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.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we look at new transfer pricing documentation requirements in Indonesia, growing cooperation between Singapore and Laos, and Thailand 4.0 strategies for state-owned enterprises.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we examine updated labor contractualization regulations in the Philippines, look at Cambodia’s new customs seal, and discuss employer obligations for foreign worker levies in Malaysia.
The time and costs involved in importing and exporting in Thailand are significantly lower than in most Asia Pacific countries, as the government continues the streamlining of customs procedures. This article offers a step-by-step guide to ensure the successful movement of goods into and out of Thailand.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief we discuss Cambodia’s new tax regulations for multi-activity businesses, analyze foreign currency lending in Laos, and highlight recent developments in Philippines-Cambodia bilateral relations.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief we discuss Singapore’s financial information sharing agreements, analyze Philippine automobile tax hikes, and highlight Indonesia’s upcoming chemical regulations
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight Philippines’ Disaster Insurance Cover proposals, upcoming amendments to Cambodia’s tax regime, and details of the recently concluded Singapore-Laos Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk discusses the strategies European SMEs looking to enter markets in Southeast Asia should adopt to mitigate the risks of infringements of their intellectual property when transferring technology to local partners.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight Singapore’s GST audits, rules on dormant deposits in the Philippines and Malaysia’s bilateral relations with China.