In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk discusses the strategies SMEs participating in trade fairs in Thailand should adopt to mitigate the risks of infringements of their intellectual property.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight Malaysia’s cabotage policy exemption for Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan; analyze the Philippines’ comprehensive tax reform proposals; and focus on recent changes to Laos’ land concession regulations.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we discuss Singapore’s recent adoption of Anti-Bribery Standard, highlight the introduction of e-work permit smart cards for migrant workers in Thailand, and focus on latest developments related to Laos’ bid to gain access to the sea.
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.