20 April 2020

The global outbreak of Covid-19 has prompted governments worldwide to implement exceptional regulations to curb the further spread of the disease. In Singapore, several travel advisories and the recent Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations have significant implications on the conduct of physical hearings in Singapore. With the increasingly strict restrictions against physical interaction, novel methods of conducting hearings need to be considered and adopted. This article seeks to set out the various points to keep in mind when moving forward with court and arbitration proceedings in the current climate.

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Further information

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 covid19taskforce@allenandgledhill.com.