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Beijing Issued First Rules on Road Tests for Autonomous Vehicles

We have summarized the essential concepts and conditions set out in the Guiding Opinions and the Implementation Rules in relation to autonomous vehicles, as issued by the government agencies of Beijing.

What to Watch: Draft Export Control Law of China

If enacted, the ECL will be the first set of comprehensive and unified export control legislation in China, which is aimed at upgrading the country's existing regime consisting of various administrative regulations and rules.

UN votes to impose new sanctions against North Korea

Following its intercontinental ballistic missile test in November, the UN Security Council unanimously voted to imposed new sanctions on North Korea.

Malaysia: MyEG’s penalty for abuse of dominant position

The Competition Appeal Tribunal upheld the Malaysian Competition Commission's decision that My E.G. Services Berhad and its wholly-owned subsidiary have abused their dominant position in the provision and management of online Foreign Workers Permit renewals.

Australia: Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate

Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements. In light of this event, companies should take the appropriate measures.

Pharmaceutical Sector in Malaysia under Market Review of the Malaysian Competition Commission

The Malaysian Competition Commission has initiated a market review on the pharmaceutical sector. What does this mean for companies?

Pharmaceutical Sector in Malaysia under Market Review of the Malaysian Competition Commission

The Malaysian Competition Commission has commissioned an independent non-profit international research and advocacy organisation, to conduct a market review on the pharmaceutical sector in Malaysia.

Baker McKenzie releases Global Corporate Liability Handbook

Building on the success of 2016’s “EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook,” we are pleased to present you with the first global edition that collates and describes in detail the corporate liability and corporate crime regimes of countries in Asia, EMEA and the Americas.

Vietnam: Regulatory framework regarding reporting and responding to cyber information security incidents – Decision...

The Vietnamese Government issued Decision No5 and Circular No 20 setting the basic framework for reporting and responding to cyber security information incidents.

Amendment to China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law increases risk of commercial bribery and imposes tougher...

On 4 November 2017, the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law was amended providing more clarity on the scope of what constitutes commercial bribery. This post provides an insight on the key features of the new commercial bribery rules.

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