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An e-commerce law has come into force in China that seeks to regulate online business, protect intellectual property rights and increase cybersecurity. The law came into force on 1 January 11 Jan 2019
The free trade agreement (FTA) between China and Singapore has been 'upgraded' in a move Singapore's leader would expand trade and investment between the two states. 16 Nov 2018
Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination.
This guide was last updated in August 2012.
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated.
Sweepstakes in the workplace are popular and may be thought of as just a bit of fun, but many people do not realise that they may fall foul of the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005.
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore is to begin work with professional bodies to train cybersecurity professionals, in a bid to strengthen the country's cybersecurity capabilities, finance minister Heng Swee Keats has said. 22 Feb 2017
South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya are the "most promising countries" in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for the development of logistics in emerging markets over the next five years, according to a new survey of 1,100 global logistics and supply chain executives. 02 Feb 2016