COVID-19 Legal Resources

Covid-19 Legal Resources


Legislative Updates

COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020

COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020

COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contracts) Regulations 2020

Infectious Diseases (Composition of Offences) Regulations 2020

Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 — Stay Orders) Regulations 2020

 

 


Resources by Law Practices

These resources are maintained by law practices in Singapore that have listed their website URLs or email addresses on the Ministry of Law’s Legal Services Regulatory Authority e-services website (last accessed 7 May 2020).

Last updated on 12 May 2020.

 

Covid-19 Legal Resource Hubs maintained by Singapore Law Practices

Name URL
ALLEN & GLEDHILL LLP http://www.allenandgledhill.com/perspectives/articles/14404/covid-19-resource-centre
CNPLAW LLP https://www.cnplaw.com/covid-19-resource-centre
DENTONS RODYK & DAVIDSON LLP https://www.dentons.com/en/issues-and-opportunities/covid-19-coronavirus-hub
DREW & NAPIER LLC http://www.drewnapier.com/Publications/COVID-19-Insights-Hub
EVERSHEDS HARRY ELIAS LLP https://www.eheexplains.com/
RAJAH & TANN SINGAPORE LLP https://www.rajahtannasia.com/resource-centre/covid-19
SHOOK LIN & BOK LLP http://www.shooklin.com/en/our-resources/covid-19-news-update
THAT.LEGAL LLC http://www.that.legal/covid-19
WITHERS KHATTARWONG LLP https://www.withersworldwide.com/en-gb/singapore-covid-19-bill-and-stimulus-package
WONGPARTNERSHIP LLP https://www.wongpartnership.com/covid-19-resources
ZICO INSIGHTS LAW LLC https://zico.group/covid19resourcehub/

 

Covid-19 Legal Resources by Singapore Law Practices

The links listed below were collected using a crawler (user agent) that scans the main page of each law practice’s website to find all links that contain the string “covid”.

Name Text URL
ALLEN & GLEDHILL LLP Read more http://www.allenandgledhill.com/perspectives/articles/14731/covid-19-webinar-series
AMICA LAW LLC Amica Law Update - The impact of COVID-19 on contractual obligations https://89da4e85-86ef-421b-818d-eea301cbd1b7.filesusr.com/ugd/5f9dff_229657291c00456a97c0d92d2fe39786.pdf
ATLAS ASIA LAW CORPORATION How COVID-19 affects directors' duties and their personal liability http://www.atlasasialaw.com.sg/ah/en/home/how-covid-19-affects-directors-duties-and-their-personal-liability
ATLAS ASIA LAW CORPORATION Holding AGMs amidst COVID-19 http://www.atlasasialaw.com.sg/ah/en/home/aalc-alert-holding-agms-amidst-covid-19
ATLAS ASIA LAW CORPORATION Managing excess manpower in the face of COVID-19 http://www.atlasasialaw.com.sg/ah/en/home/managing-excess-manpower-in-the-face-of-covid-19
BLACKSTONE & GOLD LLC Articles April Thu, 2020 New Laws Affecting Debts Arising From Covid19 Read More https://www.blackstonegold.com/new-laws-affecting-debts-arising-from-covid19/
CROSSBOWS LLP COVID-19 & Child arrangement http://www.crossbows.com.sg/covid-19-child-arrangement/
DL LAW CORPORATION Questions Business Owners Must Ask Their Landlord, Banker or Supplier Amidst COVID-19 http://www.dllclegal.com/questions-to-ask-landlord-banker-supplier-covid-19/
EDEN LAW CORPORATION Co-parenting strategies for divorced parents during COVID-19 https://edenlaw.com.sg/co-parenting-strategies-for-divorced-parents-during-covid-19/
ELDAN LAW LLP How to Apply for Temporary Relief under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act http://www.eldanlaw.com/how-to-apply-for-temporary-relief-under-the-covid-19-temporary-measures-act/
ELDAN LAW LLP COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Companies, Variable Capital Companies, Business Trusts, Unit Trusts and Debenture Holders) Order 2020 http://www.eldanlaw.com/covid-19-temporary-measures-alternative-arrangements-for-meetings-for-companies-variable-capital-companies-business-trusts-unit-trusts-and-debenture-holders-order-2020/
ELDAN LAW LLP What You Need To Know About the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 http://www.eldanlaw.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-covid-19-temporary-measures-act-2020/
ENG AND CO. LLC Circuit Breaker Strategy & COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 http://pwc.com/sg/en/publications/assets/slp-covid-19-temporary-measures-act.pdf
ENG AND CO. LLC Quick Guide for Staying in Business During the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak http://www.engandcollc.com/assets/documents/quick-guide-on-staying-in-business-during-covid-19.pdf
FORTIS LAW CORPORATION Demystifying the Covid-19 Act for Landlords and Tenants https://fortislaw.com.sg/publications/demystifying-the-covid-19-act-for-landlords-and-tenants/
GLORIA JAMES-CIVETTA & CO Maintenance Obligations Amid Economic Crisis due to Covid-19 https://www.gjclaw.com.sg/articles/maintenance-obligations-amid-economic-crisis-due-covid-19/
JLEX LLC COVID-19 (Temporary measures) Act 2020 – Kicking the can down the road? April 9, 2020 https://jlex.com.sg/2020/04/09/covid-19-temporary-measures-act-2020-kicking-the-can-down-the-road/
JLEX LLC Notes from the Bar – COVID-19, commodities and charterparties February 19, 2020 https://jlex.com.sg/2020/02/19/covid-19-commodities-and-charterparties/
JOYCE A. TAN & PARTNERS LLC COVID-19 UPDATES FOR BUSINESSES http://www.joylaw.com/news
K&L GATES STRAITS LAW LLC COVID-19: Overview of Asia-Pacific Measures and Reliefs http://www.klgates.com/COVID-19-Overview-of-Asia-Pacific-Measures-and-Reliefs-04-28-2020
K&L GATES STRAITS LAW LLC COVID-19: Singapore's COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill: Further Analysis on What It Is and How It May Impact You http://www.klgates.com/COVID-19-Singapores-COVID-19-Temporary-Measures-Bill-Further-Analysis-on-What-It-Is-and-How-It-May-Impact-You-04-07-2020
K&L GATES STRAITS LAW LLC COVID-19: Singapore's Ministry of Health Promulgates Infectious Diseases (Workplace Measures to Prevent Spread of COVID-19) Regulations 2020 http://www.klgates.com/COVID-19-Singapores-Ministry-of-Health-Promulgates-Infectious-Diseases-Workplace-Measures-to-Prevent-Spread-of-COVID-19-Regulations-2020-04-03-2020
K&L GATES STRAITS LAW LLC K&L Gates Lawyers Provide Insights on Impact of COVID-19 Across Various Industries http://www.klgates.com/KL-Gates-Lawyers-Provide-Insights-on-Impact-of-COVID-19-Across-Various-Industries-03-18-2020
LEE & LEE Law Update https://www.leenlee.com.sg/2020/05/general-meetings-of-management-corporations-other-than-for-the-purpose-of-collective-sale-amid-covid-19-situation/
LEE & LEE Client Note https://www.leenlee.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID-19-Temporary-Measures-Act.pdf
LIMN LAW CORPORATION Key questions relating to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 https://www.limnlaw.com/updates-and-insights/key-questions-relating-to-the-covid-19-temporary-measures-act-2020/
LIMN LAW CORPORATION Building and Construction Industry – Mitigating Impact of COVID-19 https://www.limnlaw.com/updates-and-insights/building-and-construction-industry-mitigating-impact-of-covid-19/
ORIONW LLC New Law Provides Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contracts Due... http://www.orionw.com/blog/news/post/new-law-provides-temporary-relief-for-inability-to-perform-contracts-due-to-covid-19
ORIONW LLC At a Glance: Singapore's Key Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic http://www.orionw.com/blog/news/post/at-a-glance-singapores-key-measures-in-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic
PK WONG & NAIR LLC Insolvency in a time of COVID-19 https://pkwongnair.com/2020/04/06/insolvency-covid-19-bill-singapore/
TAN KOK QUAN PARTNERSHIP client update http://tkqp.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TKQP-client-update-COVID-19-and-legal-considerations-for-the-hospitality-industry.pdf
TAN KOK QUAN PARTNERSHIP client update http://tkqp.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TKQP-client-update-COVID-19-Temporary-Measures-Act.pdf
THAT.LEGAL LLC COVID-19: How to Serve a Notification for Relief if You Are Unable to Pay Your Commercial Rent http://www.that.legal/covid-19/how-to-serve-a-notification-for-relief-if-you-are-unable-to-pay-your-commercial-rent
THAT.LEGAL LLC How to Obtain Temporary Relief from Paying Commercial Rent in Singapore Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020? http://www.that.legal/covid-19/how-to-obtain-temporary-relief-from-paying-rent-in-singapore-under-the-covid-19-temporary-measures-act-2020
TITO ISAAC & CO LLP COVID-19: Personal Data https://www.titoisaaclaw.com/covid-19-personal-data/
ZICO INSIGHTS LAW LLC Alert 22 April 2020 COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 –“ Temporary Relief Measures for Certain Contractual Obligations https://www.zicolaw.com/resources/alerts/covid-19-temporary-measures-act-2020-temporary-relief-measures-for-certain-contractual-obligations/

