E-Briefing: Partner Shaun Leong considers on radio how Businesses can mitigate their legal risks and exposure caused by disruptions resulting from COVID-19

E-Briefing: Partner Shaun Leong considers on radio how Businesses can mitigate their legal risks and exposure caused by disruptions resulting from COVID-19
22 Apr 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.

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For further information, contact:

Francis Goh

Partner

Head, International Arbitration

Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre

Specialist Mediator, Singapore International Mediation Centre

Certified Mediator, Singapore International Mediation Institute

FrancisGoh@eversheds-harryelias.com 

+65 6361 9835

Shaun Leong, FCIArb

Partner

International Arbitration and Dispute Management

Panel Arbitrator of BeiHai Asia International Arbitration Centre

(北海亚洲国际仲裁中心)

Panel Arbitrator of Bangalore International Mediation, Arbitration and Conciliation Centre

Panel Arbitrator of Tashkent International Arbitration Centre for Belt & Road, Technology Disputes

ShaunLeong@eversheds-harryelias.com

+65 6361 9369

Janice Lee

Foreign Legal Associate

JaniceLee@eversheds-harryelias.com 

+65 6361 9821

For more information, please contact our Business Development Manager, Ricky Soetikno at rickysoetikno@eversheds-harryelias.com