The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has appointed Michele Park Sonen as head of North-East Asia. She succeeds Seah Lee and will be based in Seoul, where she will oversee SIAC’s activities in South Korea and Japan. Sonen is qualified as an attorney in the US and previously served as law clerk to a federal appeals court judge and a federal district court judge in the US.
Amendment of the Law on Intellectual Property in compliance with the CPTPP
The changes follow ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
New economic substance regulations in the UAE
The rules are a response to the UAE being put on the EU's blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.
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