Case Law by Topics

The hyperlinks below link directly to documents hosted on the Supreme Court of Singapore's website.

 

Frustration of Contract

 
  Case Name Decision Date
1 Loh Chiang Tien & Anor v Saman Dharmatilleke [2020] SGHC 45 28 Feb 2020
2 Solomon Alliance Management Pte. Ltd. v Pang Chee Kuan [2018] SGHC 139 18 Jun 2018
3 Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd [2014] SGCA 35 30 May 2014
4 Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd [2013] SGHC 127* (Appeal decision at #3 above) 05 Jul 2013
5 Org Powell Packaging Pte Ltd v Liten Logistics Services Pte Ltd [2012] SGHC 219 29 Oct 2012
6 Sheng Siong Supermarket Pte Ltd v Carilla Pte Ltd [2011] SGHC 204 14 Sep 2011
7 Holcim (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Precise Development Pte Ltd And Another Application [2011] SGCA 1 19 Jan 2011
8 Precise Development Pte Ltd v Holcim (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2009] SGHC 256* (Appeal decision at #7 above) 17 Nov 2009
9 Holcim (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Kwan Yong Construction Pte Ltd [2008] SGHC 231 11 Dec 2008
10 RDC Concrete Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd And Another Appeal [2007] SGCA 39 29 Aug 2007
11 Housing & Development Board v Microform Precision Industries Pte Ltd [2003] SGHC 214 22 Sep 2003
12 Irawan Darsono And Another v Ong Soon Kiat [2002] SGHC 133 26 Jun 2002
13 Adani Wilmar Ltd v Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank BA (Rabobank Nederland) [2002] SGHC 128 15 Jun 2002
14 Shenyin Wangou-Aps Management Pte Ltd  And Another v Commerzbank (South-East Asia) Ltd [2001] SGHC 260 05 Sep 2001
15 Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd v Daewoo Singapore Pte Ltd And Another [2000] SGHC 104 05 Jun 2000

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