Doing Business in Thailand 2019

 Request a copyFor over 40 years, the team at Baker McKenzie, Bangkok has assisted foreign individuals and international companies who are seeking investment opportunities in Thailand.Doing Business in Thailand is your personal guide to...

Digital Platforms Inquiry Review: What it Means for Australian Businesses and Consumers

The Treasury's public consultation on the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report has now closed.As we await the Government's response to the Final Report's 23 recommendations for wide-ranging regulatory change in areas including competition...

Australia: Practical Guidance from the Myer case for Directors and Executives

 Our previous Alert of 28 October 2019 (see link) outlined why the Myer case is a landmark decision, being both the first Australian securities class action to be decided at trial and also the...

SCOTUS to Review SEC Disgorgement Power

On November 1st, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on whether the SEC has the authority to obtain disgorgement of "ill-gotten gains" in federal court for securities law violations.  The SEC historically...

Sustainability Drives New “Right to Repair” Rules for Household Products in Latest Update to...

On 1 October 2019, the European Commission (EC) adopted a package of Ecodesign measures which, for the first time, include requirements for repairability and recyclability for household products. These requirements seek to contribute to...

Singapore: New PDPC Guidelines on Cloud Services and Data Access Requests

On 9 October 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") revised Chapter 6 (Organisations) and Chapter 15 (Access and Correction Obligations) and introduced a new Chapter 8 on cloud services in the Advisory Guidelines...

SEC Staff Publishes Guidance on Investment Adviser Disclosure of Financial Conflicts of Interest

The Division of Investment Management recently issued guidance on the obligation of investment advisers to disclose financial conflicts of interest in the form of Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Disclosure of Certain Financial Conflicts Related...

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The European Union Commission ("Commission") has issued a report on its findings from the third annual Privacy Shield review, which took place in September. In its report, the Commission confirmed that the EU-US Privacy...

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