IP Alert | Continued Progress as Cambodia Further Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection

18 May 2018

Validation of Chinese Patent in Cambodia Following on from the success of the Agreement on Validation of European Patent with the European Patent Office as reported by ZICO IP previously here, Cambodia reached another important milestone in its efforts to strengthen its intellectual property protection system by introducing a validation system for Chinese Invention Patents […]

Legal Alert | Malaysia | Key changes under the Arbitration (Amendment) (No.2) Act 2018

17 May 2018

The Arbitration (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2018 (“the Bill”) was passed in Dewan Negara (Senate) on 5 April 2018 and came into force as the Arbitration (Amendment) (No.2) Act 2018 (“the Act”) on 8 May 2018. The passing of the Act signals Malaysia’s effort to enhance its profile as a safe-seat and arbitration friendly jurisdiction. […]

ZICO Law Vietnam Strengthens Executive Management Team

15 May 2018

ZICO Law is pleased to announce a new Executive Management Team for ZICO Law Vietnam. Ms Phuong Nguyen will be the Managing Partner of ZICO Law Vietnam, based in Hanoi. With more than 20 years of experience in banking and financial, corporate, commercial and global trading matters, Phuong’s reputation and breadth of experience has earned […]

Legal Alert | Myanmar opens up retail and wholesale business sectors to foreign-owned companies

15 May 2018

In a recent move to liberalise and promote a more open economy in Myanmar, on 9 May 2018, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued Notification No.25/2018 (“the Notification”) to permit 100% foreign-owned companies as well as joint ventures between local and foreign investors (“JVs”) to conduct retail and wholesale business domestically. Previously, foreign participation was […]

Singapore | ZICO Law Myanmar’s Dr Maung Maung Thein speaking at 12th Health Insurance Asia 2018

3 May 2018

ZICO Law Myanmar Executive Chairman Dr Maung Maung Thein will be speaking at the 12th Annual Health Insurance Asia 2018 hosted by IBC Asia, taking place on 8-11 May in Singapore. This conference addresses the developments and challenges in the insurance industry, as well as the impact and implementation of new technologies such as Fintech […]

Teras Narang & Partners merges into Roosdiono & Partners (a member of ZICO Law)

2 May 2018

  ZICO Law is proud to announce the merger of Teras Narang & Partners (TN&P) into Roosdiono & Partners (R&P, a member of ZICO Law), effective as of 2 May 2018. R&P retains its name after the merger. TN&P was formerly a boutique litigation firm led by Managing Partner Agnesya Narang. With over 99 years […]