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Singapore’s Response to COVID-19 for Commercial Leases

By Gan Jer Nynn   On 7th April 2020, the Singapore Government passed the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (“the Act”). The Act serves as temporary relieves and measures to individuals and businesses who are affected by the enforcement of the Circuit Breaker (in effect from 7th April to 4th May 2020). For the purpose[Read More]

Winding Up Changes

By Gan Jer Nynn   The Movement Control Order has had a huge impact to the general business environment. On 6th April 2020, the Prime Minister of Malaysia announced the Additional PRIHATIN SME Economic Stimulus Package, where the Companies Commission of Malaysia (“SSM”) is involved in some of the initiatives. On 10th April 2020, the[Read More]

Tenancy Agreement & Force Majeure

By Joseph Cheah   While the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) is in effect, many people will experience financial difficulty. One of the financial obligations a person would have is payment of rent. A landlord-tenant relationship is governed by the tenancy agreement. The question is: can you rely on the force majeureclause to excuse your obligation[Read More]

Issues to Consider – Cancelling your Event

By Joseph Cheah   As of to date, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have impacted the esports industry negatively – forcing event organisers to cancel their events amidst concerns over health and safety of the community, employees and audience members. Some of the events that have been cancelled or delayed are: TEKKEN World Tour 2020 TwitchCon[Read More]

Sponsorships in Esports

By Joseph Cheah   In 2018, sponsorships have been an integral part to the rising development of the esports industry. It was the biggest year yet where we see several well-known brands entering the esports market through sponsorships (sponsor a team or an event). On that note, it is essential to understand the basic considerations[Read More]

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