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12
September
2019

Third Cambodian Product Receives PGI Status from the EU

Cambodia is making further strides in having its unique products obtain international Geographical Indication (“GI”) status. The Ministry of Commerce Cambodia (“MOC”) is engaging…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
12
September
2019

Myanmar Implementing Integrated Tax Administration System

Tax administration is an important part of every country’s tax reform system. With an aim to modernising the tax administration system and providing guidance…

Myanmar
Tax
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

Philippine SEC Targets to Release ICO Rules This Year

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) intends to issue the guidelines for initial coin offerings (“ICO”) by the end of this year as…

Philippines
Communications, Media & Technology, Fintech, Payments
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

Power Supply Agreements Required to Undergo Competitive Bidding

In relation to the matter on Competitive Selection Process (“CSP”) on generating power supply, the Supreme Court in their special En Banc session on…

Philippines
Power and Renewable Energy, Projects, Infrastructure & Utilities
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

Legalisation of Casinos under the new Gambling Law 2019

The gambling landscape in Myanmar has finally been legalised with the introduction of the Gambling Law 2019 (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No.13/2019) (“the Law”). Illegal…

Myanmar
Law Reform, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

New Regulatory Framework for Commercial Banks

Introduction The Lao National Assembly adopted a resolution approving the Amended Law on Commercial Bank No. 56/NA (“Amended Law on Commercial Bank”) on 7…

Laos
Banking & Finance, Banking Regulatory & Compliance, Law Reform, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
12
September
2019

Draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships to replace Law on Concessions

On June 19, 2019, the Ministry of Economy and Finance held a consultation workshop on the Draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships (“Draft Law”). The…

Cambodia
Governance Advisory and Engagement, Law Reform, Regulatory Reform
Legal Alert
6
September
2019

The Return of the Dependent Claims and Patents Act: A New Hope

The Return of the Dependent Claims and Patents Act: A New Hope “You must unlearn what you have learned” – Yoda, The Empire Strikes…

Malaysia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
7
August
2019

Legal stability required for condotel investment

In recent years the concept of “condotel” has dominated the real estate market in Vietnam and generated a wave of interest in this type…

Vietnam
Real Estate
Article
2
August
2019

Departure Levy Act 2019 Comes into Force

This alert is for general information only and is not a substitute for legal advice.

Malaysia
Aviation, Projects, Infrastructure & Utilities
Legal Alert
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