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Thailand: Cybersecurity Bill Revised and Reissued in November 2018

Following our updates on the Thai Cybersecurity Bill ("Cybersecurity Bill" or "Bill") in October 2018, the Bill was revised by experts from the National...

Thai National Legislative Assembly approved the draft amendment to the Labour Protection Act

On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly ("NLA") approved the draft amendment to the Labour Protection Act (“Draft”). The Draft will be submitted...

Myanmar: The President Office Issues Project Bank Notification Aiming to Stimulate Public Private Partnerships...

Development of the Project Bank Under the Notification issued on 30 November 2018, a project bank (Project Bank) will be established by the Ministry of...

The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited releases an updated Environmental, Social and Governance...

Recent developments On 16 November 2018, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) published: (1) the findings of its latest review of listed companies'...

New Property Tax in Thailand

On 16 November 2018, the National Legislative Assembly ("NLA") passed the Land and Building Tax Act ("Act") after lengthy deliberation by the committees involved....

China Employment Law Update, October 2018 edition

Various new regulations issued on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao residents working in mainland China PRC authorities have recently issued several national notices to repeal the employment...

Hong Kong: The Dawn of Virtual Assets Regulations: New measures for crypto funds activities...

Recent developments Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) recently announced that it will adopt new measures to protect the interests of investors in virtual...

Asia Pacific Competition Quarterly Newsletter, November 2018 edition

Australia brings fourth criminal cartel prosecution and first gun-jumping case By Georgina Foster, Anita Thompson and Anthea BurtonIn June 2018, following a two-year investigation by...

Next Step for Myanmar Competition Law: The Competition Commission

Appointment of the Competition Commission The long-awaited Myanmar Competition Commission (Commission) has been appointed. Notification 106/2018 of the Union Government released on 31 October 2018...

Hong Kong: SFC enhances investor protection measures for offline services on complex products

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published its Consultation Conclusions on Offline Requirements Applicable to Complex Products ("the Conclusions") on 4 October 2018, in...

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