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February
2021

Singapore makes significant changes to its personal data protection laws

The Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2020, which amends the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA” or the “Act”), will take effect in phases…

Singapore
Communications, Media & Technology, Compliance & Governance, Data Protection
Legal Alert
10
February
2021

Philippine Intellectual Property Office issues Revised Rules on Voluntary Licensing

The Intellectual Property of the Philippines (“IPOPHL”) recently promulgated the Revised Rules and Regulations on Voluntary Licensing (“Rules”). Voluntary licensing covers all contract or...
Philippines
Intellectual Property
Legal Alert
9
February
2021

Philippine Privacy Commission issues Data Sharing Agreement Guidelines

The Philippine National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) has issued new guidelines on data sharing agreements (“NPC Circular No. 2020-03”). This is a welcome news for...
Philippines
Communications, Media & Technology, Data Protection
Legal Alert
9
February
2021

First Virtual Arbitration Hearing Launched at Cambodia’s National Commercial Arbitration Centre

On 3 and 4 December 2020, the National Commercial Arbitration Centre (“NCAC”) launched their first virtual hearing in the Kingdom of Cambodia, allowing parties…

Cambodia
Arbitration
Legal Alert
8
February
2021

Philippine Central Bank Adopts Travel Rule and New Capital Requirement for Virtual Asset Services Providers  

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (“BSP”), in BSP Circular No. 1108 series of 2021 (“New Guidelines”), promulgated new rules regulating Virtual Asset Services Providers…

Philippines
Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Securities Regulation
Legal Alert
4
February
2021

Online Applications Required for Medical Examinations of Cambodian Employees

Updated procedures now require online applications for medical examinations of Cambodian employees. This is pursuant to the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MLVT”)…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
29
January
2021

Changes in Seniority Payments Impacting Factories and Manufacturing Enterprises

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) has issued a Notification (No 003/21) dated 21 January 2021 on seniority payments which significantly impacts…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
25
January
2021

ZICO Insights Law advises Hengyang Petrochemical Logistics on its Proposed Disposal of 85% equity interest in Jiangsu Xinheng Supply Chain Management Services

ZICO Insights Law LLC’s director Dr. Qiu Yang and senior associate Mr. Denzel Chua have recently advised Catalist company Hengyang Petrochemical Logistics Limited’s disposal of its entire equity interest…

Singapore
Corporate
Deal
22
January
2021

Federal Court: Calculation of Liquidated Agreed Damages begins from date of payment of booking fee

In a recent landmark decision by the Federal Court in PJD Regency Sdn Bhd v Tribunal Tuntutan Pembeli Rumah & Anor and other appeals…

Malaysia
Real Estate
Legal Alert
13
January
2021

COVID-19: MCO and CMCO reintroduced until 26 January 2021

On 11 January 2021, the Prime Minister of Malaysia announced the reintroduction of the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) beginning from 12.01am Wednesday, 13 January 2021 until 26…

Malaysia
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