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New Decree on labour outsourcing services
Insight 13 May 2019

Taking effect from 5 May 2019, Decree 29/2019/ND-CP (Decree 29) on labour outsourcing services has been introduced, replacing Decree 55/2013/ND-CP (Decree 55). Key changes include a relaxation of licence application conditions, but also ...

China's National Carbon Market - one step forward
Insight 26 Apr 2019

Draft legislation revealing the intended coverage and mechanics of China's national emissions trading scheme, which is due to commence operation within a year, has been released for public consultation until 2 May. Partner Jillian Button ...

Investing in the education sector in Vietnam
Insight 18 Apr 2019

Private schools have become an increasingly attractive business in Vietnam, as the large number of students from the growing middle class fuels demand for quality education, while existing public schools struggle to keep up. The Vietnamese ...

New Circular to permit foreign investor deposits in foreign currency for investments in state-owned enterprises in Vietnam
Insight 08 Apr 2019

A new Circular issued by the State Bank of Vietnam will allow non-resident foreign investors to use foreign currency for deposits, or escrow deposits, when participating in an auction for the purchase of shares or capital contribution in ...

New developments in Vietnam's renewable energy market
Insight 26 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (the MOIT) recently introduced amended regulations on wind power projects, and issued new model power purchase agreements for wind projects and rooftop solar power projects. New policies and ...

Foreign investment in PNG - proposed changes
Insight 25 Mar 2019

The Papua New Guinea Government has revised proposed changes to PNG's foreign investment laws after concerns were raised about the potential economic effect of the initial reform package. The proposed amendments, if enacted, could still ...

Opposition's promise of $1 billion for hydrogen reflects growing optimism
Insight 14 Feb 2019

The Federal Opposition's recent announcement of a $1.1 billion 'National Hydrogen Plan', to support development of hydrogen technologies and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, is only the latest development demonstrating the industry's ...

New Decree on corporate bonds in Vietnam - key changes for foreign investors
Insight 07 Jan 2019

A new Decree, coming into effect on 1 February 2019, introduces more relaxed conditions for bond issuance but, on the other hand, bond issuers will be subject to a more stringent disclosure regime in relation to the bonds they issue. ...

Linklaters Insights: Year in review, Year to come, Australian Law in 2018
Insight 12 Dec 2018

Key areas of focus included law reform in relation to data protection and foreign investment regulation and taxation as well as new laws aimed at protecting critical infrastructure assets and making companies operating in Australia more ...

Linklaters Insights: Year in review, Year to come, Papua New Guinea Law in 2018
Insight 12 Dec 2018

Year in Review 2018 discusses some of the key areas of focus in PNG in 2018. Areas of reform in 2018 included capital markets regulation and improving infrastructure through a Public Private Partnership Act encouraging the private sectors' ...