Alerts

21
April
2020

Myanmar Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Government, Ministerial & Regulatory Update On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation […]

17
April
2020

COVID-19: Protecting Employees and Ensuring Business Continuity in Indonesia

Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) in Indonesia, on 17 […]

16
April
2020

COVID-19: Regulations on Large-Scale Social Restrictions Implemented in Indonesia

On 10 April 2020, the city of Jakarta implemented the Regulations on Large-Scale […]

16
April
2020

Fintech’s virus silver lining

Fintech is the adoption of a digital lifestyle. From electronic wallets, to e-hailing […]

15
April
2020

Vietnam’s Decree 35: Clarifications on Merger Notification Thresholds and Procedures

On 24 March 2020, the Decree No. 35/2020/ND-CP (“Decree 35”) was promulgated by the Government to provide in-depth regulations for the implementation of the current Law on Competition 2018 which has been passed more than a year ago (“Law on Competition”). Decree 35 will come into effect on 15 May 2020 with high expectations to provide businesses with more certainty on applicable thresholds for mandatory merger filing and merger assessment procedure by the regulator.

Law
13
April
2020

Vietnam Issues New Decision 13 To Bolster Solar Power Development

On 6 April 2020, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued decision 13/QD-TTg (“Decision […]

Law
10
April
2020

COVID-19 Update: Extension of MCO and Economic Stimulus Packages

On 10 April 2020, during a special address, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tan Sri […]

9
April
2020

Cambodia | Change of Name and Mandate of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft

The Royal Government of Cambodia officially approved the change of name of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft to the “Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation.”

Law
8
April
2020

Khmer New Year Holiday Cancelled

On 7 April 2020 the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued Notification No.012/20 on the Postponement of 2020 Khmer New Year Holiday.

1
April
2020

Vietnam | Prime Minister’s new directive on COVID-19 prevention and control

On 31 March 2020, Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, issued Directive 16/TT-TTg […]