The Myanmar Investment Commission recently announced that the country’s new Investment Law will come into force for the financial year starting April 2017. In this article, we identify the key components of the law and their implications for foreign investment in Myanmar.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight the Singapore-India tax treaty, property prices for expatriates in Indonesia and Halal food certification in Malaysia.
Due largely to rapid economic growth, counterfeiting of Malaysian food products has increased dramatically in recent years. Intellectual property concerns such as trademarks, geographical indications, and trade secrets are important areas of Malaysian policy for foreign investors to fully understand.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief we discuss Thai money laundering legislation, analyze increased Philippine monetary allowances, and highlight and private jet flights in Indonesia
As ASEAN continues to integrate, Singapore’s importance as the entry point for investment is likely to increase. In this article, we answer some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the city state’s use as a hub for the management of operations throughout ASEAN.
In its most recent investment report for 2016, ASEAN has focused heavily on the intertwined issues of mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Learn which parties are at the forefront of these acquisitions and where opportunities lie in the near to medium term.
CorpPass is to replace SingPass for business interactions with government e-services. Understand the rollout, and learn how to apply for CorpPass as we analyze the G2B interface.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief we highlight Singapore’s recent tax evasion agreement with Australia, discuss streamlined business registration in the Philippines and Indonesian banking rules
In accordance with its reputation for being business-friendly, import and export procedures in Singapore are simple and efficient. This article outlines the steps required for successful movement of goods into and out of the city state.
In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch we analyze Singaporean Investment agreements with several African states, highlight Malaysian digital taxes, and discuss removal of a US flight ban on Indonesian aircraft.