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15
November
2019

Central Bank of Myanmar Issues New Round of Foreign Bank Licensing

The Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) has on 7 November 2019 announced a third round of foreign bank licensing to be granted to foreign…

Myanmar
Banking & Finance, Banking Regulatory & Compliance
Legal Alert
11
November
2019

The Curious Case of Redeemable Preference Shares

On 28 September 2019, the Companies (Amendment) Act 2019 (“the Amendment Act”) which amends certain provisions of the Companies Act 2016 (“CA”), was gazetted….

Malaysia
Commercial, Competition and Anti-Trust
Legal Alert
30
September
2019

Malaysia: Accession to Madrid Protocol

Malaysia had, on 27 September 2019, deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This paves…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property, Trademark
IP Alert
30
September
2019

REMINDER – Deadline of Applications for Extension of Work Permits Fast Approaching

All current work permits for foreigners need to be renewed (before 30 November 2019) Notification No. 028/18/K.B/S.Ch.N.M.H issued by the Ministry of Labor and…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services, Immigration
Legal Alert
17
September
2019

Malaysia’s potential as the fintech hub for the ASEAN region

The Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (“MDEC”) recently announced that Malaysia has the potential to become a digital hub for ASEAN as Malaysia…

Malaysia
Communications, Media & Technology, Fintech, Law Reform, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
17
September
2019

New Law (Sap-Ing-Sith) on the Transferable Right to Utilise Immovable Property

The new Sap-Ing-Sith Act enacted on Royal Thai Government Gazette on 30 April 2019 will be effective on this 27 October 2019 with regulatory…

Thailand
Conyevancing, Real Estate
Legal Alert
17
September
2019

Key Takeaways from ZICO Law M&A Roundtable

Risks and uncertainties arising from events such as the Trade War and Brexit continue to grip the world with a mix of foreboding and…

ASEAN
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Legal Alert
16
September
2019

Mandatory Use of E-Court for Certain Districts in Indonesia

Electronic case administration (“E-Court”) is a series of electronic system process for submitting claims / requests, responses, counter pleas, rejoinder, conclusion including administrative management,…

Indonesia
Law Reform
Legal Alert
16
September
2019

Technical Regulation for Mandatory Beneficial Owners Identification and Report Issued

Following the enactment of Presidential Regulation no. 13 year 2018 concerning Implementation of the Principle of Knowing Beneficial Owner of Corporations related to the…

Indonesia
Corporate
Legal Alert
13
September
2019

Benefits and challenges for import and export industry from the adoption of FTAs in Vietnam

Vietnam is currently a member country of new-generation free-trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and EU-Vietnam Free…

Vietnam
Corporate, Foreign Direct Investment, Tax
Legal Alert
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