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March 17, 2016
It is sometimes said that the chief skill of a football manager is to pick to which team he should lend his magic at any one time. Much the same might be said of central bankers and their policy initiatives ...
March 10, 2016
New regulations on food safety inspection, stock market actions and offshore direct investment affect the way of doing business in Vietnam. This edition also looks at how the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act affects international banking and local accounts of Americans.
March 1, 2016
Indonesia released its tenth economic policy package on February 12, 2016, with a focus on boosting foreign direct investment and protecting small and medium enterprises and cooperatives.
January 8, 2016
Vietnam's National Assembly recently passed new laws which affect investments, real estate, employment, use of internet resources and sanctions on administrative violations.
January 8, 2016
Updates on the possibility of a Value Added Tax, the new PPP Law and other developments which companies doing business in the UAE should know
January 8, 2016
China removes "profit" restriction and allows Sino-foreign cooperation in educational institutions effective 1 June 2016.
November 27, 2015
The Board of Investment Promotion has established additional incentives for SMEs investing in SEZs to encourage investments in the border areas of Thailand.
November 4, 2015
Thailand approved a fiscal stimulus package to boost the SMEs and revive the real estate markets. The decree reducing the transfer fee for the sale of real property and the mortgage registration fee took effect on 29 October 2015.
October 22, 2015
The TPP will impact goods access and other aspects of Canadian businesses.
October 8, 2015
The Chinese government revised existing rules to attract more foreign investments in real estate.
September 29, 2015
The Tanzanian Government is in the process of a radical overhaul of regulations governing the energy and extractive sector.
September 29, 2015
Tanzania's proposed Petroleum Act 2015 introduces key changes to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Act 1980 and the Petroleum Act 2008.
September 1, 2015
In their overview of offshore mutual fund regulation in Taiwan, Dr George Lin and Ross Darrell Feingold of Lin & Partners discuss recent developments in the market, divulge how to obtain registration approval and explain the measures they feel will enhance the attractiveness of Taiwan as a market for offshore fund products.
September 1, 2015
A new decree has been issued in Dubai regulating fundraising in the Emirate of Dubai (Dubai Decree No. 9 of 2015). In summary, the law states that approval must be sought from the Dubai Islamic Affairs ...
August 17, 2015
We highlight the changes which the new UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No.2 of 2015) introduces.