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  1. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 & Corporate Governance: Telecommuting, Meetings and Security during the New Normal
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-covid19-and-corporate-governance-telecommuting-meetings-and-security-during-the-new-normal

    With the disruption and uncertainty caused by COVID-19, organisations need to be aware of the heightened cybersecurity risks and take measures to protect their organisation and workforce while working remotely.

  2. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    COVID-19: Pointers and Updates for SGX listed companies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/covid-19-pointers-and-updates-for-sgx-listed-companies

    As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, various safe distancing, stop work orders, lockdowns and quarantine measures have spread across the globe. Many businesses have been adversely and severely ...

  3. Legal news
    03 June 2020
    Singapore: Legal M&A strategy in the post-COVID-19 world
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-legal-m-and-a-strategy-in-the-post-covid19-world

    Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) can be a useful tool for corporations seeking to navigate the new normal following COVID-19. Consider the example of 2008's great recession, companies that undertook strategic M&A during the ...

  4. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    Singapore: Not All Doom and Gloom - Guide to Directors’ Duties in the Post-COVID-19 Era
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/not-all-doom-and-gloom-guide-to-directors-duties-in-the-post-covid-19-era

    On 15 June 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)' poll of 23 economists and analysts indicates that Singapore’s economy will likely shrink by 11.8% in Q2 2020 on a year-on-year basis. Overall, GDP is estimated ...

  5. Legal news
    14 April 2020
    COVID-19: Alternative arrangements for meetings for SGX listed companies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/covid-19-alternative-arrangements-for-meetings-for-sgx-listed-companies

    In our earlier article on COVID-19: Pointers and Updates for SGX listed companies, we had outlined the guidance issued by SGX RegCo, ACRA and MAS on the holding of general meetings. We had also noted that legislation ...

  6. Legal news
    09 April 2020
    Singapore: Supplementary Budget 2020 –The Resilience Budget and Solidarity Budget
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-supplementary-budget-2020-the-resilience-budget-and-solidarity-budget

    The Singapore government announced a grand supplementary budget less than a month after the regular annual budget to combat the destabilising effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on its economy. Also termed the Resilience ...

  7. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    UK: Cash Box Structure - back in fashion in the wake of COVID-19?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/cash-box-structure-back-in-fashion-in-the-wake-of-covid-19

    The outbreak of COVID-19 and the resultant Government-imposed "lockdown" have created numerous procedural difficulties for publicly listed companies in the UK, in addition to the obvious economic impacts.

  8. Legal news
    04 February 2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Force Majeure Clauses
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/coronavirus-and-force-majeure-clauses

    As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, several cities and regions across China have announced travel restrictions resulting in full or partial lockdowns. This caused ...

  9. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Foreign direct investment in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/foreign-direct-investment-in-times-of-the-covid-19-pandemic

    Do you need a quick overview of current screening and control rules for foreign direct investments (FDI) in one of the following countries in times of the COVID-19 pandemic?