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China: New Law Outlines Dos and Don’ts of Foreign NGOs
A newly ratified law, which takes effect on January 1, 2017, outlines how foreign NGOs should conduct their activities in China.
Indonesia Update
New Body Set Up to Resolve Disputes in the Construction Sector; and a Change to the Mediation Process ...
The Hard and Soft of Tendering (Africa)
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal clarified some issues on engaging in public-private partnerships.
Africa: Top ten New Year's resolutions for employers in 2016
Employers should reflect and take stock of employment-related issues and resolve to improve them.
Other articles & Reports
News
HKIAC welcomes new Secretary General, 18/05/2016 Commencing in September 2016, Sarah Grimmer will become the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre's (HKIAC's) Secretary General....
RPC's Singapore JLV with Premier Law goes live, 04/05/2016 RPC's joint law venture (JLV) with leading firm Premier Law went live on May 1, doubling the firm's size in Singapore ...
In-House Community™ Women in Law, Women as In-House Lawyers Press Conference, 27/04/2016 To answer the question on whether ‘going in-house’ presents a better career path for female lawyers, the In-House Community™ have compiled exclusive data from Asia and the Middle East* and...
Special Reports
Dispute Resolution The Beijing Arbitration Centre reference a case study to demonstrate arbitration's fairness; Clyde & Co discuss arbitral awards in China and the future of arbitration in the middle kingdom; and Mochtar Karuwin Komar review mediation and explain why it should become more popular.
Deals of the Year 2015 Our 11th annual Deals of the Year Special Report compiles the most innovative, unique, mega and complex transactions between December 2014 and November 2015 that saw the region flying high again.
IP & TMT While Gilkron's General Counsel looks at ways technology can aid in-house counsel in 'IP can be both easy and hard to find', Yoon & Yang focus on the implications of new technology in 'Regulation of personal information in new fields'.
In-House Insights
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".
The importance of communication
Robert Southgate, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance & Contentious Legal for the Asia, Middle East & Africa region for British Telecommunications (BT), reveals to the In-House Community his methods of motivation, what makes external counsel stand out to him and why 'phoning it in' is never the answer.
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 & Secretarial/Company Secretary at IHH Healthcare discusses what she feels is essential to in-house success, as well as revealing how she motivates and inspires her team and herself. She also points out how now, legal departments need "to work hand-in-hand with the client".
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In-House Congress Kuala Lumpur 2016 - Thursday 2 June 2016

In-House Congress Bangkok 2016 - Tuesday 21 June 2016


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24/05/2016
ISDA/Documentations Specialist (6-month) (2+ PQE), Singapore

24/05/2016
Legal Counsel (1-3 PQE), Singapore

24/05/2016
Legal Consultant (3 yrs PQE) Beijing

24/05/2016
Senior Legal Counsel (8-11 yrs PQE) Singapore

24/05/2016
Senior Compliance Counsel (10+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

24/05/2016
Tax Associate (3-4 PQE), Singapore

24/05/2016
Regional Compliance Director (8+ yrs PQE) China

20/05/2016
Disputes / Regulatory Lawyer, 3 to 6 years PQE, US firm, Tokyo, Japan (FDS - PJP 1648)

20/05/2016
Project finance lawyer, 2 to 5 years PQE, International firm, Singapore (FDS - PS 1630)

20/05/2016
Legal Counsel, 6 to 10 years, Conglomerate, Singapore (JGB - IS 1643)

17/05/2016
Senior Counsel-APAC, Energy/Shipping, PQE: 12+ yrs, Singapore

17/05/2016
Legal Counsel - Funds/Regulatory, PQE: 5-10 yrs, Hong Kong

17/05/2016
Senior Legal Counsel, Financial Services, Asset Management, PQE: 8-15 yrs, Singapore

13/05/2016
Senior Equities Lawyer, 10+ years, Hong Kong

11/05/2016
International Arbitration lawyer, 4 to 7 years PQE, Top tier firm, Singapore (FDS - PS 1635)

11/05/2016
Regional Legal Counsel (7 - 10 PQE)

11/05/2016
Legal Counsel-SEA, 2 -4 years PQE

11/05/2016
Technology Counsel (3-5PQE)

11/05/2016
Compliance Manager, 5 to 8 years, Chemical Manufacturing, Singapore (JGB - IS 1646)

11/05/2016
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL/HEAD OF CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT (TECHNOLOGY) SINGAPORE 8-12 PQE

11/05/2016
Hedge Fund Singapore 6-12 PQE

10/05/2016
Legal Counsel (8-10yrs PQE) Hong Kong

10/05/2016
Compliance/Employment Counsel, 5+ PQE, HK

10/05/2016
Funds Associate, 2+ years, Hong Kong

10/05/2016
Finance lawyer, 3-6 years, Hong Kong

10/05/2016
Corporate Counsel (8+ PQE), Bangalore, India

10/05/2016
Legal Director, APAC (10+ yrs EXP) Singapore

10/05/2016
Legal & Compliance Counsel (8-10 yrs PQE) Kuala Lumpur

10/05/2016
Part-time In-house Counsel (5-10 PQE), Beijing, PRC

10/05/2016
Compliance Officer (3-6 PQE), Singapore