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December
2018

Guidelines on Data Privacy Compliance Checks

Data privacy is a relatively new regulation in the Philippines. Nonetheless, the Philippine National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) is exerting its best efforts in order…

Philippines
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
3
December
2018

A New Registration of Deeds Law 2018 for the Registration of Instruments Relating to Moveable and Immoveable Properties

On 20 March 2018, Pyidaungsu Htuttaw enacted the Registration of Deeds Law 2018 (“the Act”) which repeals and replaces the previous Registration Act 1908….

Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
30
November
2018

Liberalisation of Investment in the Education Sector in Myanmar

In order to liberalise and promote the education standard in Myanmar, the Myanmar Investment Commission (“MIC”) released Notification (7/2018) (“the Notification”) dated 20 April...
Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
30
November
2018

New Penal Code Implemented in Laos

The Lao Government has published the new Penal Code, which takes effect on 1 November 2018. The new law aims to ensure that penalties…

Laos
Law Reform
Legal Alert
23
November
2018

Formation of the Myanmar Competition Commission

The Myanmar Government has recently established the Myanmar Competition Commission (the “Commission”) by issuing Notification No. (106/2018) dated 31 October 2018. The Commission acts…

Myanmar
Competition and Anti-Trust
Legal Alert
22
November
2018

Insurance Web Aggregators Now Under Watch by the Insurance Commission

Insurance web aggregation is an alternative distribution channel whereby a customer can obtain insurance through the internet or mobile application. Insurance web aggregators are…

Philippines
Communications, Media & Technology
Legal Alert
22
November
2018

11th Foreign Investment Negative List allows more foreign participation in several investment areas and sectors

Philippine investment policy aims to attract, promote, and welcome productive foreign investments in activities that significantly contribute to national industrialisation and socio-economic development to...
Philippines
Corporate
Legal Alert
16
November
2018

New Regulation on Recordation of Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements

Indonesian Intellectual Property (“IP”) laws require recordation of IP licensing agreement with the Directorate General of Intellectual Property. To implement this, other than the…

Indonesia
Intellectual Property
Legal Alert
14
November
2018

Extension of Banking Services by Foreign Bank Branches to Local Companies

The Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) has issued Directive No. (6/2018) (“the Directive”) on 8 November 2018, allowing foreign bank branches to provide financing...
Myanmar
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
14
November
2018

Ministry Issues Two New Regulations on Settlement of Employees’ Wages and Seniority Payment

On 21 September 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued two new Prakas (Ministerial Proclamation): (i) Prakas No. 442, which establishes...
Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
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