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Indonesian Competition Commission Forced to Announce Shut Down of its Operation

In the last couple of days, we have been seeing extraordinary developments in the long-running process of the appointment of new members of the Indonesian Competition Commission

Australia: ACCC’s Enforcement and Compliance Priorities for 2018

The ACCC has now released its enforcement and compliance priorities for 2018. We have summarized the key highlights.

New US Sanctions Measures Put Shipping Industry on Notice of North Korea Sanctions Risks

In the aftermath of the new sanctions imposed to North Korea, potential risks have been identified in the global shipping industry.

China Continues to Improve in Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perception Index

We provide an overview of the Transparency International annual CPI in relation to Asia Pacific countries focusing on the progress of China.

Thailand: Insight into the New Trade Competition Act

The Trade Competition Act aims to resolve delays and failures in enforcing the competition law in Thailand for the past 18 years.

Singapore’s New Cybersecurity Act – A Relief and Leading the Way for Others?

This update focuses on the amendments that have since found their way into the Cybersecurity Act as passed by Parliament.

Asia Pacific Competition Quarterly

The report provides a regular and profound overview of essential competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.

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.

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