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Holman Webb
Discussion about the draft Bill, set to deal with facial recognition software, which has now been presented here in Australia.
Ikigai Law
Bangladesh is home to 87 million internet subscribers, accounting for approximately 53% of its entire population.
DLA Piper
China's authorities have published a much-anticipated brand new directive on internet content regulation and governance, which will come into force on 1 March 2020.
Jones Day
The Situation: Authorities in China have cracked down on privately developed cryptocurrency, yet have heavily invested in and encouraged the development of other blockchain applications and services.
The China National Intellectual Property Administratio (CNIPA) has updated its examination guidelines to include a specific section on how the office is likely to assess patent applications
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
With the coming into effect of the new PRC Encryption Law on January 1, China is moving steadily to develop and implement an encryption regime that protects core state security interests
DLA Piper
The new PRC Encryption Law will come into force on 1 January 2020. It will bring fundamental changes to the sale, import and use of encryption technologies in China by foreign and domestic ...
Compliance can be both an obligation and a privilege. Obligation means the basic requirements that have to be met, any shortcomings in which may subject you to punishment.
AFD China
Comprehensive strength, innovation - as well as technological maturity of enterprises - were major factors for the evaluation.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
On June 13, 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China released a draft of the Administrative Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-border Data Transfer of Personal Information for public comment.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
On May 28, 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China (the "CAC") issued Draft Administrative Measures for Data Security (the "Draft") for public comment.
Jones Day
In the two years since China enacted the Cybersecurity Law, which granted authorities broad powers to monitor and investigate activities falling under its purview, authorities have increasingly penalized violators ...
Dezan Shira & Associates
The adoption of automated technology – like robotics and artificial intelligence – in the industrial sector is well established.
STA Law Firm
The new law which will go into effect on January 1, 2020 aims to regulate the use of crypto-technology by individual citizens, businesses and even the government
DeHeng Law Offices
一款人工智能"换脸"APP 引发全社会的关注
DeHeng Law Offices
Foley & Lardner
The New York Times reported that "A state-issued e-currency would help China's government know more — much, much more — about how its citizens spend their money, giving it sweeping new powers...
Mayer Brown
Although failures of advanced robots might seem the stuff of science fiction, there are various scenarios to consider for those involved in construction, Jonathan Olson-Welsh says...
Hong Kong
ONC Lawyers
FinTech Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Mayer Brown
This article, authored by partner Gabriela Kennedy and counsel Karen Lee (both Hong Kong), was reprinted in the December 2019 edition of CSj, the monthly journal of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered
Hogan Lovells
A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction freezing the assets of a French cryptocurrency trader in a dispute over what happened to bitcoins held in an...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 November 2019, the Security and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a position paper setting out a new regulatory framework ...
While Hong Kong has long been the jewel in the crown of Asia's financial sector, the city is now pursuing growth through the addition of financial technology investment.
Khaitan & Co
Digital transactions and fintech have been the buzz words during the past few years.
J. Sagar Associates
FinTech Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of India, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Vaish Associates Advocates
Blockchain Technology is one of the latest technologies in the era of technology. Technology which carries the potential to change the outlook of the way things are done till now and all the orthodox methods which our human brain is habitual to.
AZB & Partners
Note to contributors: ‘cryptoasset' includes cryptocurrencies (eg, Bitcoin and Ether) and crypto-tokens (eg, security tokens and utility tokens), but excludes branded loyalty points...
Argus Partners
A blockchain, as its name suggests, is a virtual chain made of blocks, where each block contains information.
AZB & Partners
In India, over the past few years, the use of technology, including blockchain, to fuel financial transactions has boomed significantly. Such development has not gone unnoticed
Singhania & Co
This article provides an analysis of Smart Contracts which operate using Blockchain technology and provide an interesting alternative to Traditional Contracts.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India's central bank, had earlier in August prescribed detailed guidelines and an operational framework on a regulatory sandbox to be set up in the fintech space
Technology transfers are important for the commercial application of research
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Drones and other remote sensing technologies can help in monitoring crop patterns and thereby enabling efficient delivery of both credit and insurance products.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The Indonesian legal framework for cybersecurity is varied, depending on the context of the crime. However, the main reference would ...
Labuan IBFC Inc
Listen in to this session as the panelists identify such gaps and how to bridge them, while examining differences in mindset, culture and ethos.
Labuan IBFC Inc
What current and emerging global trends are evident in the digital asset and finance industry? Listen in to this discussion, where panelists talk about the underlying...
Labuan IBFC Inc
Shenzhen, 15 August 2019 - The China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB), Labuan Branch successfully signed two Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU")...
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
The three RMOs were Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd, SINEGY Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd and Tokenize Technology (M) Sdn Bhd.
TMF Group
Labuan IBFC Inc
Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd ("MDEC") recently announced that Malaysia has the potential to become a digital hub for ASEAN...
The Payment Services Act 2019 ("PS Act"), which was passed by Parliament in January 2019 and will come into force on 28 January 2020, regulates payment systems and payment service ...
Taylor Vinters Via LLC
What is cryptocurrency and blockchain? – Cryptocurrencies are virtual, digital currencies that offer the benefit of exceptionally strong protection, ...
Sri Lanka
Ikigai Law
The Cyber Security Bill has been drafted to protect vital information and essential services from cyber attack.
Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
It is no news that in some jurisdictions there have been cases where virtual currencies being criminal proceeds were seized, confiscated, and even auctioned off by courts or law enforcement agencies.
Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd
Thailand has rapidly grown its digital economy, and has made a concerted push towards technological innovation.
Dezan Shira & Associates
As Vietnam moves from low-tech manufacturing to a service-oriented economy, the country's information technology (IT) market is increasingly gaining traction, giving competition to IT firms in China and India.
Hogan Lovells
In 2020, conglomerates around the globe are expected to continue gobbling up tech upstarts – whether in an effort to...
Hogan Lovells
Asia-Pacific region economies are often spoken of in terms of their rapid adoption of mobile communications...
GameChanger Law Advisors
Cryptocurrency, and its underlying technology, Distributed Ledger Technology ("DLT") are arguably two of the most polarizing financial developments of the last decade.
Labuan IBFC Inc
Around the region, what were the milestones for the year and what may we look forward to in 2020 and beyond?
Ikigai Law
With over 4 billion people online, the internet has reshaped how we do business, communicate and conduct governance
DLA Piper
No one is immune from cyberfrauds and cyberattacks. Individuals, businesses, professional firms and even government organisations often fall prey to such attacks and become victims of ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Singapore has enacted a law granting government ministers the power to require social media platforms to completely remove or place warnings alongside posts the authorities designate as false.
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