ZICO Law Response to COVID-19

As the World Health Organization has categorised the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic, ASEAN countries continue to take precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus. As recently as yesterday, President Duterte of the Philippines has implemented a lockdown of its capital city, Manila while other South East Asia countries closely monitor the situation at home and abroad.

Given that ZICO Law has offices in all 10 ASEAN countries, each of our offices must follow the specific measures taken by their respective governments based on their policies and directives relating to […]

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September 2020

COVID-19 Stimulus Measures & Incentives with Special Focus on Projects & Infrastructure Sectors

With the world facing one of the biggest global crisis due to the sudden and rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”), many governments have imposed measures necessary to curtail the spread of the pandemic. COVID-19 measures such as lockdowns, social distancing, international travel bans and freight transport restrictions were imposed across ASEAN countries based on the contagion rates and healthcare capacity. While such measures were necessary to help stop the spread of the disease, it also had the effect of halting business activities, disrupting sectors and placing a lot of strain on sectors that rely on global connectivity.

This publication provides a brief overview of the incentives and stimulus packages that have been rolled out in all ten ASEAN countries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with a particular focus on investment in the infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

WEBINAR | 29 July 2020

Webinar: Malaysian Real Estate in the COVID-19 Era – Crash Landing or Cash Landing?

In light of the current uncertainties in both national and global economies, what will the property landscape be like in Malaysia? In this webinar, Zaid Ibrahim & Co. partners will be joined by Datuk Sr Paul Khong, Group Managing Director and Head of Savills Malaysia, for a comprehensive discussion on Malaysia’s real estate including:

  • Government initiatives to boost home ownership
  • Signing contracts during lockdown and the impact of the recent court rulings
  • Updated property markets and trends post-COVID-19

For more information:

Hanim Hamzah
Regional Managing Partner
ZICO Law Network
+65 6443 4920

ZICO Law Taskforce

We have established a taskforce to closely monitor any updates from the region’s agencies and authorities and focus on all issues that may arise including any possible exemptions from the implementation of the Announcement and the Order. If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact:

ASEAN

Hanim Hamzah
Regional Managing Partner
ZICO Law Network
+65 6443 4920

Brunei

Mohamad Rozaiman Abdul Rahman
Managing Partner
ZICO R.A.R
+673 223 2929

Cambodia

Dr. Sok Siphana
Managing Partner
SokSiphana&associates
+855 2399 9878

Indonesia

Leoni Silitonga
Co-Executive Partner
Roosdiono & Partners
+6221 2978 3888

Laos

Aristotle David
Managing Partner
ZICOlaw (Laos) Sole Co. Ltd.
+856 21 410 033

Malaysia

Gilbert Gan
Managing Partner
Zaid Ibrahim & Co.
+603 2087 9999

Myanmar

Geraldine Oh
Resident Partner
ZICOlaw Myanmar Ltd.
+95 1 538362

Philippines

Felix T Sy
Managing Partner
Insights Philippines Legal Advisors
+63 2 964 8971

Singapore

Yap Lian Seng
Managing Director
ZICO Insights Law
+65 6904 4184

Thailand

Nuttaphol Arammuang
Managing Partner
ZICOlaw (Thailand) Ltd.
+66 2 6777 588

Vietnam

Phuong Nguyen
Managing Partner
ZICOlaw (Vietnam) Ltd.
+84 28 3915 1000

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