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March 23, 2016
Fed chairman Janet Yellen’s dovish comments after the Fed’s FOMC meeting persuaded the market that we can expect only two US rate hikes this year ...
March 17, 2016
The legal landscape for doing business in Iran has changed significantly in the past seven months ...
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.
February 3, 2016
Last week's update suggested that the standard explanations for the current financial volatility seem misdirected. This week's lays out the mechanics of an alternative ...
February 3, 2016
It's common to hear that the most dangerous words in economics are 'it's different this time'. But 'it's just the same as last time' ...
January 20, 2016
Indonesia issued Government Regulation No. 103 of 2015 regarding the Ownership of Homes or Residences by Foreigners Residing in Indonesia ...
January 19, 2016
Managing Director and Head, Group Legal and Secretariat at DBS Bank Sue Lynn Koo discusses her career trajectory, the importance of out-of-the-box thinking and how technology is both a blessing and a curse for her role. She also gives advice to external counsel she wishes she'd heard when she was one, and reveals the best advice she's ever been given.
January 13, 2016
Financial Ombudsman Schemes are not novel in countries such as Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Singapore. On October 29, 2015, the Central Bank of Malaysia...
January 12, 2016
A company can finance its projects either from internal or external sources. External financing normally involves a third party loan or corporate bonds or issuance of ordinary shares. Preference shares are rarely used in Vietnam....
October 22, 2015
The article discusses the main tax proposals contained in the 2015 which are specifically relevant to the corporate sector.
October 22, 2015
The Budget 2015 contains several significant proposals to amend the Income Tax Act while also providing updates on previously announced tax measures and polices. Here are some highlights.
September 16, 2015
Analysis of the revocation of a company's drug patent and other key court rulings and updates on corporate and commercial matters
September 16, 2015
Insights into the new Commercial Companies Law and relevant corporate updates which can help companies conduct business in the UAE, particularly in Dubai
September 1, 2015
On June 25, 2015 the State Bank of Vietnam promulgated Circular No. 07/2015/TT-NHNN on bank guarantees, effective as of August 9, 2015 (Circular 07), to replace Circular No. 28/2012/TT-NHNN dated October 3, 2012 ...