COVID-19 | BCCJ Member Hubs and Services

As we navigate COVID-19 together, the BCCJ is looking to provide resources to help guide businesses of all shapes and sizes through the challenges ahead. This page is designed to share insights, guides and services, from members, useful for members.

    1. Allen & Overy – Covid-19 coronavirus: our insights
    2. Ashurst – Ashurst News and Insights
    3. Clifford Chance – What are the legal implications?
    4. Custom Media Connect – Digital marketplace offering visibility for members
    5. Deloitte – Combating COVID-19 with resilience
    6. Dyson KK – Products to stop the spread of COVID-19
    7. EY Japan – COVID-19: continuity and resilience
    8. Freshfields Bruckhaus Designer – Coronavirus Alert Hub
    9. Herbert Smith Freehills – Asia: Navigating the Covid-19 Outbreak
    10. Hogan Lovells – COVID-19 information hub
    11. Honyaku Plus – Remote interpreting and translation service
    12. Life.14 – Live Webinar PACKAGE
    13. Linklaters – Practical Guidance on Significant Commercial and Legal Issues
    14. Mayer Brown – A Coordinated Global Response
    15. PWC – Responding to the potential business impacts of COVID-19
    16. TRAVELEX  – Special exchange rate offer to the BCCJ members
    17. Oakwood – Clean 360

Allen & Overy

Covid-19 coronavirus: our insights

Companies globally are grappling with the impact of Covid-19 coronavirus, with the need to respond quickly to the disruption to operations and mitigate the risks to their business.

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Ashurst News and Insights | Corona Virus Content Hub

As the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency worsens, governments, businesses and individuals are scrambling to keep up with a host of unprecedented challenges. Here is our collection of articles to help you with the impact on your business, including issues regarding business continuity and undertaking risk assessments, protecting the health and safety of your employees, and mitigating risks in regard to trade and commerce. We have also produced a series of videos and podcasts on the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus poses potential risks to the business of employers and the health and wellbeing of employees. As well as emergency planning and risk assessment, we cover the rights and obligations of employers.

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Clifford Chance

Corona Virus Insights | What are the legal implications?

While the primary focus of any business will be on ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff, businesses are facing an increasing number of challenges that need to be addressed and mitigated. The legal implications are wide-ranging and complex. Below we identify some of the risks and the practical considerations.

Find out more about how Clifford Chance is addressing the risks of coronavirus in its own organisation HERE

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Combating COVID-19 with resilience

Public authorities are taking decisive action to respond to the emerging health threat, leading the business community to reconsider the adequacy of their preparedness measures. This page brings together Global Deloitte insights to help businesses manage and mitigate the risk.

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Custom Media Connect 

Connect is a dedicated digital marketplace offering SMEs, entrepreneurs, independent businesses and other local companies in Japan much-needed free visibility and valuable promotion to audiences that they may not have been able to connect with previously to help all of us get through this uncharted economy. We’re in this together, so let’s support each other!

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Dyson KK

Dyson recommends 2-types of products to support hygiene and stop the spread of COVID-19:

  1. Air purifiers:
    All of Dyson air purifiers are equipped with HEPA filters, which remove 99.95% of particles as small as PM 0.1 and air-borne viruses. Learn more HERE
  1. Hand dryers:
    All of Dyson hand dryers are equipped with HEPA filers, which capture 99.97% of bacteria-sized particles from the washroom air, before it’s blown onto hands. So hands are dried with cleaner air, not dirty air. Learn more HERE

Further reading: Dyson Designs Ventilator in 10 Days for COVID-19 Patients

EY Japan

COVID-19: continuity and resilience

COVID-19 is an unfolding event bringing uncertainty to every boardroom. To help you navigate through the disruption, here you’ll find the most relevant EY insights on responding to volatility and building enterprise resilience.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Designer

Coronavirus Alert Hub | Navigating the impact of COVID-19

You are no doubt focused on managing your immediate response such as keeping your workforce safe and responding to regulatory action. While this presents an enormous challenge, a reactive approach is not enough. This is a fast-moving crisis and our content is being updated all the time. Please tell us what you think and if there are important questions we haven’t answered, let us know. It is a worrying time for everyone, but we hope that by bringing together our teams in this way we can help you navigate whatever lies ahead.

