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More Investment Promotion for SMEs in Special Economic Zones in Thailand
The Board of Investment Promotion has established additional incentives for SMEs investing in SEZs to encourage investments in the border areas of Thailand.
Anti-trust risks in group transaction (I)
Group transaction in this article refers to group purchase or group sales where multiple businesses jointly buy or sell products. Participants in a group transaction ...
Mare Maritime Singapore Pte Ltd Vs. M.T. Everrich 8 [Notice of Motion (L) No. 2418 of 2015 in Admiralty Suit No. 854 of 2015]
Background: The owners of EVERRICH 8 (the Vessel), through their subsidiary Yuanland Ltd, entered into voyage charterparty with Rakha Al Khaleej International LLC ...
Foreign investment restrictions in Indonesia
Restrictions on foreign shareholders in Indonesia are set out in the most recent Negative Investment List, contained in Presidential ...
Other articles & Reports
BLP opens in Myanmar, 18/11/2015 Last week, law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced it would be opening an office in Myanmar. ...
New beginnings for Indian law firm, 14/10/2015 Commencing January 1, 2016, the reins at Indian law firm J. Sagar Associates (JSA) will be jointly placed in the hands of Ms Dina Wadia and Ms Shivpriya Nanda as Joint Managing Partners....
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ranks top outside of Europe, 14/10/2015 In their sixth International Arbitration Survey, realeased October 6, 2015, Queen Mary University of London ranked the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) as the most ...
Special Reports
Responding to Change New model firms et al. Along with a cover story entitled 'Emerging from practising 'inside the box'', which compiles the thoughts of in-house counsel throughout the region, this Special Report on Responding to change: New model firms et al. looks at what's new on the legal market thanks to Axiom and Eversheds in their respective articles 'A cure for the cost coverage conundrum?' and 'Challenges facing in-house counsel'.
9th Annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey, including Firms of the Year, 2015 Our landmark 9th 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, 2015.
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.
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
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