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COVID-19 Toolkit

The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a major, disruptive impact on businesses and the wider community.  The risk landscape continues to shift with uncertainties and threats creating new and unforeseen exposures across many areas of business activity.

Our teams have the expertise needed to support business clients affected by COVID-19, and are committed to helping minimise the impacts and find solutions.  Please get in touch if we can provide assistance in the following service areas:

  • Workplace
    • workforce flexibility measures to reduce costs
    • shut down due to stoppage of work
    • employer rights and obligations
    • workers compensation implications
    • redundancy considerations
  • Corporate
    • directors’ duties and corporate governance
    • raising capital
    • transactional risk
    • asset protection
  • Commercial
    • managing contracts (including contract relief)
    • refinancing
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
    • innovative restructuring solutions
    • safe harbour advisory services
    • debt management and recovery services
    • trade credit and directors’ and officers’ insurance coverage advice
    • security review and advice

Practical guides


COVID-19 Toolkit – Cyber coverage amid COVID-19

COVID-19 Toolkit – Common fund order made in increasing class action market – May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Climate Change in the time of Corona May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – ASIC outlines expectations of general insurers on account of COVID-19 April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Insolvency exclusions: what are they and when do they apply? April 2020

Corporate / Commercial

COVID-19 Toolkit – Guidance to the temporary changes to foreign investment review framework July 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Rent Payments for Commercial leases as at 15 June 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – ASX Continuous Disclosure and Financial Reporting Obligations May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – New remote signing and witnessing legislation across Australia (updated) May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Business Improvement Aged Care Grant for Residential Aged Care May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Terms and Conditions April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – A company’s annual general meeting (AGM) obligations April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Foreign Investment Rule Changes April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Breach of Consumer Guarantees April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Document Signing Amid Restrictions April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Cyber risks and exposures amid COVID-19  April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit –  Direct debit cancellations April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit –  (Coronavirus) Contract relief – force majeure, frustration and government intervention FAQ – April 2020

Restructuring & Insolvency

COVID-19 Toolkit – Guide to legislative changes relevant to insolvency and restructuring May 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Security advisory services amid COVID-19 – April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Safe Harbour advisory services amid COVID-19 – April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – Innovative restructuring solutions March 2020


COVID-19 Toolkit – JobKeeper changes to Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – update and FAQ April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – More changes to employee entitlements in wake of COVID-19  April 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit – (Coronavirus) Employer rights and obligations FAQ March 2020

COVID-19 Toolkit –  NSW Vic shutdowns – Workplace Implications March 2020

NSW Government COVID-19 Support – Legal & Financial Considerations August 2021

We welcome your enquiry and look forward to helping you to effectively navigate and respond to this unprecedented crisis – and to be well positioned to take advantage of the recovery.