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New COMESA Merger Control Guidelines published [Japanese Version]

18 November 2014


The COMESA Competition Commission (the CCC) – the regional competition authority for the 19-country Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) – has published new Merger Assessment Guidelines. These address many of the initial problems of...

Indexing corruption in Asia Pacific

5 November 2014


Transparency International (TI) publishes a Bribe Payer's Index (BPI) which provides help to companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region.  The BPI provides critical additional...

Vietnam: New bankruptcy law 2014 [Japanese translation]

30 October 2014


A new bankruptcy law was recently adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam which will replace the bankruptcy law introduced in 2004.  This briefing will outline some of the significant changes that the new law introduces in Vietnam. Key issues A creditor's...

Recent developments in OTC derivatives regulations in Japan

23 October 2014


The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) has recently published a wide range of amendments and proposed amendments to OTC derivatives regulations as regards mandatory clearing, trade reporting and margin requirements, among other things.  This note provides...

Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

21 October 2014


The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...