Argentina: Personal Data Protection Law – Impact on Labor Issues

- Deadline for re-registration of databases until October 31st, 2019 - I - Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326. The Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (hereinafter the "Law") is in force since year 2000, and...

Philippines: The Securities and Exchange Commission issues guidelines on the number and qualifications of...

Recent Developments To implement Section 10 of Republic Act No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (Revised Corporation Code), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 16 series...

August 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publicationThis limited edition of the Update covers the time period from mid-June through July 31, but does not cover the full range of countries or organizations that we normally cover.Welcome to the August...

Russia: Businesses Await Product Liability Class Actions

From 1 October 2019, Russian consumers will be able to sue businesses by way of group (class) actions uniting people with identical claims to a defendant.1For a long time, many small claims, predominantly from...

Hong Kong: The SFC’s continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct

The SFC's continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has frequently emphasized its commitment to combatting corporate fraud and misconduct in recent years. Continuing with these efforts, in July...

Indonesia: New Regulation of Foreign and PMA Contractors Requires Stricter Compliance

A new Minister of Public Works and Housing ("MOPWH") regulation, Regulation No. 9 of 2019 on Guidelines for Foreign Construction Services Business Entities ("Regulation 9"), came into force on 13 June 2019. Like previous...

Thailand : Trade Competition Commission Imposes its First Penalty

The Trade Competition Commission has imposed fines in three competition cases passed to it by the previous Commission under the Department of Internal Trade, the Ministry of Commerce. The fines, totaling slightly over a...

South Africa : Reflecting on the Concept of “Reflective Losses” in Company Law

The High Court in Hlumisa Investment Holdings (RF) Limited and Another v Kirkins and Others (Hlumisa judgment), was recently tasked with considering whether shareholders are empowered to hold directors liable, in terms of section...

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