|AMCHAM Update #23: COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this (extended) period of the Movement Control Order, AMCHAM will be bringing updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
|Approval of Companies Allowed to Operate During MCO Phase 1 & 2 Applicable to MCO Phase 3|
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) wishes to inform that the approval by MITI for organizations to operate during the first two phases of the Movement Control Order (MCO) will apply to the third phase as well.
|Permission to Operate During MCO Application Form|
|Phase two of MCO ends today, phase three begins tomorrow|
Phase two of the Movement Control Order (MCO) which began on April 1 ends today, and tomorrow sees it going into the third phase which is until April 28. The purpose of the MCO remains the same, which is to break the chain of COVID-19 infections in the country. Announcing the extension of the MCO into phase three last Friday, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin urged the people to work together to fight the spread of COVID-19 as the pandemic has not yet ended.
|Covid-19 Webinar: Dissecting Malaysia’s Economic Stimulus Response for the Digital Economy|
|Thursday, 16 April 2020 at 3.00pm|
The Malaysian Government recently announced the People-Centric Economic Stimulus Package (PRIHATIN) and PRIHATIN Plus for SMEs. Join us in a 1-hour webinar with industry experts to uncover what’s in the stimulus package for you, from the angles of tax, wage subsidy and labour law. If you are a digital tech company or a global business services (GBS) company, join us in this interactive webinar.
|Skrine Webinar | COVID-19: Navigating International Contracts|
|Friday, 17 APRIL 2020, 4.00pm - 5.00pm|
Do you have a contract with a foreign party which may not be performed due to a lockdown or other restrictions? Are you concerned about the consequences and risks? Does the contract have a governing law clause? Does it have an arbitration clause or an exclusive jurisdiction clause? Hear from our distinguished panel of speakers on your rights, remedies and potential liabilities from the perspective of Malaysian, English, Singapore and Chinese laws.
For more details and the profiles of our Moderators and Speakers, please visit our website here.
Limited places available.
*If you are unable to attend the live session, you may still register with us as all registrants can access the webinar replay after the live session ends.
As the international response continues to develop, we know that organisations are facing potentially significant cash management challenges to which they need to respond rapidly. As the disruption in business is likely to continue for many months, unclear cash positions can have debilitating effects on businesses.
On April 9th, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced important advances in the battle against the global COVID-19 pandemic. As outlined in Pfizer’s five-point plan, the company has been collaborating across the healthcare innovation ecosystem ranging from large pharmaceutical companies to the smallest of biotech companies, from government agencies to academic institutions to address the COVID-19 global health care crisis.
The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. This article is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies. The outbreak is moving quickly, and some of the perspectives in this article may fall out of date but reflects our perspective as of April 13, 2020.
Over the past five years, we have been taking our work online deliberately and at a steady pace. At INSEAD, the business school where we work, we’ve been expanding virtual meetings, ramping up virtual classes and coaching, and introducing digital tools to enhance face-to-face work. Then, in the past few weeks, everything else moved online, too.
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