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The new UAE Pledge Law
United Arab Emirates / Promulgation of regulations that make registration available.
Exchange control laws of India: Compounding of contraventions
India / India has a complex exchange control regulatory mechanism that investors often find it difficult to comply with.
Corporate Social Responsibility
India / There is a growing realization among the corporates that business growth along with positive community/social impact is now an expected goal ...
Validation of European Patent in Cambodia
Cambodia / On 1st March 2018, the Agreement on Validation of European Patent (the "Validation Agreement") enters into force in Cambodia ...
New Mining Regulations for Thailand
Thailand / On 30th January 2018, the Ministry of Industry issued a new notification regarding prohibited actions for foreigners ...
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Women outnumber men in general counsel roles in Asia
Increasing number of women opting for in-house legal roles as they seek better recognition and advancement, according to In-House Community study,
Visionary Client Service Provider of the Year 2018
A total of 18 service providers are competing for the three separate categories.
Preparing for GDPR
In May, Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation will subject companies from all over the world to its own strict data privacy standards.
2018 Commended External Counsel of the Year announced
Nominated entirely by those in the In-House Community, these external counsel received the outstanding recommendation of their clients ...
Understanding “Business Transfer”
Vietnam / When investing in a business in Vietnam, an investor may prefer to cherry-pick a specific part of the business rather than buying the entire company ...
China’s newly amended Anti-Unfair Competition Law changes the rules of the game
China (PRC) / On November 4, 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (the NPC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) approved and published amendments to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (...
Deploying AI in the legal department
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the face of global legal practice and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future ...
Global buyers continue to look to Asia
Asia (Other) / Strong growth and a rising middle class continue to attract foreign investors to the region, though outbound activity has fallen ...
Mergers and acquisitions in Thailand
Thailand / A number of factors are making Thailand a target of choice for international and regional investment ...
Africa is primed for private equity investments
Africa / Private equity (PE) as an asset class is a very attractive prospect for investors and has grown substantially across Africa over the past eight years ...
Hongye Zhao
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 … Stefan Gannon
A decade after the global financial crisis, the Commissioner of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Resolution Office speaks to Patrick Dransfield about the new legal regime designed to manage ...
Robin Scott of City Mart Holding
Robin Scott discusses his transition to an in-house role in one of the world’s most exciting frontier economies ...
Hema Latha Sinnakaundan, Sun Life Malaysia
Asian-mena Counsel speaks to the general counsel, chief compliance officer and company secretary of Sun Life Malaysia about her role and the changing nature of the in-house legal function ...
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 ...
The thing about … Brent Snyder
The chief executive of Hong Kong’s Competition Commission (HKCC) discusses his new role and the evolution of the city’s competition landscape ...
Deploying AI in the legal department
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the face of global legal practice and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future ...
Old wine in a new bottle — or, thinking about thinking
Partners in law firms should be encouraged to reflect more deeply and know what they are good at — and charge accordingly.
In-House Community - Counsels of the Year Awards 2018 - Hong Kong
The aim of the awards is to honour both individual in-house counsel and legal teams that have pursued excellence within their organisations during the past year ...
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 ...
11th Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey inc. Firms of the Year
Voted for by those who know best in each jurisdiction, in-house counsel and buyers of legal services ...