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11
June
2018

A New Malaysia: Post GE-14 Updates and Market Outlook

Malaysia’s 14th General Election (GE14) resulted in a watershed change of the Malaysian Federal Government, unseating the Barisan Nasional political coalition that has been in…

Malaysia
Corporate
Article
18
May
2018

Continued Progress as Cambodia Further Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection

Validation of Chinese Patent in Cambodia Following on from the success of the Agreement on Validation of European Patent with the European Patent Office…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
17
May
2018

Key changes under the Arbitration (Amendment) (No.2) Act 2018

The Arbitration (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2018 (“the Bill”) was passed in Dewan Negara (Senate) on 5 April 2018 and came into force as…

Malaysia
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
15
May
2018

Myanmar opens up retail and wholesale business sectors to foreign-owned companies

In a recent move to liberalise and promote a more open economy in Myanmar, on 9 May 2018, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued…

Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
22
March
2018

The Impact of the EU GDPR in Singapore

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“EU GDPR”), which will enter into force from 25 May 2018, will apply to a Singapore organisation…

Singapore
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
20
March
2018

Cambodia Patent Protection System Evolves: Validation of European Patents Takes Effect

Cambodia’s early-stage patent protection system Cambodia’s patent protection system is still in its early stages. In fact, Cambodia’s first ever Patent for Invention was…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
8
March
2018

Bauer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Jack-In Pile (M) Sdn Bhd – CIPAA 2012 applies prospectively not retrospectively

On 20 January 2015, a Client Alert was issued on the retrospective application of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA”) based…

Malaysia
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
29
November
2017

MAS issues guide to Digital Token Offerings

On 14 November 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a guide to digital token offerings which provides general guidance on the application…

Singapore
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
19
October
2017

Work Permit Requirement for Foreign Workers

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) has recently issued the Notification No. 272 MLVT/N/EM dated 31 August 2017 (“Notification”), which provides that…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
10
October
2017

Major reforms to insolvency laws with the coming into effect of the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017

Pursuant to the gazette notification dated 3 October 2017, the new Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 came into force on 6 October 2017 bringing major…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
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