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Herbert Smith Freehills

Asia: Navigating the Covid-19 Outbreak | Legal Issues Impacting Businesses

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March. As the human cost escalates, the economic cost is becoming more evident and significant. This hub will help you stay across the legal issues your business should consider as this issue evolves.

Hogan Lovells

Topic Centers: COVID-19

With the rapid spread of coronavirus and increasing impact on clients, their people and operations, Hogan Lovells has mobilized a global team of cross-disciplinary lawyers to support you. Businesses are confronting risks to their employees and economic consequences. Hogan Lovells deep industry sector knowledge, combined with legal and regulatory insights can help you to respond to both the immediate and longer term business risk stemming from the rapid, global spread of COVID-19.

Hogan Lovells can help you respond to any challenges impacting you, across your business, anywhere in the world. Get in touch HERE

Honyaku Plus

Remote interpreting and translation of government documents on assistance to businesses

Do you need Japanese<>English interpreting for your remote meeting via Zoom or Skype? We can supply a top-quality interpreter to sit in on your meeting. As a wealth of information on government assistance to businesses becomes available (mostly in Japanese), we can translate selected documents on request.

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Live Webinar PACKAGE

This service enables live streams of interactive seminars and events for tens to hundreds of participants on the Internet. Participants (viewers) can exchange their opinions and questions with you live. All elements of the chain such as shooting camera gear, broadcasting equipment, video staff, and directors are provided at a one-stop service. With a stable and professional workflow, Life.14 will take good care of your live streaming.

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COVID-19 Guides to significant commercial and legal issues
A Japan Guide, an Asia guide and United Kingdom guide.

Find out more HERE.

Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown provides a portal function to keyword search for information within the COVID-19 crisis. Mayer Brown also created a Global Travel Navigator updating information about different travel restrictions for different countries and the quarantine time lines for travelers. Mayer Brown is also regularly posting on a COVID-19 Response blog.

Find out more HERE


Responding to the potential business impacts of COVID-19

As the international response continues to develop, we know that organisations are facing several potentially significant challenges to which they need to respond rapidly. We are working closely with organisations globally to help them in preparing and responding, sharing our experience having worked with companies, governments, regulators, NGOs and international organisations around the world to respond to some of the most high profile outbreaks (including Ebola, MERS, SARS and bird flu). Our Global Crisis Centre is currently working with a range of organisations across industries.

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Special exchange rate offer to the BCCJ members

Travelex is a company specialised in currency exchange, and operates in over 1,200 shops globally in airports and major cities. Travelex’s foreign currency home delivery service is most convenient when preparing your next business trip abroad, with a delivery service which takes a minimum of 2 days to be delivered right to your home or office.

Among GBP, EUR, USD, CAD, there are 31 different currencies available. We accept both credit card payments (Mastercard, Lifecard) and bank transfers. You can also accumulate flight mileage points with ANA Mileage Club or JAL Mileage Bank depending on the amount you exchange. We look forward to serving you soon.

If interested, please use the special BCCJ exchange rate available HERE



At Oakwood, our guests are our family and your well-being is of utmost importance to us. The hospitality which Oakwood is renowned for transcends a memorable experience – we are deeply committed to safeguard you and your loved ones as we would ours and with this, we have introduced Oakwood Clean360.

A robust hygiene program which ensures the safety of our guests and associates alike, Oakwood Clean360 is built on three key pillars:

  • Continuous enhancement of operational standards
  • Providing our guests with a safe sanctuary to call home
  • The welfare of our associates

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