Singapore recently announced amendments to its Companies Act and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) Act. Learn more the measures companies need to adopt to become compliant with these key changes.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight the recent signing of the Singapore-Ghana Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, the Philippines’ proposed tax amnesty, and recent moves to integrate the central banks of Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight growth prospects for Malaysia’s trade with the EU, discuss Myanmar’s liberalization of its insurance sector, and analyze Indonesia’s continued efforts to tackle tax evasion.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we discuss Singapore’s proposed new cybercrime laws, Malaysia’s proposed changes to rules related to buying of property by foreigners, and Myanmar’s proposed laws to control import surplus.
An Introduction to Doing Business in ASEAN 2017, the latest publication from Dezan Shira & Associates, is out now and available in the Asia Briefing Bookstore. This guide introduces the fundamentals of investing in ASEAN to foreign investors and provides an overview of current legislation throughout the region.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we discuss Philippines’ directive to banks on late payments, Cambodia’s move to make SMEs tax compliant and Indonesia’s decision to allow fintech companies to deal directly with customers.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we discuss the hefty fines for building violations in Myanmar, new air cargo subsidies in Indonesia, and tightened quality inspection measures for the food, beverage, and drug sectors in Laos.
An Introduction to Doing Business in Singapore 2017, designed to introduce the fundamentals of investing in Singapore, is out now and available for complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we look at the Philippines’ tightened money lending rules, examine Malaysia’s new palm oil tax, and consider the Indonesian government’s review of its visa free policy.
The Foreign Business Act is the predominant legislation governing foreign investment in Thailand, and has recently been amended to open more industries to overseas investors. This article outlines the key features of the Foreign Business Act, including the recent update and its implications.