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Corporate law developments
Insight 14 Nov 2018

Welcome to our monthly snapshot of regulatory updates and other developments in corporate law We know you are busy so our focus is on capturing key issues ...

Vietnam - draft cybersecurity regulation released
Insight 13 Nov 2018

Following the passing of the controversial Cybersecurity Law in June the Ministry of Public Security recently released for public consultation a draft decree providing detailed guidance on this law The draft contains a number of important clarifications of the localisation requirements applicable to ...

Compulsory social insurance regime is to apply to foreign employees in Vietnam
Insight 12 Nov 2018

Social insurance contributions from foreign employees working in Vietnam and their employers were required from 1 January 2018 but lack of guidance has meant a hold on the practice until now The Government has finally issued a long-awaited decree that implements the compulsory social insurance ...

Linklaters Insights: China releases highly anticipated provisional Panda bond guidelines
Insight 05 Oct 2018

The Peoples Bank of China and the Ministry of Finance have recently released the highly anticipated preliminary Panda bond guidelines which took effect immediately According to the PBOC the aggregate value of Panda bonds issued in Chinas Interbank Bond Market from 2005 to August 2018 is RMB17816 ...

New developments in Vietnam's renewable energy sector
Insight 14 Sep 2018

Vietnam has revised certain aspects of its laws around wind and solar power The Prime Ministers Decision 39 increases the feed-in tariff for wind power projects to the equivalent of 85 US cents per kWh for onshore and 98 US cents per kWh for offshore and sets the commercial operation date deadline ...

Show me the data! Introducing the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

On 15 August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation that if passed will establish an economy-wide consumer-directed data transfer system The latest sprint in a marathon of reviews reports and recommendations over the past few years that have called for the adoption of some form ...

Vietnam reforms its competition law to bring it up to international standards
Insight 27 Aug 2018

Vietnam has recently voted to replace its Current Law for competition which has been in effect for over 12 years with a New Law The New Law introduces substantial changes to the countrys existing competition framework with lawmakers striving to match Vietnams competition governance to international ...

Linklaters Insights: A Cross-Border Guide to Joint Ventures
Insight 27 Jul 2018

This Cross-Border Guide considers questions that commonly arise on joint venture deals and how they can be resolved in 26 jurisdictions While no two joint venture deals are the same we hope this is a useful guide to some of the main features of doing cross-border deals ...

Vietnam issues a stringent new cybersecurity law
Insight 22 Jun 2018

A new law in Vietnam enabling state control of cyber data will have wide-ranging implications for business costs and compliance The powers it gives to the Government are extensive and its coverage is unprecedented Partner Linh Bui and Associates Hien Nguyen and Khanh Nguyen report on the key issues ...

Federal Court imposes highest penalty to date
Insight 22 May 2018

The Full Federal Court has allowed the ACCCs appeal and imposed penalties of 46 million for cartel conduct on Japanese wire harness manufacturer Yazaki Corporation The penalty was increased to 46 million from 95 million on appeal and is the highest-ever penalty under the Competition and Consumer Act ...