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August
2022

Philippine Financial Products and Services Consumer Protection Act Signed into Law

On 6 May 2022, Republic Act No. 11765, otherwise known as the Philippine Financial Products and Services Consumer Protection Act (“FCPA”), was signed into…

Philippines
Banking & Finance, Fintech
Legal Alert
1
August
2022

Philippines issues 12th Foreign Investment Negative List

The 1987 Philippine Constitution reserves certain investment areas to Filipino citizens. In consonance, the Foreign Investments Act of 1991 (“FIA”) was enacted to promote…

Philippines
Corporate, Foreign Direct Investment
Legal Alert
8
July
2022

Further Exemptions under Myanmar’s Foreign Currency Conversion Requirements

On 3 April 2022, the Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) issued Notification No. 12/2022, instructing all banks holding Authorised Dealer Licenses (“AD Banks”) to…

Myanmar
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
23
June
2022

Update on Central Bank of Myanmar’s Foreign Currency Conversion Requirements

On 3 April 2022, the Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) issued Notification No. 12/2022, instructing all banks holding Authorised Dealer Licenses (“AD Banks”) to…

Myanmar
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
6
June
2022

Requirements under Mandatory Labelling for Pre-packaged food

All prepackaged food requires a food label that displays certain mandatory information. Following on from our Client Alert on labelling requirements for pre-package food,…

Myanmar
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
6
June
2022

Overview of the Legal requirements for Labelling of Pre-packaged Food

The requirement for food labelling is important as it provides the consumer with information concerning quality, safety and health of foods to allow them…

Myanmar
Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
6
June
2022

Thailand’s Attempt at Regulating Digital Platforms

Digital platforms are currently playing important roles in bringing convenience to people in Thailand, especially, playing roles as online marketplaces, food delivery service providers…

Thailand
Communications, Media & Technology
Article
30
May
2022

Regulation on Dual Class Shares with Multiple Voting Rights Issued to Boost Tech IPO

Over the past decades, Indonesia as one of the largest economies in Southeast Asia has experienced rapid growth in the start-up ecosystem. The Head…

Indonesia
Capital Markets, Corporate, Fintech
Legal Alert
17
May
2022

Amendments to Philippine Public Service Act Passed

On 2 March 2022, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the amendments to the 85-year old Public Service Act (“PSA”). The amended PSA constitutes…

Philippines
Public Law
Legal Alert
17
May
2022

Development of biomass WTE facilities sought in new Philippine Policy

The Philippine Department of Energy (“DOE”) released a new policy program that seeks to enhance the development of biomass waste-to-energy (“WTE”) facilities in the…

Philippines
Power and Renewable Energy
Legal Alert
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