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APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre

Thomson Reuters have now launched an APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre with coverage of:

  • Africa
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • China & Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • South East Asia


New COVID-19 Legal Materials and News on Thomson Reuters Westlaw (US Service)

Subscribers of Thomson Reuters Westlaw can now access the COVID-19 Legal Materials and News section.

Coverage includes:

  • Federal Legislation
  • Federal Executive Orders
  • Administrative Decisions and Guidance
  • State Legislation
  • State Executive Orders
  • Cases
  • Court Emergency Orders & Information
  • Regulations (Inclusing Emergency and Other Related Regulations).
  • Dockets
  • Secondary Sources (including Emerging Areas of Practice Series - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • News

Also still available is our COVID 19 Resource Centre

New Journal: Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Informing Kong Kong's disputes lawyers for 10 years now as an eNewsletter, the Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin from Sweet & Maxwell, and produced in partnership with Davis Polk & Wardwell, is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal.  Published every 2 weeks this eNewsletter provides summaries and detailed analysis of key cases impacting civil procedure and dispute resolution in Hong Kong.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2016 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on.
  • Linking to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book

Citation format [2020] 5 HKDRB A

Contributing Editors from Davis Polk: Martin Rogers, Robyn Crowter, Sui Hang Hui, Alice Leung, Noble Mak, Joyce Chow, Enoch Lee, Jonathan Sit, Lincoln Jim, Sophie Liu, Kate Chan, Jovi Cheng, Lok Cheung, Leanne Chu, Jacky Fung, Kirstie Leung and Caroline Wang.

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Webinar: Coronavirus, and Australian Bushfires - Business Continuity Resources on Practical Law and Westlaw Asia

Epidemics, pandemics, civil unrest and other civil emergencies not only disrupt day-to-day business operations, but also create and amplify legal risks. From the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to the devastating Australian bushfires, disruptive crises pose a significant operational and legal impact on businesses and highlight the increasing need to prepare for business continuity disruptions in the 21st century.

Join us in this webinar for an overview of the key risks and legal implications arising from pandemics and other public health and civil emergencies, and learn about the resources  Practical Law and Westlaw Asia have to offer to assist businesses and their legal advisers in their business continuity planning.

Webinar overview

  • Resources available to help businesses and lawyers address key risks and legal implications arising from Coronavirus, Australian bushfires and other civil emergencies. 
  • Business continuity planning – resources on Practical Law and Westlaw Asia.
  • Checklist of what to prepare.

Webinar Details

Date: 26 March 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 1 - 2 pm (GMT +8, HKT / SGT)






New titles added on Westlaw Asia under Malaysia Commentary tab (current as of end Dec 2019):

  • Construction Defect Claims in Malaysia
  • Companies Act 2016 with Overview, 2019