Doing business in Iran
Distinguishing between primary and secondary US sanctions as well as revealing who will benefit most from opportunities in Iran, Thomas Wigley, Martin Amison and Sallie Bowtell of Trowers & Hamlins disclose how to work your way through the laws surrounding Iranian trade.
Internet law: Analysis of provisions on the administration of network publishing services
JunHe Partner Hongbin Zhang delves into issues regarding China’s provisions to its network publishing services.
A journey along the Silk Road
Having worked in New Zealand, the UAE and now China, Clyde & Co Partner Richard Bell compares the three, reflects on his years in private practice and tells us why life in-house has never really tempted him.
What Brexit might mean for the In-House Community
Aided by thoughts from lawyers throughout Asia and Australia, we delve into what Brexit may mean for In-House Community members, giving insight on employment, taxation, insurance, finance, investment and more.
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Foreign Banks Allowed to Operate in Myanmar
After more than 50 years of banning, the Central Bank of Myanmar has issued the first final licenses allowing four foreign banks to operate in Myanmar.
Tanzanian Draft National Energy Policy of 2015
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Mineral Rights Available in Tanzania
Overview of the mineral rights available in Tanzania, with specific focus on the various categories of mineral rights
The Legal Framework of the Aviation Sector in Tanzania
As attention turns to Tanzania’s trade and energy opportunities, the spotlight has fallen upon the nation’s infrastructure. This update focuses on the capabilities and issues of the Tanzanian aviation sector.
Oil price volatility - Offshore oil storage
Are there any legal concerns with tankers being used for floating storage?
Oil price volatility - risks and opportunities in 2015
While many companies can weather the oil price slide and volatility, some industry players face a real risk of insolvency.
India: Union Budget 2015
A bullet-point overview of changes in Direct Tax, Indirect Tax and Goods and Service Tax in India in light of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s first full-year Budget…
Prohibition against transfer of personal data outside Hong Kong
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside Hong Kong, except in circumstances specified in the PDPO.
Security of payment under FIDIC contracts: more secure, for now
The High Court of Singapore recently handed down an important judgment in relation to the enforceability of Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) decisions under the FIDIC forms of contract.
Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill passed as Ordinance in India
The long-awaited Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill has become a provisional law in India. The Bill amends the Insurance Act (1938), the General Insurance Business (Naturalisation) Act (1972), and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Act (1999).
SICC: now open for business
On Monday 5 January 2015, the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") was officially opened...
Myanmar insurance update
Clyde & Co partner Michael Horn recently visited Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon and reports on the current state of the insurance market...
Launch of the online mining cadastre transactional portal
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Restrictions imposed on holders of mineral rights
This briefing looks at some of the restrictions imposed on holders of mineral rights in Tanzania by the Mining Act 2010
Draft local content policy for the oil & gas industry in Tanzania
The first draft of the long-awaited local content policy for the oil & gas industry in Tanzania has now been published by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals ...
Tanzania: Revocation of mining licences
The Tanzanian government recently announced the cancellation of a total of 174 mining licences. This mining update examines the key continuing obligations imposed by the Mining Act upon mining licence holders.
Mining Development Agreements
In this month’s mining brieﬁng we look at Mining Development Agreements (MDAs) and the role that they play in the mining sector in Tanzania.
The Tanzanian railway system: current legal framework
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When disaster strikes – seven lessons in handling a cyber attack
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The Law on Cybersecurity and its effects on enterprises in Vietnam
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Is blockchain the answer?
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Creating an effective fintech IP strategy
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Significant precedents from the DIFC courts
Afridi & Angell successfully defended an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtained a document production order.