Australia: ACCC Guidance on Gun-Jumping Risks

After successfully prosecuting the first penalty for gun-jumping in Australia earlier this year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recently released a publication warning merger parties of the gun-jumping risks when completing...

June 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publication here.Due to the editor’s vacation schedule, there will be no separate July issue. However, this issue will cover activities through approximately June 14. As a result, this issue has more pages than our...

Poland: Changes to White Collar Crimes Laws

Our team has been following parliamentary works regarding unexpected and significant amendments to the Criminal Code regarding corruption and economic crimes. The Polish Parliament accepted the final version of the amendments on 13 June,...

Hong Kong’s highest court recognizes spousal employment benefits for gay couple

What's changed In Leung Chun Kwong v Secretary for the Civil Service and Commissioner of Inland Revenue HKCFA 19, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal unanimously delivered its second landmark ruling in favour...

US Securities and Exchange Commission Framework to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

In recent years, following the launch of the Bitcoin network, offers of digital assets have been made to investors in the United States. Historically, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") has suspiciously...

Singapore: Guide on Active Enforcement Released

On 22 May 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published a Guide on Active Enforcement (Guide) that represents a change in the way that the PDPC handles enforcement actions going forward.Under the current...

GDPR: One Year On

The GDPR celebrated its first anniversary on 25 May 2019 - a good time to take stock. In this article, we look at how the GDPR has been enforced so far, what the regulators'...

China will release its “Unreliable Entity List”

The Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) announced on 31 May 2019 that the Chinese government will introduce an "Unreliable Entity List" regime, under which foreign entities or individuals that boycott or cut off supplies to Chinese...

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