Focus on… Doing Business In a Post-COVID-19 World, Luther

When it comes to starting a new business in Myanmar or expanding an existing one, what steps should be taken? It is important to note that despite the ongoing liberalization process, foreign investors may experience investment restrictions even in sectors which should be open to investments. Whether due to outdated laws, lack of clear regulations …

Focus on… Doing Business In A Post-COVID World, Kudun & Partners

Before COVID-19, Thailand’s pursuit of a high-tech, high-income future was in full swing. Its ambitions were being propelled and shaped by Thailand 4.0, the economic development plan designed to transform the country from a middle-income manufacturing, agriculture and tourism-centric economy into a high-income, value-based hub of innovation. This project centres on ten core industries—including robotics …

Focus on… The Effects of the Pandemic, with Tiruchelvam Associates

The Pandemic continues to have a mixed impact on Sri Lanka. The intermittent curfew has interfered with certain industries in the manufacturing sector and continuing restrictions on inbound travel have interrupted potential investor plans. The overwhelming effect on the global economy means our migrant labour, export oriented businesses and the tourism sector struggle to cope. …

Focus on… Doing business following the pandemic: Managing legal issues from the Korean Law Perspective, Lee & Ko

While Korea has had considerable success in containing and curtailing the first wave of the novel coronavirus outbreak (‘COVID-19’), the ongoing spread of the pandemic continues to disrupt the global economy, significantly impacting businesses and companies in all industries worldwide. As a result, businesses and companies both within Korea and throughout the world are increasingly …

Interview with… Ramon Quisumbing, managing partner, Quisumbing Torres

“We have a framework for working with our clients on how they can respond to the pandemic. We call it the 3R approach – Resilience, Recovery and Renewal. While most businesses will pass through all three phases of the model, the phases themselves are non-linear and may recur or overlap, particularly for those with global …

Focus on… Doing Business in a Post-COVID-19 World, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage globally, numerous countries are still reeling from the economic turmoil, with sectors such as aviation, food and beverage, and oil and gas among the hardest hit. Amid the pandemic fallout, some serious challenges have arisen for lawyers and their clients. For instance, businesses that were already in financial …

Focus on… Challenges and Opportunities for In-House Doing Business in Indonesia Post-COVID-19, SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants

Indonesia is a resource-rich country with a dynamic and growing middle class and a relatively young population. This favourable demographic profile making it attractive for long-term investors. On a nominal basis, Indonesia’s gross domestic product is more than USD 1 trillion. Prior to COVID-19, the Indonesian economy was growing at a promising rate of 5%, …

Focus on… Doing business in post-COVID-19 India, Singhania & Partners LLP

As far as the Indian perspective is concerned, the 14 week long lockdown due to COVID-19 had a massive negative impact on the economy with the shuttering of India’s $2.9 trillion economy. Industrial production plunged by 16.7 percent in March (year on year), within a week of the lockdown. In the manufacturing sector, the Purchasing …

Focus on… the business opportunities of Chinese law firms in the post-COVID-19 world, Global Law Office

Following prompt and proper anti-pandemic measures being undertaken throughout mainland China, the Chinese economy hasn’t suffered heavy losses. Business and development pace of similar large Chinese law firms hasn’t got essential changes nor challenges. We are recovering in an orderly and stable manner. In 2020, we see opportunity and fast development in capital markets, investment, …