Results 1-10 of 39
30 August 2017
The Philippines has always had privacy laws – from fundamental pronouncements in the Constitution, to specific protections for bank accounts, private conversations and privileged communications. But it was only in 2012 that a general privacy statute on personal...
7 August 2017
使用科技以提供、增强或者“扰乱”金融服务正在改变 着这个行业。无论是正在升级现有金融服务的传统金融 机构，还是正在开发创新产品的新兴企业，或者是正在 考虑当前监管体制是否适宜的主管部门或行业协会，这 份综述将会帮助您在亚太地区复杂的金融科技产品监管 框架中找到方向。
Failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion: The new extra-territorial UK criminal offence and its impact on Asian financial institutions
26 June 2017
The UK has enacted a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion by employees and other associated persons. It is highly extra-territorial, applies to financial institutions and other businesses worldwide, and can apply...
16 June 2017
The use of technology to deliver, enhance or “disrupt” financial services is transforming the sector. Whether you are an established institution upgrading the existing financial services that you offer, a new entrant launching a groundbreaking product,...
29 May 2017
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised one of Thailand's largest solar independent power producers, BCPG Public Company Limited, on its approximately US$28.5 million investment into a wind power project in the Philippines through an indirect...
21 February 2017
Transparency International published its 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) on 27 January 2017, showing a mixed picture for countries in Asia Pacific, with several countries dropping drastically in their rankings from 2015, while others demonstrating marked...
25 January 2017
Dispute resolution clauses providing for arbitration but giving one party the exclusive right to elect to refer a particular dispute to litigation before the courts – also known as “unilateral option clauses” – have remained a common feature...
6 September 2016
China’s one belt one road (OBOR) initiative unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, aims to restore the country’s old land and sea trade routes and to boost economic connectivity between Asia, Europe and Africa. It covers 65 countries and six economic...
27 July 2016
Key points of interest include the following: Merger control in China has remained steady – 93 cases were reviewed in Q2 2016 with all being unconditionally cleared, which is very similar to last year. A trend towards longer case acceptance periods caused...
2 June 2016
Since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis corporate defaults have increased steadily, and law firms have reported an uptick in insolvency and restructuring work in the past few years. To establish Singapore as a leading centre for international debt restructuring,...