Legal Updates

Legal Updates for Sep - 2017

Public Sector Governance: What Does it Entail?
On 22 September 2017, the Public Service Division, the Ministry of Communications and Information, Ministry of Finance and Smart Nation and Digital Government Office jointly launched a public consultation on the draft Public Sector (Governance) Bill ("the Bill"), which sets out a standardised framework for corporate governance across the public sector in Singapore. The public consultation exercise closes on 13 October 2017.

This update provides an overview of the key features of the Bill.
29 Sep 2017 | Singapore

New Regulation on Customs Recordation

On 30 May 2017, the President of the Republic of Indonesia enacted Government Regulation No. 20 of 2017 on the Control of Import and Export of Goods Allegedly Constituting or Deriving from Intellectual Property Infringement (“GR No. 20/2017”). GR No. 20/2017 is essentially the implementing regulation of Law No. 10 of 1995 on Customs as amended by Law No. 17 of 2006 (“Customs Law”).

14 Sep 2017 | Indonesia

Change in Contribution Obligation of Employers and Employees for Social Security Scheme – “Health Care Scheme”

On 26 August 2017, the Royal Government of Cambodia issued Sub-Decree No. 140 to amend the contribution obligation of employers and employees for social security scheme – health care scheme.

13 Sep 2017 | Cambodia