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Is it likely for the Court to order one of the parents in a child relocation application to pay security for costs?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 5 minutesIntroduction An order for security for costs requires a Plaintiff to pay into the Court an amount of money that the Court considers appropriate for the Defendant’s costs of the proceedings. Whilst it is common for a party to take out an application for security for costs in civil proceedings (such as shareholder disputes), it […]

Feature with Lam Chee Kin, Managing Director & Head of Legal & Compliance of DBS Bank
Features,Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 4 minutes“It is and will always be about great decision making, and the legal analysis is only one facet of very complex intertwined issues.”  Lam Chee Kin is the Managing Director and Head of the Legal and Compliance Team at the DBS Bank. Considered one of the frontrunners in the legal and financial technology spaces, Chee […]

Myanmar Legal Update: Oil & Gas Blocks Tender 2019 – The new Draft Petroleum Law and Revised PSC
Business,Environment,Legal Updates,Myanmar,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn early 2019, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (“MOEE”) announced that it would soon be calling a new round of international tenders for 18 onshore and 15 offshore oil and gas blocks expected to take place in early 2019. The tender round was subsequently delayed and is now anticipated to occur in Q3 or […]

Myanmar Tax Update: Significant Changes Under the New Tax Administration Law
Legal Updates,Myanmar

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn 7 June 2019, the Union Parliament (“Pyidaungsu Hluttaw”) enacted Law No. 20 otherwise known as the Tax Administration Law (“TAL”). This TAL is one of the major pieces of tax legislation being introduced in Myanmar as part of the Internal Revenue Department’s (“IRD”) tax reform program. This Law aims to modernize and provide guidance […]

Legal Fees Mysteries– Top Tips For Legal Fees
Features

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn our “Legal Fees Mysteries” series, learn more about how and whether you are being charged fairly for your legal fees. Getting a quote from a lawyer before committing to their services and fees is easy with Asia Law Network’s Request A Quote service. Not sure if you need to hire a lawyer? Get preliminary […]

Lawyer Feature: Pham Duy Khuong of ASL Law
Features,Lawyer Features,Regional Law,Vietnam

Reading Time: 4 minutesJointly organised by Asia Law Network together with the Law Society of Singapore, the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association and our Australian Counterparts, AlphaCreates and ASEAN Legal Tech Association, the Insider Guide to Legal in Singapore saw Anthony as one of the delegates who came by Singapore for the event. One of the event’s foreign delegates was lawyer […]

Cambodia Tax Update: VAT Update – Zero-rated Supplies
Business,Taxation

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs a general rule the Cambodia tax regulations contemplate Value Added Tax (VAT) being charged at zero percent (“zero-rated”) for services invoiced by a Cambodian taxpayer that are deemed to be performed outside of Cambodia (“exported services”). The uncertainty facing taxpayers in Cambodia centers upon what constitutes an exported service and what evidence do they […]

What marketers and business owners should know about the Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)?
Data Protection,Regional Law,Thailand

Reading Time: 5 minutesThailand has adopted the principals of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) legislation was approved and published in the Royal Gazette on May 27, 2019. A one-year grace period has been given, while the committee and office are being formed, so there is only a short time to […]

What is the objective of Military Law? (Part 2 of 2)
Military Law,Personal

Reading Time: 8 minutesMilitary Law in Singapore is unique due to its separate legal system and jurisdiction. To most, “Military Justice” (or “Military Law”) is simply a body of law and system of rules which only applies to military personnel. Being a nation known for its mandatory conscription (National Service), many of us have probably heard the military-related […]

Myanmar Legal Update: Foreign Companies Allowed to Export Certain Local Products
Business,Business Advice,Myanmar,Regional Law

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn 6 June 2019, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued Notification No.24/2019 (the “Notification”) that allows foreign companies to export certain local products by exercising powers under Section 13 (b) of the Export and Import Law. In order to raise the quality of Myanmar exports, boost international demand for local goods and raise earnings for […]

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Myanmar Legal Update: Deployment of Employees in Myanmar

Reading Time: 2 minutesEmployment law in Myanmar is still a work in progress. Rather than a single labour code, a patchwork of labour legislation covers different aspects of the employment relationship. Currently, the rules and regulations regarding foreign workers are regularly changing and requirements by the authorities may vary from application to application. We understand that the Ministry […]

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Myanmar Legal Update: Deployment of Employees in Myanmar

Reading Time: 2 minutesEmployment law in Myanmar is still a work in progress. Rather than a single labour code, a patchwork of labour legislation covers different aspects of the employment relationship. Currently, the rules and regulations regarding foreign workers are regularly changing and requirements by the authorities may vary from application to application. We understand that the Ministry […]

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