Myanmar - December 20 2012 On 2 November 2012 the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (also known as Burma) (“Burma”) enacted its long-awaited new Foreign Investment Law (“FIL”).
Hong Kong - May 12 2011 Hong Kong's new Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) will come into operation on 1 June 2011.
United Kingdom - March 31 2011 On 30 March 2011, the Ministry of Justice released its much anticipated guidance for commercial organisations on the Bribery Act.
Asia-Pacific, United Kingdom - April 28 2010 The UK Bribery Act (the "Act"), born out of a perceived need by the UK government to comply with the Organizations for Economic Co-operation and Development's ("OECD") Convention Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, will impact on the compliance and business strategies of UK companies operating around the world - especially in Asia.