At a Glance: Singapore's Key Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Singapore has announced a range of programmes and measures in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This article summarises the key announcements as of 7 April 2020.

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Business Continuity in the Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak is now a pandemic. Company boards should review and implement their business continuity plans. Companies without such plans can still implement meaningful steps to minimise damage to their businesses.

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Face Mask Profiteering and the Price Control Act

Retailer 3 Stars issued an apology, reduced its face masks prices, and undertook to take greater care of their pricing practices. Considering these actions, and the rise in global prices of face masks, the MTI took no action on the complaints against 3 Stars but reserves the right to act under the Price Control Act in the future, if warranted.

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COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may find themselves unable to fulfil certain contractual obligations. This article discusses whether the COVID-19 outbreak is an event that will excuse their non-performance of a contractual obligation under a force majeure clause.

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PDPC Publishes Guide to Accountability Under the Personal Data Protection Act

The Personal Data Protection Commission's (PDPC) Guide to Accountability (Guide) emphasises the importance of demonstrating accountability by developing an organisational culture of compliance and responsibility when handling and managing personal data.

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