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August
2016

Construction Materials Trade Now Opened to Local-foreign Joint Ventures

The Ministry of Commerce recently announced an easing of unofficial foreign trade restrictions as they relate to onshore trade with certain construction materials for…

Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
2
August
2016

Migration to No-Par Value Regime

When the new Companies Bill 2015 (the “Bill”) comes into effect, it will abolish the concept of par or nominal value of shares that…

Malaysia
Capital Markets
Legal Alert
26
July
2016

Amendments to Trademark Act Bring Greater Efficiency

In Thailand, new amendments to the country’s trademark system will bring greater efficiency to trademark owners when registering their trademark rights. Taking effect on…

Thailand
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
28
June
2016

Companies Bill 2015: Making the Transition

New Companies Regime: Making the Transition The Companies Bill 2015 (“the Bill”) was passed in both houses of Parliament in April 2016 and is…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
25
May
2016

New Resolution on Improving Business Environment and National Competitiveness in 2016-2017

On 30 March 2015, an update was issued on the key duties and solutions for improving business environment and national competitiveness in 2015 and…

Vietnam
Competition and Anti-Trust
Legal Alert
6
April
2016

Major reform as new Companies Bill 2015 passed

The Companies Bill 2015 (“the Bill”) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) on 4 April 2016.  When it comes into effect,…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
19
February
2016

Wither Dependent Claims

WITHER DEPENDENT CLAIMS: RECENT FEDERAL COURT DECISION AFFECTS PATENT DRAFTING AND PRACTICE IN MALAYSIA The recent decision of the Federal Court of Malaysia in…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
21
December
2015

Company Online Registration

On 7 December 2015, the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce (MoC) launched its Online Business Registration service. The new system is intended to allow companies,…

Cambodia
Corporate
Legal Alert
27
November
2015

Companies fail to notify DICA within deadline

In our client news alert on 1 September 2015, we had reported that the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration of Myanmar (“DICA”) published…

Myanmar
Corporate
Legal Alert
15
October
2015

“Defining the rules of the Road”

On October 5, 2015, the largest pact governing international commerce was reached between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries, encompassing 40% of…

Malaysia
Corporate
Legal Alert
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