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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
13
November
2018

New Circular expands scope on the management of e-commerce via website and mobile applications

On 20 August 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (“MOIT”) issued Circular No. 21/2018/TT-BCT (“Circular 21”) to amend several articles in Circular No….

Vietnam
Communications, Media & Technology
Legal Alert
5
November
2018

BOT authorises commercial banks to provide digital ID services

On 4 September 2018, the Bank of Thailand (“BOT”), which is the central bank of Thailand and the regulator of banks in Thailand under…

Thailand
Corporate
Legal Alert
5
November
2018

Guidance on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees working in Vietnam

Under Vietnam’s Law on Social Insurance dated 20 November 2014, from 1 January 2018, foreign employees working in Vietnam with either (i) work permit,...
Vietnam
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
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