Authored by our members, this blog features updates about legal and business trends, the impact of changes in law and other topics of interest affecting multi-jurisdictional businesses.

Tuesday, 9 November, 2021

The lockdowns and restrictions due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 highlighted the rigidness of Australia’s Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) in relation to carrying on a company.

Friday, 5 November, 2021

Effective 1 November 2021, officers, directors and alternate directors of Australian companies, registered Australian bodies, registered foreign companies under the Corporations Act 2001, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act) must verify their identity on the new Director Identification Number (DIN) platform.

Tuesday, 12 October, 2021

With the global market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) now generating billions of US dollars, these new forms of digital asset have gone mainstream and, particularly, mark a fresh development in the way artists can promote and sell their works.

Tuesday, 5 October, 2021

Polish Development Fund Ventures (PFR Ventures) is a development finance institution dedicated to fund investments in Poland.

Tuesday, 28 September, 2021

To help companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the 22 participating EU Member States, the European Commission has approved the creation of a new synthetic securitization product.

Thursday, 9 September, 2021

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has certified the first application for a collective proceedings order (CPO) on an opt-out basis, paving the way for a class-action claim against Mastercard.

Tuesday, 31 August, 2021

With online data privacy protection not having been a priority for too long, companies should be aware that China is now stepping up its game with the new Data Security Law (DSL) that was passed on 10 June 2021 and comes into effect on September 1, 2021.

Thursday, 26 August, 2021

Following the implementation of Indonesia’s Law No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation (or Omnibus Law), the government has issued a series of regulations providing further clarification and guidance for many of the nation’s key economic sectors.

Tuesday, 24 August, 2021

In his July 9, 2021, executive order, US President Joseph R.

Friday, 6 August, 2021

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in Vietnam have seen a number of positive developments in recent years, including the passage of the Law on Pharmacy in 2016.

Friday, 2 July, 2021

On June 1, 2021, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) launched operations.

Thursday, 1 July, 2021

On Monday, July 5, 2021, changes to Ontario’s Business Corporations Act (OBCA), will take effect.