Legal Alert | New Regulations on Foreign Workers in Vietnam

31 October 2018

On 8 October 2018, the Government issued Decree No. 140/2018/ND-CP (“Decree No. 140”) to amend and supplement existing decrees on investment conditions and administrative procedures under the authority of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (“MOLISA”). In particular, Decree No. 140 changes some of the regulations on foreigners working in Vietnam under Decree […]

Legal Alert | The Establishment and Development of Philippine Competitive Renewable Energy Zones

25 October 2018

The Department of Energy (“DOE”) has issued Department Circular No. DC2018-09-0027 (“the Circular”), which seeks to identify competitive renewable energy zones (“CREZ”), which in turn will direct the Philippines’ power transmission development to reach areas with potential indigenous energy resources. The Circular aims to overcome development obstacles in the renewable energy (“RE”) industry, including constraints […]

Legal Alert | Indonesia | Mandatory Use of Letter of Credit (L/C) for Export of Certain Goods

25 October 2018

On 7 September 2018, the Minister of Trade (MOT) issued Regulation of the MOT No. 94 of 2018 (Reg. 94). Despite superseding three MOT regulations issued in 2015 that previously regulated the same main provisions, this Reg. 94 still requires a L/C as a mandatory payment instrument for export of 13 types of minerals, 7 […]

Geraldine Oh earns spot in ALB’s 40 under 40 Rankings 2018

18 October 2018

We are delighted to announce that Geraldine Oh, Resident Partner of ZICO Law Myanmar, is listed among outstanding young lawyers in this year’s ALB’s 40 Under 40 rankings. Geraldine regularly advises foreign companies on entry and foreign direct investment into Myanmar, recent significant deals include representing the Myanmar parties in a joint-investment agreement worth $1.7 […]

Asialaw 2019 Rankings See Exponential Increase in ZICO Law Performance Across Network

8 October 2018

According to Asialaw Profiles 2019 Rankings, we are delighted to share that ZICO Law has achieved 17 Top Tier rankings, 48 Firm Practice-Area rankings, and 18 Leading Lawyer awards. We are now Highly Ranked in 8 ASEAN countries. This represents an over 13% increase in Top Tier rankings, 45% increase in Firm Practice-Area rankings and […]

Gandhi Memorial ASEAN Debate Competition 2018

1 October 2018

The ZICO Group is proud to announce its support of the Gandhi Memorial ASEAN Debate Competition 2018 (“Competition”). Organised annually by the Gandhi Memorial Trust, Kuala Lumpur every 2 October to commemorate the birthday of India’s national father, Mahatma Gandhi, the Competition (previously the, “Gandhi Memorial Debate Competition”) is the brainchild of former Malaysian Court […]