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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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11
June
2019

Philippines | Revised Corporation Code Signed into Law

On 20 February 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines, which may be considered as a landmark…

Philippines
Corporate
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7
June
2019

Laos | The New Enterprise Registration Process

Introduction The World Bank Group recently ranked Lao PDR as one of the most complicated destinations to start and operate a business. This served as…

Laos
Corporate
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7
June
2019

Brunei | Enforcement of Syariah Laws in Brunei Darussalam

In October 2013, the Sultan of Brunei declared that Brunei will implement Syariah Laws. The implementation of Syariah Law would be in 3 phases:-…

Brunei
Law Reform
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