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India: Foreign Exchange Management Regulation
India / Significant changes for transfer or issue of security to a person resident outside India ...
Canada to Revise Tax Voluntary Disclosures Program
North America / Effective March 1, 2018: New Regime will Result in Limited Relief for Certain Taxpayers Disclosing Errors and Omissions ...
Canada: Consent is Becoming a Topic of Conversation Again
North America / Overview of The Annual Report of The Office of The Privacy Commissioner of Canada ...
India: Directors' duties and liabilities under the Companies Act, 2013
India / Directors must be aware of their role, responsibilities and duties towards the company and its shareholders ...
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Record number of submissions for In-House Community Counsels of the Year, 2018
Over 90 major In-House teams in Asia and the Middle East have submitted to be long-listed ...
The law firm of the future and the ghost of Christmas present
The law firm that will succeed in the future will no doubt be one that meets — or even exceeds — client expectations. So, the first question to ponder is: What are client expectations?
11th Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey inc. Firms of the Year
Asia (Other) / Voted for by those who know best in each jurisdiction, in-house counsel and buyers of legal services ...
The search is on for genuine client service-focused legal providers
Submissions for the In-House Community Visionary Client Service Legal Providers Awards, 2018 are now open!
Philippine rules on merger procedure
Philippines / The Philippine Competition Commission issued the Rules on Merger Procedure which explain the timing for the filing of a notice for covered transactions, the procedure for notification, Phase 1 and Phase 2 ...
Anti-Trust & Competition: China - Anti-monopoly enforcement in China’s healthcare industry
China (PRC) / The healthcare industry has gradually become one of the key focal points of the anti-monopoly law enforcement in China ...
Anti-Trust & Competition: Philippines - Towards robust yet balanced competition in the Philippines
Philippines / The state of Philippine competition regulation has been slowly taking shape barely over two years after the passage of the Philippine Competition Act (RA 10667) ...
Anti-Trust & Competition: Asia’s evolving competition landscape
Asia (Other) / After a period of rapid adoption of competition laws in Asia, only Bhutan and North Korea are compliance safe spaces ...
Projects & Energy Special Report: Thailand: New Minerals Act
Thailand / A new Minerals Act (BE 2560 (2017) was published on March 2, 2017 and took effect on August 30, 2017 (180 days after the publication date) ...
Projects & Energy Special Report: Off-grid energy solutions in Africa
Africa / Africa’s development has been significantly affected by the energy deficit, with an estimated 70 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africa without reliable access to electricity ...
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 … Stefan Gannon
A decade after the global financial crisis, the Commissioner of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Resolution Office speaks to Patrick Dransfield about the new legal regime designed to manage ...
The thing about … Jeanette Chan
Recently, Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield photographed Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice and head of the Asia communications and technology practice at Paul, Weiss, and asked her ...
The thing about … Kirsty Dougan
The managing director of Axiom spoke to Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield about disrupting the traditional law firm model in Asia ...
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 ...
11th Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey inc. Firms of the Year
Voted for by those who know best in each jurisdiction, in-house counsel and buyers of legal services ...
The search is on for genuine client service-focused legal providers
Submissions for the In-House Community Visionary Client Service Legal Providers Awards, 2018 are now open!