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Covid-19 Bill 2020 – An Employment Perspective
Shearn Delamore & Co., August 2020

The Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Bill 2020 (“the Covid-19 Bill”) was tabled for its first reading in the Dewan Rakyat of Malaysia on Wednesday, 12 August 2020...

Latest Covid-19 Travel Advisory: More Expatriate Groups Permitted to Return to Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020

Pursuant to the verbal announcement made by our Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob last week, the Government has further released written guidelines on the categories of expatriates who are permitted to return to Malaysia and the measures to be undertaken prior to and after entering Malaysia...

China Desk Alert – Malaysia COVID-19 Legal Update M&A Focus
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

You or your Chinese clients may have investment in Malaysia (for example, subsidiaries (“MY Sub”)) and this serves as a guide for your reference. Pursuant to the Movement Control Order (“MCO”)[i], all business activities (save for essential services) in Malaysia must be suspended from 18 March 2020 until 31 March 2020. The duration of the MCO has since been extended until 14 April 2020[ii]...

Intellectual Property: FAQs on IP Prosecution Measures relating to the "Movement Control Order" in Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

Given the increased number of local COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, the Malaysian Government issued a Movement Control Order ("Order") which takes effect between 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. The Order imposes on all government and private sector business premises to be shut down for the duration of the Order and only businesses which carry out certain essential services are able to continue to function...

COVID-19: Movement Control Regulations in Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

We are pleased to bring you the latest update as of 18 March 2020 from our Dispute Resolution Practice Group...

COVID-19: Malaysia's Movement Control Order
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

On 16 March 2020, following the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Declaration of Infected Local Areas) Order 2020, all the states in Malaysia have been declared as infected areas by the infectious disease, Covid-19. On the same day, the Malaysian Government issued a formal Movement Control Order ("Order”) under thePrevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988and thePolice Act 1967...

Coronavirus Update: Employer's Obligations in Malaysia 
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus Covid-19 ("Coronavirus”), which has been declared as a global health emergency by the World Health Organization this year, has been a source of great concern to most employers worldwide.This article considers some of the key issues and employment obligations that employers in Malaysia should bear in mind in dealing with this recent outbreak...

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions & The Refusal of An Employee to Travel for Work
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

The freedom to travel which many have taken as a certainty in our daily lives have now been curtailed with the Covid-19 pandemic. This has necessitated urgent measures being implemented globally with the most recent being Italy with a lock down. Closer to home Malaysia, has also put in place several measures in efforts to address this situation...



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