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Singapore: Wrongful Dismissal Claims What We Now Know

When the Employment Act (Amendment) Bill ("EA") was released in October 2018 (click here to read more), the issue that sparked the most discussion was the...

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore Consults on Proposed Payment Services Regulations

On 10 April 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a consultation paper on the Proposed Payment Services Regulations (Consultation Paper).1 You may...

Australia: It’s Time to Get Efficient, Honest and Fair. Or Else.

On 12 March 2019, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate And Financial Sector Penalties) Act 2019 received assent after passing both houses of Parliament....

China issues a new consolidated law on foreign investment

On March 15, 2019, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) passed the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

Hong Kong: The Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019 (“Amendment Bill”) was published in the Gazette on 4 April 2019. The Amendment Bill overhauls the regulatory regime of...

Thailand Cybersecurity Act Has Been Passed

Along with the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (please see our previous client alert Get Ready: The First Thailand Personal Data Protection Act Has...

Philippines: Revised Corporation Code is now in effect

Recent Developments On 20 February 2019, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code of the...

Australian Parliament passes Whistleblowing Bill

On 19 February 2019 the House of Representatives passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 (the Bill). Although the Bill is...

Philippine Insurance Commission Issues Guidelines for Admissibility of Investments by Insurance Companies in Infrastructure...

The Insurance Commission, through Circular Letter No. 2018-74 dated 28 December 2018 (Circular Letter), issued the guidelines for admissibility of investments in infrastructure projects,...

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