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COVID-19: Overview of Asia-Pacific Measures and Reliefs

Date: 28 April 2020
Asia-Pacific Regulatory & Policy Alert

This publication is issued by K&L Gates in conjunction with K&L Gates Straits Law LLC, a Singapore law firm with full Singapore law and representation capacity, and to whom any Singapore law queries should be addressed. K&L Gates Straits Law is the Singapore office of K&L Gates, a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located on five continents.

Welcome to our overview of various Asia-Pacific COVID-19 measures and reliefs.

A proliferation of government measures has been issued in response to the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) outbreak. Our overview below summarizes some of the latest measures taken by 13 jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific, which aim to:

  • disrupt the transmission of COVID-19;
  • provide financial support and relief; and
  • provide relief from bankruptcy and insolvency procedures.

While this overview sets out high-level information, it is not a substitute for legal advice. This is particularly important at the present time, as issues are evolving quickly.*

We hope you will find this overview valuable as you navigate current circumstances. We welcome your feedback on any aspect of it.

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* The information set out in this guide is accurate as of 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 and is subject to change as the situation evolves. However, this shall not be taken as our pledge to update this publication.

This publication/newsletter is for informational purposes and does not contain or convey legal advice. The information herein should not be used or relied upon in regard to any particular facts or circumstances without first consulting a lawyer. Any views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the law firm's clients.

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