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Afridi & Angell | September 2022

The issue of the Dubai Law No. 4 of 2022 regulating Virtual Assets in Dubai (VA Law) issued in March 2022 created a lot of buzz and further strengthened Dubai’s position as a global hub for digital assets. The VA Law also established the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) which was tasked with creating a legal framework for virtual assets sector ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | September 2022

“Government efforts to manipulate markets and prices on consumer goods never work as intended, and in this case, would be counterproductive.” The waning days of summer signal the approaching midterm election season. Amid inflation, recession and voter discontent, it’s understandable that a group of congress members are anxious to put points on the board with a price-control scheme that they wrongly believe will lower prescription drug prices ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | September 2022

<p>Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,</p><p>Our <a href="https://www.shearndelamore.com/practice-areas/technology-communications/">TMT</a> Partner, <a href="https://www.shearndelamore.com/people/janet-toh-yoong-san/">Janet Toh</a>, and Associate, <a href="https://www.shearndelamore ...

Shoosmiths LLP | September 2022

On 31 August 2022, the UK COVID-19 Inquiry (“the Inquiry”) opened its second Module. Module 2 will examine the political and administrative decision making of the UK and devolved governments, with a particular focus on early 2020 ...

PLMJ | September 2022

The strategy for the application of Portugal 2030 was designed around five main objectives of the European Union1: a smarter, greener, more connected, more social Europe that is closer to its citizens. At the national level, these strategic objectives of the European Union are embodied in four thematic agendas of the Portugal 2030 strategy2 ...

DFDL | August 2022

The Government of Vietnam issued Decree 53/2022/ND-CP dated 15 August 2022 (“Decree 53”) detailing a number of articles in Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity (2018) which took effect as from 1 January 2019 (“Law on Cybersecurity”). As with most laws in Vietnam, decrees and circulars and other subordinate legislation, provide more detailed information, forms, and other guidelines to help implement the law in an efficient manner ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | August 2022

  On 23 February 2022, the EU Commission proposed measures regulating the use and access of data, not being ‘personal data’ as understood by the GDPR, within the European Union across all economic sectors. The regulation of the use of data is essential given that data continues to be generated yet underutilised. The draft Regulation is to be read in conjunction with the EU’s Data Governance Act ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | August 2022

  The EU GDPR (Regulation 2016/679/EU) came into effect across the EU on 25 May 2018. Many organisations in the EU, including Malta, have now implemented measures to comply with this important law. However, there are many questions that are asked on a regular basis. This webinar will: 1 ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | August 2022

  Platform work entails the use of an online platform, serving as an intermediary between the clients and the workers for the performance of particular services or to carry out particular jobs in return for payment. In this way, division of work into specific jobs is favoured over a long-standing employment relationship ...

Kudun and Partners | August 2022

Kongkoch Yongsavasdikul, partner and co-head of startup practice, was invited to be a panel discussion speaker at the Chulalongkorn University Technology Center (UTC) on the topic “Key Legal Issues when Considering a Spin-off” to share his knowledge on the legal issues that investors should be aware of before considering a spin-off. Other panel speakers include Lect. Dr ...

Shoosmiths LLP | August 2022

With regulations imposing mandatory vaccination for certain workers in the care sector being implemented to those same regulations being revoked some four months later, employers in this sector may well be confused as to what options are available to them ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | August 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to bring you the latest legal updates for August 2022. Financial Services Securities Commission Malaysia Issues Consultation Paper on Proposed Regulatory Framework for Technology Risk Management by Capital Market Entities Islamic Financial Services (Minimum Amount of Capital Funds or Surplus of Assets Over Liabilities) (Licensed Person) (Amendment) (No ...

Kudun and Partners | August 2022

Thanyaluck Thongrompo, partner of Kudun and Partners, was invited to be a speaker at the Faculty of Business Administration, Maejo University on the topic “Digital Assets Law in Thailand” where she shared her knowledge and experience in handling digital asset matters in Thailand. This seminar is a part of the business administration students’ academic program that focuses on derivatives, with digital assets being one of the most popular topics of recent ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | August 2022

As all court cases do, the Supreme Court's landmark decision in West Virginia v. EPA last month addressed a specific question: whether the Environmental Protection Agency had the statutory authority to shut down power plants and reshape significant parts of the energy sector in its effort to reduce emissions. The answer was a plain and simple no. Equally clear was the court's argument, which has implications for administrative actions well beyond this case ...

PLMJ | August 2022

Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on standards of quality and safety Current regulatory framework and scope of application The EU regulatory framework on substances of human origin (“SoHO”) is reflected in Directives 2002/98/EC for blood and 2004/23/EC for tissues and cells ...

Buchalter | August 2022

August 15, 2022 By: Michael Flynn* Continuing a trend it has been pursuing, the CFPB on Thursday used a non-rulemaking circular (Consumer Financial Protection Circular 2022-04) to state that its UDAAP authority extends its enforcement authority to situations where financial institutions have insufficient data protection or information security. The circular may be found here ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | August 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Our TMT Partners, Christina Kow and Timothy Siaw, have co-authored the Malaysian chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guides — Fintech 2022. The chapter covers a broad overview of the development of Fintech and its regulation in Malaysia. Click here to read more. This article was first published in the ICLG —Fintech.https://www.shearndelamore.com/publication/2022/FIN22_Chapter_26_Malaysia ...

On 18 July 2022, the UK government introduced the new Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (Bill). What is the Bill? The new Data Protection and Digital Information Bill contains the government’s proposals to reform the UK’s data protection regime. The Bill quickly follows the government’s publication in June of its response to its consultation on the Data Reform Bill carried out in Autumn 2021 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | August 2022

On 21st July 2022, the COVID-19 Inquiry was opened. Module 1 will consider the extent to which the risk of a Coronavirus pandemic was properly identified and planned for and whether the UK was ready for that eventuality. In broad terms, the module will look at the UK’s preparedness for whole-system civil emergencies, including resourcing, the system of risk management and pandemic readiness ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | August 2022

Ohio’s “Heartbeat” Bill became law in Ohio when the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio lifted its long pending injunction after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | August 2022

On July 19, 2022, the Court of Claims ordered that the current Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (minimum wage) and Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (paid leave) are void and reinstated the original ballot initiatives. However, employers do not need to overhaul their policies just yet because the ruling is stayed until February 19, 2023. Pending the outcome of appeal, these changes may not go into effect at all ...

Makarim & Taira S. | August 2022

In order to provide clarity regarding the tax obligations of financial technology providers and users in Indonesia, Indonesia’s Minister of Finance (“MOF”) issued MOF Regulation No. 69/PMK.03/2022 on the Income Tax and Value Added Tax on the Organization of Financial Technology (“MOF Reg 69/2022”) on 30 March 2022, which came into force on 1 May 2022 ...

Makarim & Taira S. | August 2022

Under Government Regulation 71 of 2019 on the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Transactions, Electronic System Organizers (“ESO”) are required to be registered with the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (“MOCI”). In addition, under MOCI Regulation 5 of 2020 (as amended by MOCI Regulation 10 of 2021), this registration obligation must be complied with within 6 months of OSS-RBA licensing coming into effect ...

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