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Vietnam: New Investment Agreement Between Hong Kong and ASEAN Provides Investment Protection and Guarantees...

The Agreement on Investment among the Governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and the Member States...

Malaysian Competition Commission Issues Guidelines on IP Rights and Competition Law

On 5 April 2019, the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) issued the Guidelines on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law (Guidelines). The Guidelines are intended...

Singapore: MAS to license digital banks by technology, ecommerce players

In a move that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) describes as new phase in the country's banking system, MAS announced it intends to...

China proposes more stringent rules on security assessment of export of personal information

As part of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC)’s recent push to accelerate formulation of the implementation rules of the China Cybersecurity Law (CSL), it published...

China Employment Law Update June 2019

China takes further steps to reduce social insurance burden on employers China is further reducing social insurance burdens on employers according to a national notice...

Vietnam And The European Union Sign Comprehensive Free Trade and Investment Protection Agreements

On June 30th 2019, the EU and Vietnam signed the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)...

Launch of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect: Joint announcement made by CSRC and FCA

On 17 June 2019, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (FCA) released a joint announcement of their...

Australia: Modern Slavery Update: One Regime Starts, Another Stops

Let's first deal with the "stop" in New South Wales.The NSW Government has deferred the commencement of its Modern Slavery Act. The Special Minister...

Webinar Invitation: An In-Depth Look into the Paradigm Shift of the DOJ on Corporate...

The Department of Justice's view on corporate compliance took a dramatic turn with the recent announcement of a new policy by the Antitrust Division. ...

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...

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