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The Global Employer: Global Immigration and Mobility Quarterly Update (September 2019)

Read publication In this issue:Colombia: Colombian government adopts exceptional measure to mitigate the risk of having stateless children Italy: Salvini's Security Bis Decree obtains...

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore Issues New Rules to Strengthen Cyber Resilience of Financial...

On 6 August 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") issued a set of legally binding requirements that financial institutions must take to mitigate...

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...

Singapore: AML/CFT Code of Practice for Crypto-Firms in Singapore

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Start-ups, Singapore ("ACCESS"), as part of its Standardisation of Practice In Crypto Entities initiative for the digital asset industry,...

Bite-size Briefings: Individual Accountability Regimes – Driving Improvements in Culture

Download publicationA series of briefings that take a "bite-size" look at international trends in different jurisdictions drawing on Baker McKenzie's expert financial services practitioners Individual...

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...

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...

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...

Singapore: Guide on Active Enforcement Released

On 22 May 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published a Guide on Active Enforcement (Guide) that represents a change in the way...

Singapore: Harsher Penalties for Offences Under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes

Recent amendments to the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (Cap. 65A) (the "CDSA") took effect  on 1 April...

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