Philippines

Philippines: The Securities and Exchange Commission issues guidelines on the number and qualifications of...

Recent Developments To implement Section 10 of Republic Act No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (Revised Corporation Code), the Securities and...

ASEAN Medical Device Directive Implementation Updates

While local laws of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have fully complied with the ASEAN Medical Device Directive (AMDD), it is encouraging to see more...

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...

Philippines: SEC Releases Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

On 15 February 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the Memorandum Circular No. 4, Series of 2019 on the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

Philippines: Revised Corporation Code is now in effect

Recent Developments On 20 February 2019, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code of the...

Philippine Insurance Commission Issues Guidelines for Admissibility of Investments by Insurance Companies in Infrastructure...

The Insurance Commission, through Circular Letter No. 2018-74 dated 28 December 2018 (Circular Letter), issued the guidelines for admissibility of investments in infrastructure projects,...

Philippine Competition Commission Adjusts Thresholds for Mandatory Notification of M&A Transactions

Recent Developments On 21 February 2019, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) issued Resolution No. 03-2019 (CR 3-19) increasing the thresholds for mandatory notification of M&A...

The Philippine Competition Commission issues the Rules of its Leniency Program

Recent Developments On 27 December 2018, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) issued the Rules of the Leniency Program (Rules). The Rules fully implement the PCC's...

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...

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