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Implementation of Reduced Withholding Tax on Interest for Loans from Abroad for MFIs

The Ministry of Economy and Finance issued on 27 October 2017 a Prakas to reduce charges on interest expense for loans that micro-finance institutions borrow from overseas lenders.

17 Nov 2017 | Cambodia
Google to Challenge Fine Imposed by EU Commission
On 11 September 2017, Google Inc. filed its appeal against the fine of €2.42 billion (approx. SGD 3.83 billion) handed to it by the European Commission in its infringement decision issued earlier this year after a seven-year long investigation. The fine imposed was the largest ever issued by the EC. This Update provides a summary of Google's ongoing legal battle with the EU Commission, as well as the implications it may have for businesses.
10 Nov 2017 | Singapore
National Assembly: Draft Law on Trade Remedies Adopted

On 12 October 2017, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted the Draft Law on Trade Remedies which aims to shield domestic producers from the impact of dumped products.

08 Nov 2017 | Cambodia
Singapore's Latest Green Efforts – Draft Carbon Pricing Bill
On 26 October 2017, the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources launched a public consultation on the draft Carbon Pricing Bill (the "Bill"), which will be closing on 22 December 2017. This public consultation follows an earlier consultation held by the National Climate Change Secretariat regarding the Government’s plan to introduce a carbon tax in Singapore. This Update provides a summary of the Bill and its implications.
07 Nov 2017 | Singapore