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Malaysia: New Cybersecurity Law in the Making

On 9 June 2017, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, announced that the Malaysian Government will introduce a new law that is aimed at protecting Malaysians from cybersecurity threats.

Compliance Benchmark 2017: Quantifying the Fundamentals

We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.

Baker McKenzie releases Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook 2017 edition

We are very pleased to present you the latest edition of our Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook, updated with detailed information about key legislative and enforcement activity in the anti-bribery and corruption sphere.

Antitrust & Competition Interviews with Concurrences

We have recorded interviews with competiton law experts at a conference organized by Concurrences Review in partnership with Baker McKenzie. Listen to what our experts have to say about the latest developments in the competition and antitrust arena.

Hong Kong Court Confirms Prohibition on Standalone Competition Claims

On 27 April 2017, Hong Kong’s High Court rejected allegations by travel agency, Loyal Profit International Development that certain directives issued by the Travel Industry Council (TIC) were anti-competitive, and refused to rule on alleged violations of competition law.

Singapore Adopts ISO 37001 Standard on Anti-Bribery Management Systems

Singapore launched the Singapore Standard ISO 37001 on Anti-bribery management systems on 12 April 2017, following a public consultation.

Indonesian OJK Issues New Regulation on Administrative Sanctions

The OJK would issue administrative sanctions incrementally. However there are now exceptions to this general rule.

Draft of New Competition Law in Vietnam

A draft of the new Competition Law (Draft Law) has been recently posted on the Government Portal for public review and commentary. The finalized Draft Law is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly in October 2017 and adopted in May 2018.

Australia: Federal Government announces proposals to strengthen enforcement of bribery legislation

The Federal Government has announced and invited submissions on a proposal for a deferred prosecution agreement scheme to be introduced in Australia and proposed amendments to the foreign bribery offence.

Singapore Parliament Passes Amendments to Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act

On 3 April 2017, the Singapore Parliament passed proposed changes to the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act. The parliamentary debates on the amendment Bill shed further light on Singapore's legislative framework for combatting cybercrime.

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