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March
2019

New Labour Protection Law to be Effective in 2019

The Thai Labour Protection Act, B.E. 2541 (1998) (“LPA”) has previously been revised from time to time. Under the current regime, the government strives...
Thailand
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Philippine SEC Revises Rules for Initial Coin Offerings

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) revised its draft rules on Initial Coin Offerings (“ICO”) and, for a second round of public consultation,…

Philippines
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Anti-Money Laundering Rules on Beneficial Ownership for Financial Transparency

The Philippine Anti-Money Laundering Council (“AMLC”) has issued guidelines on identification of beneficial ownership for all banks, insurance companies and other covered persons[1]. The…

Philippines
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Decree 163/2018 on Issuance of Corporate Bonds

On 4 December 2018, Vietnam’s Government issued Decree 163/2018 on issuance of corporate bonds (“Decree 163”). Decree 163 focuses on privately-issued bonds and came…

Vietnam
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Philippine Congress Approves Amendments to Corporation Code

The bill will also require the adoption of an electronic filing system for reportorial requirements, and simplify the current name verification system of the…

Philippines
Corporate
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

The Amended Law on Economic Dispute Resolution

On 22 June 2018, the National Assembly passed the amended Law on Economic Dispute Resolution No. 51/NA (“Amended Law on Economic Dispute Resolution”), which…

Cambodia
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Revised Application Procedures to Export and New Registration Requirement for Exporters

On 28 December 2018, the Ministry of Economic and Finance (“MEF”) and the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued an Inter-Ministerial Prakas (Proclamation) No. 1627…

Cambodia
Corporate
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Cambodia Adopts New Law on Trusts

On 25 December 2018, the Law on Trusts was adopted by the Cambodian parliament and then promulgated by Royal Kram (Decree) on 2 January…

Cambodia
Law Reform
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

Greater Access to Justice through Brunei’s First Financial Aid Scheme

In the interest of improving access to justice for members of the public who are unable to afford their own legal representation, the Law…

Brunei
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
4
March
2019

E-Court: Online Court Case Administration System

The Supreme Court enacted the Supreme Court Regulation No. 3 of 2018 concerning Online Court Case Administrative (“Supreme Court Regulation No. 3/2018”) to introduce...
Indonesia
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
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