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By Jon Cowley, Anne H.Y. Peng, Frank Pan, Di Wu
The Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") of the People's Republic of China ("China") published the draft Export Control Law ("ECL") for public comments via a circular on 16 June 2017.
By Brian Chia, Sue Wan Wong, Serene Kan
On 28 September 2017, Bank Negara Malaysia (i.e. the Central Bank of Malaysia) ("BNM") has issued an exposure draft of the Outsourcing Guidelines ("Exposure Draft") to obtain public...
By Anne-Catherine Hahn, Christoph Kurth
As previously reported (link), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a 2016 decision (1B_85/2016) took a rather narrow approach to the scope of legal privilege in connection ...
By Michael Huertas
With the New Year, the European Central Bank has published an updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the ECB's role in supervising Eurozone banks.
By Roberto Cursano, Riccardo Ovidi, Giampaolo Austa
On November 15, 2017, the Italian Parliament approved a new law extending to the private sector the protection of employees who report unlawful behaviors of which they became ...
By Ross L. Denton
On 22 December 2017, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously voted to imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its intercontinental ballistic missile test in November.
By Karyn Koiffman, Beatriz Ponzoni, Liliana Coutinho
On November 29, 2017, in his speech at the 34th International Conference on the FCPA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area ...
By Julia Kaufmann, Jan-Philipp Guenther
Under the European General Data Protection Regulation many companies will be required to appoint a Data Protection Officer.
By Michael Huertas, Manuel Lorenz
Reported valuations of cryptocurrencies and digital assets are on the rise. Interest from professional and retail market participants alike are pushing cryptocurrency out of the fringes of financial markets...
By Monica R. Kurnatowska
The financial services sector may be holding back its year 1 gender pay gap data for good reason, but collection of year 2 data is only just around the corner.
By Nicolai Behr
Various Claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC is an important decision about how and when an employer can be liable to its employees for data protection law breaches caused by a rogue employee.
By Andre Gan, Lydia Kong
On 28 December 2017, the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") upheld the Malaysian Competition Commission's ("MyCC")...
By Kerry B. Contini, Eunkyung Kim Shin
On December 20, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order ("Order") 13818 titled "Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuses or Corruption".
By Michael Huertas, Manuel Lorenz
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) come in different sizes and forms. They also offer different risk exposures to different business models across different jurisdictions and their legal systems.
By Nick Roberts
The political and economic boycott of Qatar, which began on 5 June 2017 when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar ...