We have summarised current legal trends and changes to regulations affecting brands around the world to help you prepare you for the future of brand protection.
May 17, 2018
European organisations have been preparing for some time to comply with the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all organisations in the EU.
May 16, 2018
On 1 March, 2018, the Administrative Measures for Outbound Investment by Enterprises (NDRC Order No. 11) were formally implemented, which sets out detailed requirements for approval and filing of outbound investment projects by domestically-funded enterprises.
May 08, 2018
For perhaps the first time in a while a Victorian government finds itself in a comfortable financial position, having to make some compromises, but overall being able to deliver a package that well suits the Government’s policy platform and the needs of the State.
May 01, 2018
The recent decision by Unilever to relocate its new unified headquarters to the Netherlands has indicated how far governments are going to attract multinationals to their country.
April 27, 2018
We consider whether smart city strategies are a route to economic, social and environmental sustainability, and review some of the new players and products in infrastructure financing around the world.
In this the fifteenth edition of Cultivate we focus on the growing field of Sustainable Agriculture.
April 26, 2018
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo recently issued a regulation requiring corporations to disclose information on their beneficial owners.
April 10, 2018
The Australian economy is continuing to feel the effects of two important dynamics – the steady march of globalisation and digital disruption.
April 05, 2018
The Australian Government’s proposed whistleblowing laws are one step closer to becoming reality, with the Senate Economics Legislation Committee (the Committee) recommending that the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers) Bill 2017 (the Bill) be passed, despite numerous stakeholders expressing concern about aspects of the Bill. For more details of the Bill’s contents, refer to our December update.
April 03, 2018