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Malaysia: Revamp of the Customs Act 1967 Affecting Businesses

Background Following the recent entry into force of the Customs (Amendment) Act 2018 and the Customs (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2018 (see link to our...

An authoritative test for severance in English law: Tillman v Egon Zehnder [2019] UKSC...

One situation that a non-compete clause seeks to avoid is a former employee joining a direct competitor almost immediately after termination. However, if such a clause...

Indonesia: Administrative Sanction in the Field of Customs

Overview The Indonesian Government has issued a new regulation on administrative sanction in the field of customs, which amends the previous sanction levels. It regulates...

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...

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