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Coronavirus COVID-19: Legal Issues & Considerations

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The profound impact of the measures being taken to contain the spread and ‘flatten the curve’ of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is creating a host of issues and implications for businesses and their employees.

We share our guidance for businesses on the legal, regulatory and commercial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legal concerns relate to corporate governance, disclosure, contracts, financing, strategic transactions, employment and others.

This page will be updated frequently due to the rapidly evolving environment.  To receive the latest information subscribe here.

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Finlaysons’ Position: Our Commitment to You

“As the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, I wanted to share with you important information about the steps we are taking to minimise the health risk of our staff, clients and wider community, but also, to ensure we are able to operate effectively during this challenging period.”

Access a message from our Managing Partner here.

Upcoming Briefings

March 18:


Coronavirus: update, impact and facts 

Note: This will now be proceeding as a free livestream with experts from across government, industry and academia discussing how Australia will deal with the impact of COVID-19. 

10.30am to 12pm AEDT

Video available to watch here

March 27:

Showcase SA

Business Webinar Series: Adapt & Survive 

Developed by Showcase SA in response to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its unprecedented impact on the South Australian businesses landscape. It will help businesses members to adapt and survive in the current climate. Various leading industry professionals will be featured focusing on different topics to assist businesses.