09 Apr 2020
Ref No.: 090420 (2)
Dear Valued ASPRI Members,
OVERCOMING COVID-19 TOGETHER: 2 IMPORTANT NOTICE
1/2. LEGAL ADVISORS AT A CONCESSIONARY RATE BY ASPRI
The rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation around the globe has created significant uncertainties and business disruptions. ASPRI continues to be at the forefront in supporting and working with you as we brace ourselves against the challenging circumstances and uncertain times.
The Association is pleased to provide members with the appended legal memorandum, prepared by the law firm of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. Titled “Implications of COVID-19 on businesses”, this memorandum seeks to address some of the key questions raised by local businesses arising from the COVID-19 situation:
• What temporary relief can I obtain from the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020?
• What is “force majeure” – how can I deal with it?
• What are some practical pointers to note when dealing with employees in a COVID-19 situation?
In addition to the pro-bono legal memorandum, Shook Lin & Bok LLP has agreed to offer concessionary rates to ASPRI members should you require further legal advice. For more information, please contact:
• Lee Ping at 6439 0644 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Teo Mae Shaan at 6439 4850 or e-mail: email@example.com
Alternatively, you may also like to consider another Legal Advisor, David Lim & Partners LLP whom has agreed to offer concessionary rates to our member companies as well.
David Lim & Partners LLP (Founded in 1990) provides a full spectrum of legal services which includes, Corporate & Commercial, Litigation Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Intellectual Property & Technology, Wealth Management and Wills Probate & Administration. As a medium-size boutique law firm, David Lim & Partners LLP also have a strong network of strategic alliances throughout Singapore, Asia Pacific and other parts of the world. In this unprecedented situation, we do understand the different challenges that businesses and firms are facing and David Lim & Partners LLP will be pleased to offer their legal assistance so that businesses and firms can re-focus on their more immediate priorities.
Members can contact Ken at 6320 1173 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please remember to provide proof of ASPRI Membership to receive assistance at a concessionary rate.
Note: Members are free to consult any law firm of their choice if they require further advice.
2/2. LEGAL RAMICATIONS AND ITS IMPACT BY SGTECH
On Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the Circuit Breaker period, SGTech is organising a series of webinars to share knowledge relevant to SMEs and startups. Next Tuesday, 14 April 2020, SGTech will be providing insights into the legal ramifications of the temporary measures and how it affects you.
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act | 14 Apr | 12:30-13:30
The Government of Singapore enacted the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act on 7 April 2020 to help protect businesses and consumer from their inability to perform certain contractual obligations due to COVID-19.
Learn about the legal ramifications of this new legislation and how it affects you.