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  • Regional Tax Webinar Series

    Effects of COVID-19 on Investments in Malaysia and Singapore

Regional Tax Webinar Series | Effects of COVID-19 on Investments in Malaysia and Singapore

Date: 9 December 2020
Time: 10.00 AM – 11.30 AM (local time) / 02.00 AM – 03.30 AM (GMT) / 03.00 AM – 04.30 AM (CET)


  • Summary
  • Topics
  • Speakers

COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and appears to be overstaying its welcome. Virtually every stakeholder in the global economy has experienced repercussions and seeks to adapt to the current economic situation. Government from each country has since proposed bespoke solutions to alleviate the current economic situation brought about by the global pandemic, sending the global economy into an unfamiliar state. 

Whilst this may be a crisis, opportunities abound for businesses and investors as the business and investment landscapes in Malaysia and Singapore transform. Various tax incentives and grants have been introduced by the Malaysian and Singaporean Governments to stimulate the economy and to encourage investments into both countries. In this webinar, our experts from BDO in Malaysia and Singapore will share with you our insights on the changes in the investment landscape in Malaysia and Singapore; useful tips on how to manage your tax matters, at the same time, how to seize tax opportunities available.

  • Overview of the investment environment in Malaysia and Singapore
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Malaysia and Singapore’s economy
  • Response of local government to COVID-19
  • Response of businesses to COVID-19
  • Tax opportunities in Malaysia and Singapore
  • David Lai, Executive Director, Tax, BDO in Malaysia
  • Evelyn Lim,  Executive Director, Tax, BDO in Singapore
  • Lem Kooi Kee, Director, BDO in Malaysia
  • Wong Sook Ling,  Executive Director, Tax, BDO in Singapore