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China’s Supreme People’s Court issues judicial opinion on work-related injuries
As of 1 September 2014, the new judicial opinion of the China's Supreme People’s Court concerning work-related injuries (the “Opinion”) came into force

A watershed in the availability of corporate information in China?
In March 2014, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce launched the National Company Credit Information System (the NCCIS)...

APAC Employment Update
Employment updates from China, India, Japan, Thailand and Mongolia ...

Myanmar insurance update
Clyde & Co partner Michael Horn recently visited Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon and reports on the current state of the insurance market...

Other articles & Reports
Hong Kong law firm celebrates silver anniversary, 20/11/2014

Maritime law in Asia Pacific: an update, 19/11/2014

EY expands practice, 12/11/2014

Special Reports
Our IP & TMT Report includes Anjie Law Firm's article 'China makes detailed liability rules available for social media' and the 'WWE v. Reshma' case study, courtesy of Anand & Anand. We also get insights from in-house lawyers Ronald Yu and Kenneth Yip, as they discuss 'A new way to look at IP' and 'The case for having an in-house patent engineer', respectively.
Anti-Trust & Competition
Our Anti-trust Report features contributions from Yulchon on 'Korea’s aggressive antitrust enforcement in financial product markets, and from Phoenix Legal on 'CCI's recent decision in the Indian automobile sector: fostering a level playing field'
8th annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey, including Firms of the Year, 2014
Our landmark 8th annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey Special Report, the largest and most objective of its kind across Asia and the Middle East, contains the views of in-house counsel as they give their input on, amongst other things, the areas of most concern to them in fulfilling their role in their own jurisdiction, as well as a full rundown of the law firms which have made the strongest and most positive impressions on the In-House Community over the past 12 months, our Firms of the Year, 2014.
In-House Insights
The sMart and the savvy
Daniel Shih, Chief Ethics Officer, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Walmart China juggles his legal functions and ethical obligations with crisis management on a day to day basis. Working at the world’s largest public corporation means that he has to adopt a risk-based approach to prioritise the issues and be ready and switched on at all times. Here he tells ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL how his career has arced its way through a myriad of fields including capital markets and telecommunications before landing this blue-chip role with the top Fortune 500 company.
Driving value
Rebecca Lim, Group General Counsel of Westpac Banking Corporation speaks to ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL about the challenges and opportunities she has encountered in her role at the Australian headquartered bank. Here, she explains how her and her team manage to stay ahead of the curve.
Making his Mark
After a career which has seen him work with some household names, Anuraag Malhotra has been the engine behind the sizeable legal department at the Landmark Group, Dubai, as its General Counsel, and also as its Strategic Investments Adviser. After almost 10 years at the helm, Malhotra has seen how the markets in the UAE and other Gulf countries have matured and become more sophisticated. He explains how he and his team have responded and adapted to these changes.
opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai 2015 - Wednesday 4 February 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.