Extension of time for issuers with a 31 December financial year-end to hold annual general meetings to approve 31 December 2019 financial results in light of COVID-19 Drew & Napier
2-Mar-2020 Australia Worst 'yet to come' on supply chain disruption Australian Financial Review
Mar-2020 Australia Fact Sheet: Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses Australian Government
Mar-2020 Australia COVID-19 Pandemic: Suspension in Australia of insolvent trading laws and other measures Jones Day
Mar-2020 Australia Coronavirus: Potential Implications for Major Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Australia Jones Day
27-Feb-2020 Australia How a top law firm is handling China's virus lockdown Australian Financial Review
24-Feb-2020 China China Forbids Eating Wildlife Due to the Outbreak of COVID-19 China Justice Observer
19-Feb-2020 China COVID-19 Turns all Chinese Courts into Internet Courts Overnight China Justice Observer
16-Feb-2020 China What Does China's Wildlife Protection Law Say? China Justice Observer
13-Feb-2020 China Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Constitute A Force Majeure Event? China Justice Observer
30-Jan-2020 N/A WHO Director-General's statement on IHR Emergency Committee on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) World Health Organisation

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