On 19 March 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed the Criminal Justice Reform Bill (the Criminal Justice Bill), which introduced sweeping changes to Singapore’s criminal justice framework.
March 16, 2018
China’s new Anti-Unfair Competition Law (the New Law) was promulgated by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on November 4, 2017 and will take effect from January 1, 2018, by which date the current version of the law promulgated back in 1993 will cease to be effective.
In November 2017, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a potentially significant change to how it will evaluate and reward corporate cooperation and self-disclosure in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases.
In this issue of Insights, we speak with Etelka Bogardi, our new financial services regulatory partner based in Hong Kong, who joined us from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
Following its amendment in late 2017 through Regulation No. 49 (see our update here), Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) Regulation No. 10 of 2017 on Power Purchase Agreement Principles (PPA Regulation) has now been amended by Regulation No. 10 of 2018, which came into effect on 13 February 2018 (Regulation 10/2018).
March 15, 2018
Traditional labour law is facing new challenges with the upcoming availability of flexible employment platforms (e.g. Uber/Takeaway/Deliveroo/Helpling). Society demands flexible working hours, flexible contracts and most employees are now - or in the near future - required to constantly review their skills to remain employed.
March 12, 2018
On 23 February 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange published the Consultation Paper on the Proposed New Listing Regime for Companies from Emerging and Innovative Sectors.
March 08, 2018
March 07, 2018
This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry, from the way energy is traded and distributed, to the way the market is regulated and how business relationships grow.
The role of electricity storage within global markets is being explored. Many markets are at a cross-roads brought about by the convergence of innovation, digitisation, reducing technology costs, increased penetrations of intermittent renewable generation and accompanying regulatory change.
February 21, 2018
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