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February
2020

Recent Labuan Tax Changes

Recent changes to the Labuan tax laws have seen new regulations introduced to enhance the reputation and credibility of the tax regime in Labuan….

Malaysia
Tax
Legal Alert
26
February
2020

Bank Negara Malaysia’s New Anti-Money Laundering Policy Documents Increase and Clarify Compliance Obligations for Non-Financial Institutions

Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) is the designated competent authority and regulator under the Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing Act and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities…

Malaysia
Banking & Finance, Banking Regulatory & Compliance, Corporate Banking
Legal Alert
26
February
2020

Cambodia announces Intellectual Property Declaration on the Procedure on Recordal of License and Franchise Agreement

On 13 January 2020, the Department of Intellectual Property Right under the Ministry of Commerce (“MoC”) issued a Prakas on the procedure of Recordal…

Indonesia
Intellectual Property
Legal Alert
26
February
2020

Constitutional Court’s Interpretation on the Execution of Fiducia Security

Just before the end of 2019, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (the “Constitutional Court”) rendered a decision with regard to the application for judicial review…

Indonesia
Asset Financing, Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
26
February
2020

Introduction to the Electronically Integrated Land Mortgage Services

On 21 June 2019, the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency of the Republic of Indonesia (Kementerian Agraria…

Indonesia
Asset Financing, Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
21
February
2020

Trademarks Act 2019: Important Changes To Trademark Filings In Malaysia

The Trademarks Act 2019 came into force on 27 December 2019. In this alert, we will highlight some of the new features and changes…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property, Trademark
IP Alert
5
February
2020

Philippine Central Bank passes Shari’ah Governance Framework

On 13 December 2019, the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (“BSP”) approved the Shari’ah Governance Framework (“SGF”), which it codified in…

Philippines
Islamic Finance, Islamic Financial Services, Shariah Advisory/Audit, Shariah Compliance & Governance
Legal Alert
5
February
2020

Philippine Government Relaxes Rules on REITs, New REIT Listings Expected Soon

Almost 11 years after the enactment of the Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) Act (Republic Act No. 9856), the Philippines is now expecting the…

Philippines
Capital Markets, Real Estate Investment Trust
Legal Alert
5
February
2020

ZICO Insights Law advises AVIC Maritime Holdings Limited on Disposal of Assets

ZICO Insights Law LLC, advised AVIC International Maritime Holdings Limited (“AIMHL”), an SGX-ST Catalist Board listed company which provides integrated solutions in the marine…

Singapore
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Legal Alert
28
January
2020

Variable Capital Companies: Singapore introduces an alternative vehicle for fund management

The Variable Capital Company Act (“VCC Act”) is an extensive legislation administered by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (“ACRA”) and came into operation…

Singapore
Banking & Finance, Corporate, Corporate Banking, Foreign Direct Investment, Funds, Private Equity, Venture Capital
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