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Thailand: New Amendment to the Labor Law
Thailand / The Labor Protection Act B.E. 2541 (“LPA”) was first enacted in February 1998; the LPA has been amended several times ...
New Ministerial Decision brings clarity to Private Joint Stock Companies
United Arab Emirates / The private joint stock company is one of the forms of company contemplated by UAE Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 concerning commercial companies ...
The “Good Faith” Principle
Hong Kong / Hong Kong Court of Appeal holds that the “Good Faith” Principle is Complementary to the “Choice of Remedies” Principle, Aligning Hong Kong Law with Singapore Law ...
What’s new with Cybersecurity in Singapore?
Singapore / With the increasing frequency of cyber-attacks, the new Cybersecurity Bill could not have come at a more pertinent time ...
Primer on Procurement Rules in the New Canadian FTA
North America / Fasken Martineau Releases Primer on Procurement Rules in the New Canadian Free Trade Agreement ...
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Former Myanmar deputy finance minister joins Zico
Maung Maung Thein joins as executive chairman of local subsidiary Zico Law Myanmar.
M&A activity set to pick up
After a sluggish first half, activity could increase significantly during the remainder of 2017.
Asia's cyber rules risk confusion
With such a disparate array of rules and regulations around the region, it is all the more important that in-house lawyers have a good plan in place before a cyber incident occurs.
The T-shaped lawyer
Peter Connor explains how you can become more creative, innovative, collaborate more with your business colleagues and add more value for your organisation.
A roadmap for response and remediation
Asia (Other) / Cybersecurity professionals are no doubt familiar with the oft-repeated adage that there are only two kinds of companies — ‘those that have been breached’ and ‘those who do not know it ...
Cybersecurity a boardroom priority
Asia (Other) / “Nothing is certain but death, taxes and cyber-attack” - By Rory Macfarlane, Partner, Ince & Co Hong Kong ...
How the challenges of cybersecurity reflect those in the legal profession
Hong Kong / From a non-technical, user or customer perspective, most people are happy that the IT folks “just make it work” ...
Myanmar – Microfinance institutions and their obligations under the 2016 notifications
Myanmar / Further clarification is required on the implementation, scope and reach of these Notifications and the extent of their interaction with applicable laws ...
Indonesia revisits online taxi issue
Indonesia / Indonesia’s previous attempt to regulate app-based online taxis, which came into force on October 1, 2016, clearly failed to resolve the tension with conventional taxi providers ...
Asia gears up for international arbitration
Africa / Developments across the region are supporting the development of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms that will promote further investment into Asia’s ...
Robin Scott of City Mart Holding
Robin Scott discusses his transition to an in-house role in one of the world’s most exciting frontier economies ...
Hema Latha Sinnakaundan, Sun Life Malaysia
Asian-mena Counsel speaks to the general counsel, chief compliance officer and company secretary of Sun Life Malaysia about her role and the changing nature of the in-house legal function ...
Raymond Goh
With experience at top-tier law firms and a global investment bank, Raymond Goh has a rounded legal background that has helped him to guide Anbang Insurance ...
Heba Ali
Described by one of her peers as being “everything you would need in a lawyer”, Heba Ali was hired by Lenovo in 2014 to establish the organisation’s legal ...
Credit where credit’s due- Christopher Stephens
Having worked as a lawyer in New York for 15 years and Asia for almost 20 before joining Asian Development Bank which focusses on developing jurisdictions, Christopher ...
Taking the plunge - Bob Santamaria
After twenty years in a partnership role at Australian firm Allens Arthur Robinson, Bob Santamaria took the plunge and moved in-house in 2007, joining ANZ ...
The thing about … Nagarajah Muttiah
As we come close to the firm’s centenary, Asian-mena Counsel talks to the managing partner of Malaysia's Shook Lin & Bok ...
The T-shaped lawyer
Peter Connor explains how you can become more creative, innovative, collaborate more with your business colleagues and add more value for your organisation.
The thing about … Michael Hickman
Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield talked to and photographed Michael Hickman in his beloved Shanghai and put to him a series of questions on behalf of the In-House Community ...
The In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2017
The In-House Community presented Trevor Faure the In-House Community In-House Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to the world-wide in-house community at the 2017 In-House Community Awards & Celebration ...
Deals of the Year 2016
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2016...