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30
July
2021

Launching of the National Policy on Good Regulatory Practice (NPGRP)

On 30 July 2021, the Chief Secretary to the Government officiated the launching of the National Policy on Good Regulatory Practice (“NPGRP”) issued pursuant…

Malaysia
Compliance & Governance, Governance Advisory and Engagement, Law Reform, Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
30
July
2021

Philippine Central Bank Adopts Open Finance Framework; Permits Consent-Driven Data Portability among Financial Institutions and Third Parties

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (“BSP”), in BSP Circular No. 1122 series of 2021, approved the adoption of an Open Finance Framework (the “Framework”)…

Philippines
Banking & Finance
Legal Alert
29
July
2021

Philippine SEC Releases Draft Guidelines for Arbitration of Intra-Corporate Disputes

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has released the draft guidelines on arbitration of intra-corporate disputes for corporations (“Draft Guidelines”) for a round…

Philippines
Arbitration, Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Legal Alert
14
July
2021

Procedure of Certifying and Recordal the Letter of Exclusive Rights on the Use of Mark

On 25 June 2021, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued a new Prakas No. 0117 on “Procedure of Certifying and Recordal the Letter of…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
Legal Alert
8
July
2021

COVID-19: Emergency Implementation of Limitations on Community Activities Imposed in Java and Bali

Following the recent alarming surge of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia, the Indonesian Government took an immediate step in suppressing the numbers and attempting to…

Indonesia
COVID-19
Legal Alert
22
June
2021

Loan Moratorium – The Legal Perspectives

1. BACKGROUND – MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) AND ITS EFFECTS ON LOANS Thou canst not fly high with borrowed Wings. Proverb – Thomas Fuller,…

Malaysia
Article
10
June
2021

Decree 21/2021 Regulating Implementation of the Civil Code on Security for the Performance of Obligations

On 19 March 2021, the Government issued Decree No. 21/2021/ND-CP guiding the implementation of the Civil Code on security for the performance of obligations (“Decree 21”). Decree 21 came into force on 15 May 2021 and replaced Decree No. 163/2006/ND-CP (“Decree 163”).

Vietnam
Regulatory Compliance
Legal Alert
10
June
2021

Alert from the Ministry to E-Commerce Operators to apply for E-Commerce Permit or License

On 26 May 2021, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) has issued a Notification (No. 1143) calling on e-commerce operators to apply for the required E-commerce permit or license at the Business Registration Department of the MOC.

Cambodia
E-commerce
Legal Alert
8
June
2021

Commercial Arbitration in Cambodia: The New NCAC Rules 2021 Are Out Now

On 28 March 2021, the National Commercial Arbitration Centre (“NCAC”) adopted a new set of procedural rules (“NCAC Rules 2021”). The NCAC Rules 2021…

Cambodia
Arbitration
Legal Alert
7
June
2021

Labuan Tax Changes in Substance Requirements

Labuan tax rules have seen substantial changes since the coming into force of the amendments to the Labuan Business Activity Tax Act 1990 (LBATA)…

Malaysia
Tax
Legal Alert
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