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Transport Canada Promises New Drone Regulations
Increase in popularity has had a direct effect on risks involved for the safe use of regular aircraft ...
Health Canada Is Cracking The Whip On Advertising Violations
On January 21, 2016, various hospitals, natural health product manufacturers, physicians and pharmaceutical companies found themselves specifically named by Health Canada in a published list of health product advertising complaints ...
Canada: New Strategic Plan for the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board
The Strategic Plan comprises a fresh vision, a revised mission statement and four new strategic objectives ...
N. America: Northern Gateway Pipeline
Province must consult and decide but may impose conditions
Other articles & Reports
Squire Patton Boggs hires Haig Oghigian to head Japan arbitration, 28/09/2016 Squire Patton Boggs has hired Haig Oghigian to lead its international arbitration practice in Tokyo...
Skadden hires HKIAC’s Chiann Bao, 20/09/2016 Skadden has hired Chiann Bao, secretary-general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration ...
Special Reports
Energy & Projects Report Middle East & Africa public-private partnership (PPP) guideNeil Cuthbert and Atif Choudhary of Dentons analyse the emergence of PPP’s in the Middle East and how selected emerging markets in Africa have recently looked to introduce a PPP legal framework.
Investing inIndonesia’s waste-to energy (WTE) sector – Building a WTE power plant requires a huge amount of investment, but, with limited government funding available, other financing sources are badly needed. Veronica Situmorang, Donke Kafi and David Harrison of DK & Situmorang Lawyers explain the options.
Hot Topics We discuss Brexit with insight from various private practice lawyers; Richard Bell of Clyde & Co writes about his Journey along the Silk Road; JunHe delve into issues regarding provisions to China's network publishing services; and Trowers inform us about Doing business in Iran in this Hot Topics Special Feature.
Cyber Crime Our cover story Being 'Verbal' with cyber crime and data protection details different jurisdictions' approaches to cyber crime, while Clyde & Co's Richard Bell writes about 'Electronic growing pains' and Deacons' Richard Hudson reports on the 'CEO fraud' phishing scam.
In-House Insights
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 department for the Middle East and Africa region. A reflection of her success, in May, Ali was selected by our expert panel of judges as the In-House Community Counsel of the Year, 2016. Here she talks to Asian-mena Counsel about the qualities she thinks are vital to being a good in-house lawyer.
Credit where credit’s due
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 Stephens tells the In-House Community about the “cultural arrogance” behind assuming that the more longstanding laws are the better ones and will automatically work in areas whose traditions and cultures are disparate. He also talks about how to motivate younger lawyers, revealing that giving them credit for their work has to go beyond remuneration.
Leading in-house counsel throughout a 'worldwide web'
Global General Counsel of NetApp Matthew Fawcett shares his views on overseeing a worldwide legal team, advises the In-House Community on what they have stated are their most prevailant challenges and tells them what to do when "sitting in the worry seat".
opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Hong Kong 2016 - Tuesday 4 October 2016

Africa In-House Congress, Dubai 2016 - Tuesday 11 October 2016

In-House Congress Shanghai 2016 - Wednesday 26 October 2016

Now in their 18th year, the In-House Congress and Symposium circuit are the gatherings for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road.
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PE Partner, 10+ years, Hong Kong (Private Practice)

Derivative Documentation Legal Counsel / Master Agreement Negotiator, 4-8 years’ PQE / AVP/VP level, Singapore

Senior Legal Counsel, 10+ PQE, Healthcare, Singapore (JGB - IS 1673)

SG/HK Qualified Associate, International Law Firm, Shanghai Office (2-6 PQE), Shanghai, China

Transaction & Client Management (1+ PQE), Singapore

Derivatives Lawyer (multiple vacancies) 5 - 12 yrs PQE

Director, Legal Counsel - Litigation & Investigation, 12+ years’ PQE - APAC, Singapore

Regional Legal Counsel, 4-6 years, Hong Kong (In-House)

Legal Counsel, 0-2 years, Hong Kong (In-House)

US DCM lawyer, 2+ years, Hong Kong (Private Practice)

Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel, China (10+ yrs PQE) Shanghai

Compliance Counsel (10+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Legal Director (5+ yrs PQE) Singapore

Company Secretary (5+ yrs EXP) Shanghai

Litigation Lawyer


Legal Attorney, MNC (Electronics/Manufacturing) (3-6 PQE), Singapore

Defendant insurance disputes lawyer (UK qualified), 3 to 5 years PQE, UK law firm, Singapore (FDS - PS 1670)

Legal Counsel, 10 to 15 years, Telecommunication, Indonesia (JGB - ID 1675)

Head of Legal Hong Kong 15+ PQE

Regional Counsel Singapore 8-12 PQE

PRC Corporate Legal Counsel Hong Kong 5-10 PQE