COVID-19: Impact on Cross-border Transactions from Malaysia-China-USA Perspective

Date: May 14, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Malaysia)

Location: Zoom Webinar (Access instructions e-mailed upon registration)

Contact: David A. Kaufman

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm, with its impact extending to the global economy as all businesses were required to close down due to lockdown/movement control order being imposed to curb the pandemic. This inadvertently caused majority of transactions to be put on hold/delayed.

In connection thereto, this webinar will be discussing on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cross border transactions from the legal perspective.

The focus on said impact will be on the following areas:

  • Entering and/or completing Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) transactions.
  • Cross-border transactions from China to Malaysia Perspective.
  • Cross-border transactions from US to Malaysia perspective.


11:00 a.m.

Introduction by moderator
Inamul Hassan Shah (Senior Associate 2, Azmi & Associates)

11:10 a.m.

Session 1: Impact on Entering Into and/or Completing of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Transactions
by Jonathan Law Ngee Song

11:25 a.m.

Session 2: Impact on Cross-border Transactions—From China Perspective
by David K. Cheng

11:40 a.m.

Session 3: Impact on Cross-border Transactions—From USA Perspective
by David A. Kaufman

11:55 a.m.

Session 4: Q&A session and panel discussion

12:20 p.m.

Conclusion—Moving Forward
by Jonathan Law Ngee Song

12:30 p.m.

Webinar ends

Those interested can contact Mohd Fadhli at to register and book their seats before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 13 May.

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