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From January 01, 2019: Vietnam applies new Nice list of Goods/Services for Trademark Registrations   The Vietnamese version of the Nice Classification 11th Edition - version 2019 (NCL 11-2019), translated by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) from the English version published by WIPO, will be applied to the classification of goods and services for trademark...

On January 2, 2019, Myanmar's Ministry of Planning and Finance issued an announcement inviting local and foreign insurers to submit their Expressions of Interest (EOIs) and/or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for carrying out life and non-life insurance businesses in the country. Successful EOIs and RFPs will ultimately lead to the grant of licenses to operate in the jurisdiction. The following...

On January 8, 2019, the government of Vietnam issued Decision No. 02/2019/QD-TTg (Decision 02) amending and annulling some regulations of Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TTg (Decision 11) on the mechanism for encouraging the development of solar power in Vietnam. Decision 02 took immediate effect upon its issuance. Below are some notable points of Decision 02. Change in trading method for rooftop solar...

Thailand’s Office of Insurance Commission (the OIC) has issued two sets of requirements—collectively called the OIC Notifications Re: Conditions Relating to Issuing and Offering Insurance Policies of Insurance Companies, and Duties of Non-life Insurance Agents, Brokers and Banks 2018 (the Notifications)—imposing practical new requirements on life and non-life insurance and reinsurance...