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Law in the Time of COVID

How to Manage Pandemics Using AI and What That Means for Personal Data Protection With COVID-19, or the Coronavirus as it is more popularly known, the world is hit with a global pandemic at a time when international travel and transactions

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), categorised by the World Health Organization as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, has now spread to 215 countries, areas and territories across the world. The pandemic has resulted in an unparalleled impact on international

No reasonable lawyer would dispute the severe and unprecedented impact of the recent Covid-19 outbreak on our local legal landscape. Immigration laws are no exception. After the Singapore Government announced earlier this year that wide-ranging immigration restrictions would be imposed

This article looks at the insolvency-related measures under the aegis of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 that have been implemented to complement the Singapore government’s fiscal response. These measures can be categorised into the general and the specific. Introduction The genie

Dear Members, By now, we will all have paid our dues for our lack of preparations or are enjoying the fruits of our labour adopting (at least in part) the Chicken-Little mentality. Although I had been mostly working from home for

As I type out this column on my laptop, I am sitting in my study, which has become my second home since late February 2020 when the firm initiated its Business Continuity Plan. When the Wife and I set up

Dear Amicus Agony, I’m a junior corporate associate and have been in the same boutique firm since I was called to the Bar in 2017. I get on well with my colleagues and bosses and generally enjoy practice. I have noticed

The COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis unlike any other we have experienced in recent memory. It ravaged with such intensity that all businesses were forced to implement business continuity plans (BCP) with unprecedented speed. After the initial shock of scrambling to

It hasn’t taken long for the statement that we live in unprecedented times to become a universal cliché – COVID-19 and the resulting financial crisis is impacting all businesses far and wide and it will certainly get worse before it

With the issuance of the Infectious Diseases (Workplace Measures to Prevent Spread of COVID-19) Regulations 2020, gazetted on 1 April 2020, working remotely is no longer a luxury or optional benefit. It is now a requirement and is likely to