Venture capital funds in the European Union are expected to be regulated less rigidly to support the SME ecosystem in the single market.
In future, companies worth more than $425m will be subject to antitrust regulations, with a particular view of protecting consumers when startups are purchased by corporates.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is seeking to relax a range of rules for venture capital managers.
The government has established a legal framework for venture capital funds operating in the United Arab Emirates.
The new law, which comes into force on January 1 2017, imposes a flat tax on startups of $267 per employee per month for qualifying companies.
The autumn sitting of the province's legislature is expected to produce legislation that would offer a 30% tax credit to some investors.