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July
2019

Changes to the Labour law on Seniority Payment

Seniority Payment is now the hot topic at workplaces in Cambodia. Recent changes to the labour law regarding seniority payment have drawn confusion among...
Cambodia
Employment and Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
2
July
2019

MyCC Guidelines on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law

It has been nearly a decade since the Competition Act 2010 (“the Act”) came into force in Malaysia and the tension between the protection…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
12
June
2019

Thailand | New e-Payment Tax Law Becomes Effective in Thailand

On 20 March 2019, the Revenue Code Amendment Act No. 48, B.E. 2562 (2019) (the “Revenue Code”), commonly known as e-payment law, was published…

Thailand
Communications, Media & Technology
Legal Alert
12
June
2019

Indonesia | Issuance of New Bank Indonesia Regulation on the Reporting of Foreign Exchange Activities

Bank Indonesia (“BI”) issued a new regulation No. 21/2/PBI/2019 on the Reporting of Foreign Exchange Activities on 7 January 2019 (“PBI 2/2019”). PBI 2/2019…

Indonesia
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Myanmar | Occupational Health & Safety Law 2019

Employment and working conditions have powerful effects on the quality of health. A good working condition aims to provide social protection and status, personal...
Myanmar
Law Reform
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Myanmar | Consumer Protection Law 2019

On 15 March 2019, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw passed Law No. 9/2019 on the new Consumer Protection Law 2019 (“CPL”) which repeals the previous Consumer…

Myanmar
Law Reform
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Cambodia | Seniority Payments Postponed for Industries other than Garment, Textile, and Footwear

On 22 March 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued Instruction 042/19 on The Payment of Pre-2019 Seniority Payment for Enterprises/Establishments…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Vietnam | New Decree on Labour Outsourcing Activities

On 20 March 2019, the Government issued Decree 29/2019/ND-CP (“Decree 29”) implementing Article 54.3 of Labour Code on licensing of labour outsourcing activities and…

Vietnam
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Philippine SEC Issues Rules for Investment Adviser Pass

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued Memorandum Circular No. 5 (s. 2019) (“Guidelines”), which contains the rules on the implementation of the ASEAN…

Philippines
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
11
June
2019

Philippines | Energy Virtual One-Stop Shop Act Signed into Law

On 8 March 2019, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the law that would streamline the permitting process of power generation, transmission, and distribution projects…

Philippines
Projects, Infrastructure & Utilities
Legal Alert
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