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New China Cybersecurity Guidelines for Registration of Networked Medical Devices

The China Food and Drug Administration has issued guidelines aimed to implement China's new Cybersecurity Law in the administration of medical devices in China. This development is a clear signal that Chinese regulators intend to enhance cybersecurity protection in the healthcare sector.

Court of Final Appeal Hands Down Landmark Ruling on Private Sector Bribery

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has handed down a landmark ruling clarifying an important element in an offence under section 9 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.

Australia’s mandatory data breach notification is coming!

Mandatory data breach notification laws have passed parliament. Baker McKenzie partner Patrick Fair explains how the laws will work and what they will mean for business.

Indonesia: Establishment of New National Cybersecurity Agency is Imminent

The government is currently accelerating its efforts to establish a national cybersecurity agency. This idea to have a nationwide cybersecurity watchdog has been brewing for quite some time.

China’s New Two-Invoice System in Pharma Distribution Aims to Reduce Drug Prices and Compliance...

China has launched the “two-invoice” system in drug distribution on a trial basis, aiming to improve transparency in drug prices and eliminate excessive profit margins associated with multi-tier distribution models.

Thailand: Amending the Criminal Liability for Representatives of Juristic Persons

The purpose of the Act is to remove legal presumption on criminal liability for directors, managers, and persons responsible for the operation of a juristic person as specified in 76 pieces of legislation.

Indonesian Supreme Court Regulation on Corporate Crimes Puts Corporations at Greater Risk of Prosecution

After the issuance of the SC Regulation, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has stated that it intends to use the SC Regulation to chase corporations in corruption cases.

Updates to the Personal Data Protection Regime in Singapore

The Personal Data Protection Commission has recently introduced and updated its advisory guidelines to help companies better protect personal data in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act.

Amendments to the Thai Labour Protection Act Regarding Child Labour Violations

The key changes concern increased penalties for employers who fail to comply with requirements regarding employment and treatment of minors.

China Climbs Four Places in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.

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