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Developments in competition law in Africa
Africa / At LEX Africa’s June seminar on developments in competition law in Africa, speakers discussed the increasing trend of governments to try and use competition law as an important part of their industrial policy ...
How the Mental Health Act affects employees
Philippines / Mental health conditions, which include anxiety and panic disorders, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse and addictions, have become a pervasive issue which permeates our present society ...
Major amendments to the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secrets Protection Act
South Korea / Following its amendment on April 17, 2018, the new provisions of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secrets Protection Act took effect on July 18, 2018 ...
Hitting the sweet spot: Regulation of sweetened alcoholic beverages
North America / Health Canada issued a notice of intent to restrict the amount of alcohol in highly sweetened alcoholic beverages.
Do you have what it takes? Successful, flexible careers for lawyers
KorumLegal takes a look at the type of lawyers and consultants it works with and the appeal of NewLaw.
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IMF Bentham wins Singapore third-party funding agreement
Singapore / Litigation funding has taken a step forward after a court ruled to allow a commercial funding arrangement to proceed.
China startup trials Chinese-English bilingual contract bot
China (PRC) / The new legal tech platform will promote more open cross-border trade and investment in response to US-China trade friction.
Accounting firms take on Singapore legal market
The world’s biggest accounting companies are getting serious about competing with law firms in the Lion City.
Blockchain, smart contracts and the future of law
Edwin Rice, chief operating officer of CTG Blockchain Malaysia and chief executive of GemVault, spoke to Patrick Dransfield.
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 ...
Cryptocurrency regulations and their prospects in Korea
South Korea / Lawmakers and regulators have struggled to come to terms with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ...
My journey from Big Four to legal tech startup
Singapore / Michael Lew, founder of LegalComet, talks about his move from working with large corporations to the world of legal tech startups in Singapore ...
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 ...
The thing about … Paul Starr
King & Wood Mallesons’ Joint Worldwide Head of Arbitration and partner talks to Patrick Dransfield about Hong Kong, dispute resolution and working for China’s first international law firm.
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
We talk to Titus Rahiri, director and founder of KorumLegal, about technology, disruption and the future of legal services ...
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...
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 ...