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Further analysis on Apple’s lawsuit against Qualcomm
China (PRC) / In our last article titled “Apple Sued Qualcomm in China, Qualcomm Is Suspected of Abusing Market Dominant Position Again?”, we listed the cases in which Qualcomm was investigated...
Corporate compliance: Necessity and implication
India / The Companies Act of India is the primary legislation governing the functioning of companies established in India during their lifecycle....
New regulation on wage structure and scale for businesses
Indonesia / A new regulation enacted by Indonesia’s Minister of Manpower requires employers to formulate, set and inform their employees of wage structure and scale....
Fake news and its web of legal issues in the post-truth era
Philippines / Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth” — an adjective defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”. ...
Constitutional Court’s decision on Specific Crimes Act changes sentencing expectations
South Korea / Sparked by an increase in the number of repeat offenders committing crimes, Korea has enacted a number of laws designed to prevent crimes by imposing aggravated punishment on repeat offenders...
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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 ...
Linklaters to join Shanghai FTZ crowd
A 'best friends' deal with newly created firm Zhao Sheng will make it the latest international firm with a presence in the free-trade zone.
Is your legal team ready for Change 3.0?
We speak to Peter Connor, founder and chief executive of AlternativelyLegal, about how he sees the future of in-house legal and compliance teams.
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 ...
Q&A - Katherine Yap, chief executive of Maxwell Chambers
Singapore’s Maxwell Chambers is an integrated dispute resolution complex housing best-in-class hearing facilities and support services, as well as top international alternate dispute resolution (ADR) institutions. ...
Third-party funding in Asia
Asian-mena Counsel speaks to Tom Glasgow, investment manager for Asia at IMF Bentham, about the environment for third-party funding in the region...
Asia in-house legal and compliance hiring trends and salaries, 2017
Asia (Other) / Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner again with Taylor Root on their 2017 market update and salary survey report for in-house legal and compliance in Hong Kong, China and Singapore ...
The role of arbitration in promoting Sino-African trade and investment
China (PRC) / In March, the Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Centre (BAC) and the Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration (NCIA) formally founded the China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre...
SCIA adopts new arbitration framework
China (PRC) / The SCIA’s new rules make it the first arbitration institution in China to hear investor-state arbitrations and administer cases under Uncitral Arbitration Rules.
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 ...
Banking on change
Managing Director and Head, Group Legal and Secretariat at DBS Bank Sue Lynn Koo discusses her career trajectory, the importance of out-of-the-box thinking and how technology ...
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 &...
The thing about … Ahmad Bin Hezeem
Recently in Dubai, Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield photographed Ahmad Bin Hezeem, senior partner at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates (BSA) and also put to him a series ...
The thing about … Paul Rawlinson and Gary Seib
We sat down with Paul Rawlinson, global chair of Baker McKenzie, and Gary Seib, Asia Pacific chair and a member of the firm’s global executive, ...
Is your legal team ready for Change 3.0?
We speak to Peter Connor, founder and chief executive of AlternativelyLegal, about how he sees the future of in-house legal and compliance teams.
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...
Visionary Firm of the Year shortlist unveiled
Our research team has shortlisted 10 nominees for Visionary Firm of the Year, which recognises legal services providers that are at the cutting edge of technology and innovation.