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Anti-trust compliance in exercising patent rights (Part 1)
As the Qualcomm case has come to light and the Provisions of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce on Prohibiting the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights to Preclude ...

Indian patent office revokes Hoffman-La Roche’s ‘Valganciclovir’ patent
The Controller of Patents (India) recently revoked the patent granted for the anti-retroviral drug ‘Valganciclovir’ used for treating active cytomegalovirus retinitis infection (CMV) ...

Regulatory framework for insurance business
The main legislation for insurance and reinsurance business in Indonesia is the newly enacted Insurance Law, issued on October 17, 2014. The new Insurance Law ...

Unfair dismissal…compensation, reinstatement, or neither?
The Malaysian Federal Court in the case of Unilever (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd v So Lai & Anor1 has issued a landmark ruling whereby it was held that an employee who had been wrongfully ...

Other articles & Reports
Mayer Brown JSM's association with Jingtian & Gongcheng, 15/07/2015
Mayer Brown JSM intends to form an association with the Hong Kong office of Jingtian & Gongcheng (Jingtian), which will be established upon the receipt of regulatory approval from the ...

Mindfulness hits Hong Kong; course offers tools for managing pressure, 08/07/2015
Over the last year or so, you may have noticed an explosion of interest in the practice of 'mindfulness', whether in the business section of the airport bookshop, the list of classes at ...

Special Reports
Energy & Natural Resources
This year's Energy & Natural Resources Special Report, along with a cover story compiling thoughts from Clyde & Co. lawyers, features full articles from Wong & Partners and DK & Situmorang Lawyers in pieces entitled 'Overview of the Malaysian PPP framework' and 'The 35,000 MW programme: overview of the programme's structures, challenges and mitigation', respectively.
Anti-trust & Competition
This Special Report on Anti-trust & Competition law includes Fasken Martineau DuMoulin's overview of the merger control regime under Canada's Competition Act and the foreign investment review regime under the Investment Canada Act in their article Merger control and foreign investment review in Canada, Anjie Law Firm's article entitled What in-house counsel should know about China's anti-monopoly law in the intellectual property sector, which gives history and case studies of China's anti-trust laws in relation to IP and presents the reader with China's anti-monopoly law's 'big question' and CCI rulings in the e-commerce sector: paving the pathway for a virtual marketplace - Phoenix Legal's discussion on the anti-trust aspects of online portals as ask whether this innovation has increased competition by generating more businesses or made it so that only the big boys can compete.
ASEAN: Will the puzzle pieces fit?
Want to know if the ASEAN Economic Community is Asia, and perhaps the world’s, next big thing? With its diverse markets and political systems, there’s debate over whether the region’s 10 jurisdictions can work as one and if so, how long it will take for them to integrate, their goal being to do so by the end of 2015. Given the well-documented slow-down in Asia’s emerging markets, can the ASEAN economic integration be a successful one and make the region competitive and worthy of investment?
In-House Insights
The importance of communication
Robert Southgate, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance & Contentious Legal for the Asia, Middle East & Africa region for British Telecommunications (BT), reveals to the In-House Community his methods of motivation, what makes external counsel stand out to him and why ‘phoning it in’ is never the answer.
What the doctor ordered
As well as highlighting the importance of teamwork within an in-house team and between the legal team and others within the business, Michele Kythe Lim, Group Head, Legal & Secretarial/Company Secretary at IHH Healthcare discusses what she feels is essential to in-house success, as well as revealing how she motivates and inspires her team and herself. She also points out how now, legal departments need “to work hand-in-hand with the client”.
Putting teeth into compliance programmes
Stan Lui, General Counsel APAC of Nobel Biocare, tells ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL about his unique teaching methods, as well as alerting us to the kind of problems the future may hold and offering his own personal solutions.
opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Singapore 2015 - Wednesday 9 September 2015

In-House Congress Mumbai 2015 - Tuesday 22 September 2015

Now in their 16th year, the In-House Congress and Symposium circuit are the gatherings for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road.
To find out more, click on the link below.


Indonesian Lawyer - Funds House (NO PQE), Singapore

Senior Lawyer (7+ yrs PQE) Singapore

Investment Funds Associate International Law Firm, 3-5 Years PQE

Transaction Contracting Manager, Singapore

In-House Derivatives / Structured Finance, 2-10 pqe, Hong Kong

Head of Legal -Private Bank , Singapore

Legal Counsel, Singapore

Associate 4-7 yrs PQE, Kuala Lumpur

Regional Counsel, APAC, Hong Kong, 8+ PQE

Legal Counsel, Hong Kong/Shanghai, 3-10 PQE

Litigation Partner Award Winning Top Tier, 12+ Years PQE

Real Estate Associate International Law Firm, 5+Years PQE

Corporate Secretarial Executive, 4 to 10 years, Financial Services, Singapore (JGB - IS 1582)


Private Practice Banking & Finance Associate - Magic Circle Law Firm - Hong Kong, 2-5 pqe

Construction lawyer (Singapore qualified), 1 to 2 years PQE, International firm, Singapore (FDS - PS 1583)

Legal Counsel, 3 to 5 years, Marketing & Advertising, Singapore (JGB - IS 1585)

Legal Counsel (5-8 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Legal Director (12-15 yrs PQE) Shanghai

Legal Counsel, Hong Kong, 6-10 PQE

In-House litigator, Hong Kong, 3-5 PQE

Associate General Counsel (15+ PQE), Singapore

Legal Counsel (8+ PQE), Singapore