09 April 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 10 April 2020

We know that each week there are a lot of developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on business, government and the community. To help you stay on top of it all we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated with all our content on a weekly basis.

Week ending Friday, 10 April 2020. 



Key Contacts


Patent rights during COVID-19 – can the Government step in?

Suzy Madar, Kim O’Connell, Scott Bouvier, Matt Swinn


An update: More practical tips on signing contracts electronically

Helena Busljeta, Dale Rayner


What financial sponsors need to know about the COVID-19 changes to Australia’s Foreign Investment Laws

Malcolm Brennan, Alex Elser


Mandatory code of conduct for commercial leases: What does it mean for you?

Stuart Dixon-SmithSimone MenzCarl BlackChris WheelerMark BaylissFrancesca GiorlandoChris Mitchell


JobKeeper: a step forward in the detail but still much to resolve

Darren McClafferty, Katrina Parkyn


Help is coming: Fair Work amendments announced

Jamie Wells


Planning and development during COVID-19 – States respond with emergency planning legislation and changes to planning controls

Mark BeaufoySally AudeyevMatthew AustinDebra TownsendAnna Vella

COVID-19: Implications for Business

The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced us to think and act differently. Beyond the human response, now is the time to think about what the consequences may be on your business, and how best you can prepare for those.

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