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June
2016

Companies Bill 2015: Making the Transition

New Companies Regime: Making the Transition The Companies Bill 2015 (“the Bill”) was passed in both houses of Parliament in April 2016 and is…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
25
May
2016

New Resolution on Improving Business Environment and National Competitiveness in 2016-2017

On 30 March 2015, an update was issued on the key duties and solutions for improving business environment and national competitiveness in 2015 and…

Vietnam
Competition and Anti-Trust
Legal Alert
6
April
2016

Major reform as new Companies Bill 2015 passed

The Companies Bill 2015 (“the Bill”) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) on 4 April 2016.  When it comes into effect,…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
19
February
2016

Wither Dependent Claims

WITHER DEPENDENT CLAIMS: RECENT FEDERAL COURT DECISION AFFECTS PATENT DRAFTING AND PRACTICE IN MALAYSIA The recent decision of the Federal Court of Malaysia in…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
21
December
2015

Company Online Registration

On 7 December 2015, the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce (MoC) launched its Online Business Registration service. The new system is intended to allow companies,…

Cambodia
Corporate
Legal Alert
27
November
2015

Companies fail to notify DICA within deadline

In our client news alert on 1 September 2015, we had reported that the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration of Myanmar (“DICA”) published…

Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
15
October
2015

“Defining the rules of the Road”

On October 5, 2015, the largest pact governing international commerce was reached between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries, encompassing 40% of…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
15
September
2015

New Decree on Real Estate Business Law

In November 2014, the National Assembly passed the new Law on Real Estate Business which took effect from 1 July 2015 (“New LREB”). The…

Vietnam
Real Estate
Legal Alert
11
September
2015

Yangon Stock Exchange (“YSX”) Listing Criteria

We have just received information that the opening of the Yangon Stock Exchange (“YSX”) has been deferred until December 2015. This is to enable…

Myanmar
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
3
July
2015

Removal of Foreign Ownership Cap for Public Companies

On 26 June 2015, the Government of Vietnam passed Decree No. 60/2015/ND-CP (“Decree 60”). Decree 60 amends and supplements several articles of Decree No….

Vietnam
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
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