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10
July
2020

The Kingdom of Cambodia’s National Assembly officially ratifies the oldest copyright treaty – the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

On 2 July 2020, the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia officially ratified another Intellectual Property international framework, the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.

Cambodia
Copyright, Intellectual Property
Client Alert
8
May
2020

Visa Extension for Foreigners Who Are Not Listed in FPCS Will Not be Issued

On 31 March 2020, the General Department of Immigration (“GDOI”) of the Ministry of Interior (“MOI”) issued Letter No. 0379 to implement measures of barring visa extension for foreigners living in Cambodia who are not listed in the Foreigners Present in Cambodia System (“FPCS”).

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
9
April
2020

Change of Name and Mandate of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft

On 24 January 2020, the Royal Government of Cambodia officially approved the change of name of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft to the “Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation” through Notification No. 139 issued by the Office of the Council of Ministers.

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
Legal Alert
8
April
2020

Khmer New Year Holiday Cancelled

On 7 April 2020 the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued Notification No.012/20 on the Postponement of 2020 Khmer New Year Holiday.

Cambodia
Client Alert
31
March
2020

COVID-19: Cambodia’s Measures on Travel Restriction

On 27 March 2020, the Royal Government of Cambodia, through Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s (“MoFAI”) announcement, imposed travel restrictions measure (“Travel…

Cambodia
Legal Alert
3
January
2020

Public Services Administration Transfer from Ministry of Land, Urban Planning and Construction to Phnom Penh City Hall

Based on the new instruction dated 18 December 2019 issued by the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (the “MLMUPC”), from 2…

Cambodia
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
28
November
2019

Updates on Social Security Protection Law and Cambodia’s Pension Scheme

Following the passing of the Social Security Protection Law on 2 October 2019, the Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations hosted a briefing…

Cambodia
Law Reform, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
28
November
2019

Newly approved construction law to set out standards for Construction and Real Estate Sectors in Cambodia

On 8 October 2019, the much-anticipated construction law was approved by the National Assembly of Cambodia, after having received the approval from the Council…

Cambodia
Projects, Infrastructure & Utilities, Real Estate
Legal Alert
30
September
2019

REMINDER – Deadline of Applications for Extension of Work Permits Fast Approaching

All current work permits for foreigners need to be renewed (before 30 November 2019) Notification No. 028/18/K.B/S.Ch.N.M.H issued by the Ministry of Labor and…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services, Immigration
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

Third Cambodian Product Receives PGI Status from the EU

Cambodia is making further strides in having its unique products obtain international Geographical Indication (“GI”) status. The Ministry of Commerce Cambodia (“MOC”) is engaging…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
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