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Malaysia is not immune to global financial and economic crises. Over the last 20 years, Malaysia has experienced its fair share of financial crises but never with so much uncertainty. After close to two months of lockdown under the Movement Control... [More]
Introduction 1. The Court of Appeal has recently held that the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B) (the “SOP Act”) does not provide an independent right to serve payment claims regardless of the provisions of the... [More]
Introduction  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic downturn and unprecedented market disruptions. The drastic impact on financial markets and across almost all asset classes means that funds are directly affected in the face of... [More]
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... [More]
Further to our email dated 7 April 2020 on “Tech Matters: Your Partner in Times of Crisis- Eversheds Harry Elias”, we remain fully committed and are available for you if you need assistance during these challenging times. We maintain an open video... [More]
Why is this important? This removes a hurdle for foreign authorities to seek assistance from Singapore to seize Singapore-based assets that may be subject to a foreign confiscation order. Key points you should note: A foreign country... [More]
Recent Developments in Enforcement Data breach risks are serious and are happening more often than one may think. In Q1 2020 alone, the Personal Data Protection Commission (the “PDPC”) had heard a total of 17 data breach cases. Fines were handed... [More]
Introduction 1. On 7 April 2020, Parliament passed the wide-ranging COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”) to provide temporary, targeted relief to alleviate the immense pressures caused to individuals, firms and businesses as a... [More]
Introduction 1. On 7 April 2020, Parliament passed the wide-ranging COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”) to provide temporary, targeted relief to alleviate the immense pressures caused to individuals, firms and businesses as a... [More]
Introduction On 7 April 2020, Parliament passed the wide-ranging COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”) to provide temporary, targeted relief to alleviate the immense pressures caused to individuals, firms and businesses as a... [More]