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The Legal Impact of COVID-19 on Australian Businesses

Navigating your business through COVID-19 may be presenting a range of challenges and unexpected circumstances that are incredibly difficult to plan for.

In a four-part video series, Aptum Managing Director, Nigel Evans, explains the legal impacts on COVID-19 on Australian businesses – and how they can be best placed to work through their challenges.

Part one looks at the uncertainty around contractual obligations, dealing with the practical realities of COVID-19 in a business context and working through the associated commercial complexities.

Part two looks at the impact on supply agreements for both suppliers and customers.

Part three looks at the heightened risk of insolvency for Australian businesses.

Part four looks at the impact regarding commercial disputes and a basic framework for navigating a range of difficult circumstances.

This article including these videos were first published on the Aptum Legal website – – on the 25 May 2020.

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