|Berwin Leighton Paisner has strengthened its corporate capability with the appointment of corporate partner Ken Cheung to its Singapore office. Cheung is currently a partner with Singapore-based law firm Watson, Farley and Williams where he is head of the firm’s corporate practice in Asia. He has more than 16 years experience working in Asia and specialises in corporate and commercial transactions, M&As, disposals and corporate restructuring, with a focus on the transport, energy and media sectors. He has strong regional expertise, particularly in Indonesia and Malaysia, and has led a number of high profile transactions in the renewable energy sector.|
New Decree on special preferential import/export tariffs under the CPTPP
Plus recent Vietnam updates on insurance, public investment and minimum wages.
SCA issues guidelines for financial institutions on anti-money laundering
The advent of AML and ATF guidance is a welcome step for businesses in the UAE.
Update on Stamp Duty regulating electronic transactions
A new notification requires parties who enter certain electronic transactions to pay stamp duty in cash.