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Vietnam: Updates to Draft Decree Detailing Certain Articles of Law on Cybersecurity

Further to the initial Draft Decree detailing certain articles of the Law on Cybersecurity, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) released the revised draft...

Vietnam: Ministry of Finance to Develop Legal Framework for Cross-Border e-Commerce in Customs Operations

The Ministry of Finance ("MOF") has released a draft decree promulgating the management of exported and imported goods in cross-border e-commerce ("Draft Decree"). This...

Vietnam: Draft Circular Proposes New Limitations on Avoided Cost Tariff Mechanism for Hydropower Projects

Recent developments The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam ("MOIT") recently released a draft Circular ("Draft Circular") amending Circular No. 32 and Circular No....

WTO Authorizes US Tariffs in Boeing/Airbus Arbitration Decision

On October 2, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued an arbitration decision in European Communities and Certain Member States – Measures Affecting Trade...

European Banking Authority Outsourcing Guidelines Come into Effect: Are you ready?

The EBA outsourcing guidelines came into effect on 30 September 2019. They are more prescriptive than the previous guidance and have a broader scope,...

South Africa: U-RICA! Provisions of RICA Ruled Inconsistent with the Constitution

In a ground breaking and remarkable judgment, which will not only have a huge impact in South Africa but will be cited around the...

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same?

The California legislative session ended with a bang on 13 September, when legislators passed several noteworthy amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)....

Ukraine Undertakes to Reduce Criminal Pressure on Business

On 23 September 2019, the president of Ukraine signed into law the Bill "On Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine and the Criminal...

Vietnam: New Decree Relating to Implementation of New Law on Anti-Corruption

On 15 August 2019, Decree No. 59/2019/ND-CP dated 1 July 2019 ("Decree No. 59") providing specific guidance on a number of articles and measures...

Francophone Africa Newsletter

Read publicationWelcome to the September 2019 issue of our Francophone Africa newsletter. The aim is to give you a regular, brief practical overview of...