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China and the Philippines have signed 29 trade agreements covering oil and gas exploration; trade and investment; banking and finance and other areas, including activity under China's 'belt and road' programme. 03 Dec 2018
Shanghai and Singapore have announced measures aimed to generate greater collaboration between financial institutions in the cities as well as financing for 'belt and road' projects and measures to bring international investment to China's capital markets.... 29 Nov 2018
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
European law requires food businesses to ensure that only food which is safe is placed on the market. These requirements affect all stages of production, processing and distribution of food.
The criminal law imposes duties on both employers and suppliers to ensure that products provided for use at work are safe and free from risk. Failure to discharge these duties exposes businesses to the prospect of investigation by the regulators.
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
The Consumer Rights Act aims to rectify the traditional complexities of UK consumer law by consolidating eight pieces of separate legislation in this area into a single piece of legislation.
A new Payment Services Bill has been read in the Singapore parliament. It would establish a new framework for digital payment service providers and aims to develop a more secure environment for payment services operating in Singapore. 22 Nov 2018
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has proposed the creation of a new 'express' regulatory sandbox to aid innovation in financial services. 20 Nov 2018
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