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June
2018

Islamic Finance in Thailand: Prospects and Challenges

By Anaknong Chaiyasri, ZICO Law Thailand The key indicators of population and housing in Thailand from 1990-2010 (whole kingdom) reveal that in 2010, about…

Thailand
Islamic Finance
Article
19
June
2018

Labor Contracting and Subcontracting under Department Order No. 174-17 issued by the Department of Labor and Employment

On 4 April 2018, the Department of Labor and Employment of the Philippines (“DOLE”) ordered a Philippine multinational fast food chain, to regularize more…

Philippines
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
19
June
2018

Status Quo Remains for REITs Despite Passage of the TRAIN and its Implementing Rules

Following the coming into force of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (“TRAIN”) Act on 1 January 2018, the Bureau of Internal Revenue…

Philippines
Real Estate
Legal Alert
19
June
2018

TRAIN Series Part 4: Amendments to Withholding Tax Regulations

As part of the series of issuances recently released by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (“BIR”) to implement the provisions of the Tax Reform…

Philippines
Tax
Legal Alert
19
June
2018

Key Amendments to the E-money Regulation

On 3 May 2018, the Bank of Indonesia (“BI”) issued a new regulation No. 20/6/PBI/2018 (“PBI 20/2018”) on electronic money or e-money, which repealed…

Indonesia
Communications, Media & Technology
Legal Alert
18
June
2018

Regulating Competition in Brunei Darussalam – Introducing the Competition Order

In the past, the only means of checking equity in pricing and competition in Brunei was the Price Control Act. However, as Brunei ventures…

Brunei
Competition and Anti-Trust
Legal Alert
18
June
2018

Cambodia issues Guidelines on Implementation of Double Taxation Agreement with Singapore and Thailand

Although the DTAs were signed some time ago, the relevant implementing regulations were only issued earlier this year.  On 2 February, the Ministry of…

Cambodia
Tax
Legal Alert
18
June
2018

New Rules for Employing Expatriates in Indonesia

On 26 March 2018, the President of Republic of Indonesia issued the Presidential Regulation No. 20 of 2018 on the Utilisation of Expatriates (“PR…

Indonesia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
18
June
2018

Identification and Reporting of Beneficial Owners Now Mandatory

Effective 5 March 2018, each entity in Indonesia must identify and report its beneficial owner(s) to Authorized Institutions to combat money laundering and terrorism…

Indonesia
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
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
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