Facing Covid-19: Coping with the coronavirus outbreak without breaching antitrust laws (Part 2)
24 April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has brought about far and wide-ranging health, social and economic consequences. Apart from the confirmed cases and fatalities worldwide, there are also unprecedented challenges for businesses in the current global environment.
In this uncertain economic climate, businesses may be legitimately considering collaboration or strategic transactions to manage the disruptions in supply and demand, rationalise resources and combine their strengths. This article, Part 2 of the series, sets out some guidance for businesses on positioning themselves and navigating any exposure to potential antitrust risks in Singapore, and more broadly, South-east Asia, for the immediate future, arising from mergers and acquisitions.
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Allen & Gledhill has a Covid-19 Resource Centre on our website www.allenandgledhill.com that contains knowhow and materials on legal and regulatory aspects of the Covid-19 crisis.
In addition, we have a cross-disciplinary Covid-19 Legal Task Force consisting of Partners across various practice areas to provide rapid assistance. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at email@example.com.