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Feb 04, 2011

The Information Commissioner has, for the first time, issued an undertaking to secure compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. Read more

England: Data Protection and Freedom of Information Update
Feb 04, 2011

The Advertising Standards Authority ("ASA") is the UK's independent regulator of advertising across all media, including via television, print,… Read more

England: The ASA's new remit to regulate marketing messages on websites
Feb 04, 2011

On 11 February 2010 a new Law Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine Concerning State Support of Aircraft Manufacturing Industry (“Law No 1814-VI”)… Read more

Feb 04, 2011

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has recently focused its attention on the taxation of profits made by foreign private equity (PE) firms… Read more

Australia: Taxation Office Targets Foreign PE Firms
Feb 04, 2011

In a recent judgement of 23. November 2009 the Munich Higher Regional Court (OLG) stated some interesting principals upon the requirements concerning… Read more

Germany: Requirements concerning the form of arbitration agreements
Feb 04, 2011

There has been extensive publicity surrounding the settlement and negotiation between the United States government, the government of Switzerland… Read more

Feb 04, 2011

Despite numerous proposed changes, Gibraltar is well placed to capitalise on to the proposed European Directive controlling Fund Managers, argues… Read more

Gibraltar: Funds find a new home
Feb 04, 2011

In New Zealand the Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (PPSA) (which is similar to regimes currently operating in the US and Canada and that… Read more

New Zealand: Personal Property Securities and Investment
Feb 04, 2011

Similar to other countries, financial institutions tried to shift their expenses – increased as a result of the financial crisis – to their clients… Read more

Hungary: Steps Made for the Wider Protection of Consumer Clients against Financial Institutions
Feb 04, 2011

The strong earthquake and tsunami on 27 of February 2010, caused extensive and severe damage to both public and private property, including productive… Read more

Feb 04, 2011

As part of the ongoing e-government reform, the electronic mailbox system was introduced in the Czech Republic during the second half of 2009.… Read more

Czech Republic: Electronic mailboxes mandatory
Feb 04, 2011

Effective 11th February 2010, the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA) is now known as Labuan Financial Services Authority (“Labuan… Read more

Malaysia: Labuan Enters into a New Dawn through Legislative Changes
Feb 04, 2011

Over the last few months, Switzerland has renegotiated double taxation treaties with several countries and continues to do so. In fact, we mainly… Read more

Switzerland: Exchange of Information between Swiss and Foreign Tax Authorities and the new Role of the Swiss Banking Secrecy
Feb 04, 2011

The Treaty of Lisbon brought into being “The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union” (TEU). The TEU modified many policy areas of the… Read more

Germany: The Treaty of Lisbon and Foreign Direct Investment
Feb 04, 2011

The Information Commissioner has been granted new statutory powers to issue fines of up to £500,000 to data controllers who commit a serious… Read more

England: New powers give the Information Commissioner the right to levy fines of up to £500,000
Feb 04, 2011

This article provides brief information and current practice on the board of Directors meeting of a limited company under the Thai Civil and… Read more

Thailand: Significant Changes on Director’s Proxy and Circular Board Resolution
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