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6
October
2017

Longer Lease Terms for Foreign Investors in Vietnam

Featured in the August 14-20 edition of the Vietnam Investment Review, David Lim discussed the potential implications of a change in government policy regarding…

Vietnam
Real Estate
Legal Alert
31
August
2017

No Extension of Visa Type E Without Valid Work Permit and Employment Card

Under Article 261 of the Cambodian Labour Law, all foreign workers must possess a Work Permit and Employment Card issued by the Ministry of…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
24
August
2017

Recent Singapore Case Puts Spotlight on Shadow Directors

The Singapore High Court recently found that a person who had formally resigned as a director from a company but continued to play a…

Singapore
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
16
August
2017

Thailand Joins the Madrid Protocol

The anticipation of brand owners and IP practitioners for Thailand’s implementation of the international registration system of marks is finally over as Thailand becomes…

Thailand
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
3
July
2017

Representative & Regional Offices Now Exempt from Obtaining Foreign Business License

On 9 June 2017, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued a new Ministerial Regulation to grant exemptions from obtaining a Foreign Business License (“FBL”)…

Thailand
Corporate
Legal Alert
23
June
2017

MAS Consults on Proposed New Securities and Futures Regulations 2017

MAS consults on proposed new Securities and Futures (Offers of Investments) (Shares, Debentures and Business Trusts) Regulations 2017 The Securities and Futures (Amendment) Act…

Singapore
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
23
June
2017

Key Updates to Singapore Employment Law in 2017

Introduction Singapore’s employment laws have seen a number of changes in 2017. A summary of the key updates and changes is set out below….

Singapore
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
7
June
2017

Impending changes to the Singapore Registered Designs Act

The Registered Designs (Amendment) Bill (the “Bill”) was tabled for the first reading on 3rd April 2017 following a review of Singapore's registered design...
Singapore
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
3
May
2017

Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016 to Bring Reforms to Insolvency Laws

On 29 March 2017, the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016 (“the Bill”) was passed by Dewan Rakyat. The Bill was recently passed by Dewan Negara…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
27
April
2017

The Companies Act 2016: Good Housekeeping

The Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”), which came into effect on 31 January 2017, introduces changes to ease the doing of business and to…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
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