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The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited releases an updated Environmental, Social and Governance...

Recent developments On 16 November 2018, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) published: (1) the findings of its latest review of listed companies'...

Portugal: Regulation 1/2018: List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to...

REGULATION Nr. 1/2018 List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (“DPIA”) The CNPD (Portuguese Data Protection National...

Ukraine Initiates Taxation of Crypto Assets

On 19 September 2018, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) published a draft law setting out the principal rules for taxation of transactions involving virtual...

US District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until...

U.S. District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until It Can Resolve Disputed Questions of FactOn November 27, 2018,...

Hong Kong: The Dawn of Virtual Assets Regulations: New measures for crypto funds activities...

Recent developments Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) recently announced that it will adopt new measures to protect the interests of investors in virtual...

Hong Kong: SFC enhances investor protection measures for offline services on complex products

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published its Consultation Conclusions on Offline Requirements Applicable to Complex Products ("the Conclusions") on 4 October 2018, in...

Follow Up: Deferred Prosecution Agreement Roundtable

Baker McKenzie Toronto hosted an event to discuss legal and policy issues relating to the introduction of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Canada. Here are the key takeaways.

Norway implements new rules controlling foreign ownership

The Norwegian Parliament is expected to pass a new Act on National Security under which the Norwegian Government will be able to stop foreign investments that may threaten security interests of national importance.

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.

EU: Ban on unjustified geo-blocking expected to apply as of late 2018

The European Parliament approved the revised draft of a new Regulation aiming to overcome obstacles that cross-border e-commerce customers are faced with.

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