20 March 2020

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 outbreak to be a pandemic, and we have seen the Covid-19 crisis evolve into one of global proportions. This has caused great uncertainty and unprecedented disruptions to businesses in Singapore and around the world. Without a doubt, Covid-19 is expected to result in a significant impact on the Singapore and global economy. This article explores some legal issues arising from the outbreak and considers how businesses can effectively respond in this challenging new environment. Specifically, we look at the implications of Covid-19 on general meetings, and delve further into its impact on contracts as well as workplace safety and health.

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