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Thailand: Customs Department Expands Duty Assessment Period Up To Ten Years With New Interpretation...

Recently, the Customs Department re-interpreted section 19 of the Customs Act by claiming that customs officers have the power to assess duty on shipments...

Australia: Looking over Defense – June 2019

Click here to read publication. This edition of the newsletter examines topical issues relevant to the defence and space industries, including ethical considerations for artificial...

Thailand: New Cloud Guideline

Following the amendment to the Electronic Transactions Act, B.E. 2544 (2001) in April 2019 authorizing the Electronic Transaction Committee to issue a notification for...

Malaysia: New Guidelines on Mergers and Acquisitions Issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia...

Introduction The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission ("Commission") has introduced guidelines which establish a voluntary regime for competition assessments of mergers and acquisitions ("M&As") in...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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