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By Celeste Ang, Weiyi Tan
The Singapore Parliament approved a suite of new criminal justice reforms.
By Ross L. Denton
The European Commission has started the process by which it would add US sanctions measures on Iran to the so-called Blocking Regulation (formerly Regulation 2271/96).
By Sean Barton, Megan Hooper, Imelda Higgins, Heather Mahon
The long-awaited Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Bill 2017 (here) has been passed by the Dáil and is now before the Seanad.
By John Leadley, Kate Corby, Joanne Redmond
The European Commission has determined that, in broad terms, the Product Liability Directive, which has been in place for over 30 years, is still fit for purpose but requires further work.
By Alexander Bychkov, Vladimir Efremov, Maxim Kalinin, Sergei Voitishkin
The Russian government is preparing to introduce new counter-measures in response to US and EU sanctions.
By Paul E. Amberg, Alison J. Stafford Powell, Hannah N. Zarkar, Inessa Owens
On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ("JCPOA"), culminating months of uncertainty around the fate ...
By Benjamin Ho, Todd K. Boyer, Michael E. Brewer, Joseph W. Deng, Susan F. Eandi, Robin Samuel
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a sweeping decision dramatically changing the legal landscape for California's gig economy.
By Yee Chung Seck, Thanh Son Dang
Following the release of the 15th draft on the Law on Cybersecurity in January, the National Assembly recently published the 16th draft on its website for public consultation that has further updated the local offices and data localization requirements for offshore telecommunications and Internet service providers
By Ross L. Denton, Sunny Mann
On 27 April 2018, the EU published legislation imposing further restrictive measures on Myanmar/Burma, strengthening the EU's arms embargo and targeting the Myanmar/Burma army ...
By Philippe Reich
The Indian Director General of Foreign Trade, Mr Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi, has called upon industry to introduce internal compliance programs for export controls.
By Diego Pol, Aleksandra Czajka
On 21 March 2018, the Spanish Ministry of Justice issued Ministerial Order 319/2018 which requires Spanish non-listed companies to disclose their ultimate beneficial owners ("UBO") ...
By John Lawlor
On February 9, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) in its lawsuit against the SEC...
By Abrahm W. Smith, Elliott H. Murray
On March 13, 2018, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it will end the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018.
By Yumi Watanabe
Significant progress has been made over the past 11 months to bridge the differences between Japan's privacy protection requirements under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information...
By Diego Pol, Gemma Marce
A judicial decision has confirmed the admissibility as evidence, to justify a dismissal, of the emails of the dismissed employee obtained in the course of an internal investigation.
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