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03 August 2017 by
Latest partner moves from India, Australia and Singapore
01 August 2017 by
Laos amends investment law to attract business in targeted sectors
28 July 2017 by
Policymakers, academics and lawyers at a conference in Hong Kong last month spoke of the “immense opportunities” for investors in Asia in sectors such as transport and energy generation under the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. They warned, however, that investors in the 65 countries along the route of OBOR must be aware of the risks in putting their money into emerging economies that may not be equipped with robust legal frameworks.
28 June 2017 by
Malaysia’s Securities Commission has announced a new Code on corporate governance to increase the accountability and transparency of public companies. The code took effect on April 26 and all publicly listed companies will be required to comply with it from their annual reports for the 2017 financial year ending December 31.
26 June 2017 by
Latest partner moves and firm updates from Singapore, Australia and India
21 June 2017 by
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has put out a draft competition law that aims to bring the country’s existing competition laws more in line with international markets. Unlike the existing law, the draft law explicitly covers foreign entities, and introduces anti-competition effect and market power concepts. It is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly later this year and will probably come into force in mid-2018.
13 June 2017 by
Latest moves and updates from Thailand, China and Australia
19 May 2017 by
Singapore made changes to its Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act in April to target cybercrime, an issue that has been of increasing concern around the world especially with the WannaCry ransomware attacks. The amendments will criminalise activities that involve the dealing in and trading of personal information. Businesses that collect and work with personal data for legitimate purposes should take heed of the changes to avoid potential breaches.
12 May 2017 by
The government in the Australian state of Queensland could have to spend millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money on environmental liabilities of contaminated sites and has decided to change the law to stop that from happening in the future.
17 April 2017 by
Myanmar’s new investment law, replacing the existing Foreign Investment Law and Myanmar Citizens Investment Law,