COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 situation is an unprecedented global crisis and many organisations are experiencing challenges in mitigating its effects. To help you navigate this evolving situation, please refer to our COVID-19 resources on this page.

Please click the following links to view the details of each update.

Access our webinars relating to COVID-19 here.

Construction
• 11 June 2020: New Bill Passed Broadens Application of COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 to Parties Affected by Stoppage of Construction Works
• 28 April 2020: How Can Contractors Seek Relief Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act?
• 23 April 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Ten Key Considerations for the Construction Industry
• 8 April 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill – Impact on the Construction Industry in Singapore
• 10 March 2020: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - A contractor’s guide to force majeure and its entitlement to additional time and money

Financial Institutions
• 14 April 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Impact on Banks and Finance Companies
• 20 March 2020: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Important considerations for financial institutions in relation to business continuity management

Corporate Governance, Competition & Regulatory
• 21 July 2020: Collaborating with Rivals During Covid? CCCS Issues Guidance
• 08 May 2020: COVID-19 – Impact on Merger Control Processes in ASEAN
• 08 May 2020: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: Directors' Duties in Times of Financial Difficulties
• 16 April 2020: Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Companies, Variable Capital Companies, Business Trusts, Unit Trusts and Debenture Holders
• 14 April 2020: Additional measures by Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) to support issuers amid challenging COVID-19 business climate
• 9 April 2020: FAQ by Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) on Automatic Extension of Deadline for Issuers
• 7 April 2020: Statement by Singapore Exchange (SGX) on extensions of deadline on Annual General Meetings (AGMs) 

Real Estate, Property Tax and Tax
• 8 June 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment) Bill on Rental Relief Frameworks for SMEs
• 15 May 2020: Enhancements to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Two New Categories of Scheduled Contracts, Prohibition on Unilateral Increase of Charges
• 9 April 2020: Extension of Tax Filing Deadlines
• 8 April 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill – Impact on Non-residential Leases/Licences in Singapore

Workforce and Employment
• 21 May 2020: New Advisory on Retrenchment Benefits
• 12 May 2020: Safe Management and Distancing Measures in the Workplace after the Circuit Breaker Period
• 24 April 2020: Key Features of Singapore 2020 Budget Affecting Employers
• 8 April 2020: Employment Law Alliance APAC COVID-19 FAQ
• 2 April 2020: New Regulations impose clear obligations to implement workplace measures to prevent spread of COVID-19
• 31 March 2020: National Wage Council (NWC) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on cost-cutting measures
• 27 March 2020: Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 Stay Orders) Regulations 2020
• 25 March 2020: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak – Singapore Government’s latest measures and implications to employers
• 11 February 2020: The Coronavirus Outbreak – What employers in Singapore should know

Regional
• 21 April 2020: WPG Indonesia: COVID-19 and its Impact on Indonesia and Singapore

General
• 3 April 2020: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill – A multi-pronged legislative response