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Germany: Data Protection Officer must not have a conflict of interests

European Union, Germany - November 21 2016 German Data Protection Authority fined a company for having the IT manager appointed as Data Protection Officer - A greater risk under the European

Hong Kong Employment Law Update

Hong Kong - November 21 2016 The employment law landscape has been relatively flat over the last 6 months, with few material changes to employment legislation or landmark cases

Venezuelan Supreme Court Decides on Employee's Income Tax Liability

Venezuela - November 21 2016 In what appears to be the last chapter of a saga about the Venezuelan income tax taxable base for employees that started in 2007, on 28 October 2016

What’s next on your journey to MiFID II compliance, and how will the new regulations reshape the financial services industry?

European Union, United Kingdom - November 22 2016 With the introduction of MiFID II looming ever closer in January 2018, the new regulations are rising rapidly up the agenda for financial services

Arbitration agreements in Australia

Australia, Global - October 28 2016 A structured guide to arbitration agreements in Australia

Implementing the Competition Law: Key Compliance Issues for Businesses

Philippines - December 2 2016 Quisumbing Torres (QT) Senior Associate Alain Charles Veloso gave a presentation on key issues in competition law during the recent Asian Legal

Autumn Statement - what you need to know

United Kingdom - December 2 2016 The new Chancellor Philip Hammond has a reputation as being a safe pair of hands, so we weren’t expecting fireworks from his first Autumn Statement

Misuse of Market Power Bill introduced in Parliament

Australia - December 2 2016 On 1 December 2016, the Federal Government took a further step towards implementing the Harper Review recommendations regarding the prohibition

Canada names additional Crimean individuals as designated persons

Canada, Ukraine - December 1 2016 On November 28, 2016, the Government of Canada further expanded its sanctions against the Crimea region of Ukraine, which are contained in the Special

Singapore Healthcare Newsletter - November Issue

Singapore - December 1 2016 Following Chapter 4, which focused on how disruptive innovation is driving change across existing health ecosystems, the final chapter of the