Creating an effective fintech IP strategy
China (PRC) / Revised guidelines could provide opportunities to protect technology in this rapidly developing sector.
Significant precedents from the DIFC courts
United Arab Emirates / Afridi & Angell successfully defended an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtained a document production order.
Law as a process
How process design defines value, delivers efficiency and drives business strategy.
New services by Dubai Rental Disputes Centre
United Arab Emirates / The Rental Good Conduct Certificate service is a first-of-its-kind initiative in the world.
The PCC’s Joint Venture Guidelines
Philippines / The Philippine Competition Commission must strive to strike a balance ...
Ethiopia’s arbitration law challenges
Africa / Arbitration is perceived as one of the alternative solutions to congestion in the court system ...
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Malaysia challenges 1MDB payments to Abu Dhabi
It is applying to set aside an agreement to pay US$5.78 billion to an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund.
Hong Kong targets foreign lawyers
Hong Kong / The Law Society wants to crack down on non-local lawyers advising on Hong Kong matters “through the back door”.
IMF Bentham wins Singapore third-party funding agreement
Singapore / Litigation funding has taken a step forward after a court ruled to allow a commercial funding arrangement to proceed.
When disaster strikes – seven lessons in handling a cyber attack
Asia (Other) / Proper preparation and planning can help organisations set out a clear path for responding to a cyber breach ...
The Law on Cybersecurity and its effects on enterprises in Vietnam
Vietnam / Foreign service providers may be affected by a new regulation aimed at improving cybersecurity in the country ...
Is blockchain the answer?
Counsel need to be aware of the potential legal and other limitations of this rapidly evolving technology ...
Toward an innovative new strategy for In-House Counsel
An in-house legal team can achieve much more than saving money, but it requires a more strategic approach than most companies have adopted, writes Mitchell Kowalski, the Gowling WLG Visiting ...
A fresh approach to legal solutions
Asia (Other) / We talk to Titus Rahiri, director and founder of KorumLegal, about technology, disruption and the future of legal services ...
Lawyering in the gig economy
Asia (Other) / Mardi Wilson, head of ES Agile in Hong Kong, talks to us about how working on an interim basis offers the benefit of flexibility and greater work-life balance for lawyers ...
Carl Watson, Arcadis Asia
The general counsel of Arcadis Asia discusses effective in-house functionality and how he has worked to build a legal team that is fit for purpose.
Weiwen Wang
Along with legal knowledge, a business mindset and good communication skills are important attributes for the vice-president for business reputation and responsibility, Greater China, at InterContinental Hotels Group ...
Ethical Decision Making Process by Manish Asarkar
Manish Asarkar, legal & compliance head of Black & Veatch, India talks about the value in having strong Ethics and Compliance for companies and how to reatain these values in the decision ...
Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, Shelf Drilling
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
Peangpanor Boonklum, PTT
One of the most prominent corporate lawyers in Thailand, PTT's head of legal spoke to the In-House Community's Tim Gilkison ...
Hongye Zhao, Nike
We talk to the legal vice-president for Nike Greater China about his role and the challenges of managing a China legal team for a high-profile multinational company ...
Your first 100 days as a GC
Evangelos Apostolou of Major, Lindsey & Africa explains the arts of worldly wisdom and war.
The thing about … Sarah Grimmer
Ahead of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (Oct 29 to Nov 2), HKIAC secretary-general Sarah Grimmer talks about Belt and Road, Hong Kong as an arbitration centre and trends in the sector ...
The thing about … Paul Starr
King & Wood Mallesons’ Joint Worldwide Head of Arbitration and partner talks to Patrick Dransfield about Hong Kong, dispute resolution and working for China’s first international law firm.
In-House Community Counsels of the Year 2018
In-House Community named NetApp’s Valerie Velasco as its In-House Counsel of the Year at its annual awards dinner last night.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asia-Mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2017...
Firms of the Year
Every year, Asian-mena Counsel surveys the In-House Community’s 21,000 members for Representing Corporate Asia & the Middle East, the most comprehensive poll of the buyers of legal services across Asia and ...