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New anti-money laundering law
United Arab Emirates / The new law introduces subtle but important changes to the AML landscape in the UAE.
Nobody's got time for that! General counsel and legaltech
How to overcome the lack of time, resources and knowhow needed to implement technology solutions.
Secondary laws under the Trade Competition Act BE 2560
Thailand / The enactment of these five Notifications represents a significant leap of progress.
The UAE's new Foreign Direct Investment Law
United Arab Emirates / Majority foreign ownership is not yet a reality, but the framework is now in place.
Smashing records — venture capital and PE in Asia
Private equity and venture capital financing grew by 37.6 percent in the region.
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.
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China bans iPhone sales over Qualcomm dispute
China (PRC) / A court in Fuzhou has moved to block sales as part of a long-running battle between Apple and Qualcomm.
Transforming busy lawyers into business leaders
Trevor Faure provides a proven approach to improve legal services in his new book.
Biggest US IP firm to open in China
China (PRC) / Fish & Richardson has won approval to open a representative office in Shenzhen.
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 ...
Nobody's got time for that! General counsel and legaltech
How to overcome the lack of time, resources and knowhow needed to implement technology solutions.
Your first 100 days as a GC
Evangelos Apostolou of Major, Lindsey & Africa explains the arts of worldly wisdom and war.
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...