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New UAE Pledge Law over Movable Assets
The new Pledge Law of the UAE was enacted on 12 December 2016 ...
Doing Business in Iran: Donald J. Trump; Mining Investment Opportunities
The election of Mr. Donald J. Trump as President of the United States has resulted in much consideration by corporates of existing strategies with respect to Iran ....
Canada: Competition Law Bulletin
The Delatoy case - Attributing liability to a single economic entity
Canada: Self-Care Products Regs Consultation
Health Canada is seeking consultation on new standards for self-care products, over the-counter drugs, natural health products, and cosmetics.
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News
Han Kun hires White & Case China head, 18/01/2017 Li Xiaoming, the head of White & Case’s China practice for the past 12 years, has left to join Han Kun Law Offices....
Cadwalader Asia partners find new firms, 11/01/2017 Several of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft’s former Asia team are starting the new year with new jobs after the US firm closed its offices in Beijing ...
Special Reports
M&A Special Report In this month’s M&A issue we shine a light on two of the region’s biggest economies: China and India. First, we examine how China’s overseas acquisition frenzy is facing a backlash from regulators at home and abroad. Then we move to India and look at opportunities to invest in an e-commerce market that grew by a whopping 30 percent from 2011 to the end of 2015 and is expected to have doubled again during 2016. Phoenix Legal explores the legal landscape for investors.
10th Annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey, including Firms of the Year, 2016 ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL is pleased to present the results of its 10th annual Representing Corporate Asia and Middle East Survey of members of our In-House Community of corporate legal and compliance counsel, and buyers of legal services along the New Silk Road. We are also pleased to reveal our In-House Community Firms of the Year. Voted for by those who know best in each jurisdiction, the nominated firms have been selected for the level and quality of service they provide to the top clients in the region.
Anti-Trust & Competition Special Report Keeping Hong Kong competitive Rose Webb, chief executive officer of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong, talks about the city’s new Competition Ordinance.
Recent examples of consent decrees in Korea and their implications The system, introduced in 2011, is expected to be used more actively in the future, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.
Levelling the playing field in the Philippines Until last year, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the Philippine Competition Act.
India: The ‘single economic entity’ defence The Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.
In-House Insights
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 Group on its strategic and principal investments around the world.
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".
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Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai 2017 - Wednesday 22 February 2017


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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19/01/2017
Senior Legal Counsel, Medical Company, 5-10 PQE Hong Kong

18/01/2017
APAC Legal Counsel- Insurance products

18/01/2017
LEGAL COUNSEL HONG KONG 6+ PQE

18/01/2017
Legal Counsel, 5 to 8 PQE, Technology, Singapore (JGB - IS 1691)

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AVP, Legal Counsel

18/01/2017
Deputy Head of AML Operations

18/01/2017
Country Head of Compliance

18/01/2017
Senior Legal Counsel, 5 to 8 PQE, Technology, Singapore (JGB - IS 1693)

17/01/2017
Trust & Compliance Officer, US MNC (10-14 PQE), Bangalore, India

17/01/2017
Private Equity/ Asset Management lawyer, 2-5 PQE

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Lead Counsel China (8-12 yrs PQE) Shanghai

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Assistant Director (5+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

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Insolvency Litigation Associate, 2-3 years, Hong Kong (Private Practice)

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Legal Counsel - Acquisition Finance, 5-10 years, Hong Kong (In-House)

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Advisory Counsel, 2-4 years, Hong Kong (In-House)

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Litigation Associate - US Firm, 2+ years, Hong Kong (Private Practice)

17/01/2017
Corporate Counsel (Common Law), 3+ PEQ, Looking for HK qualified lawyers to base in Shanghai. RFE 208240

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Corporate Secretary (8-10 PQE), Singapore

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Private Equity Lawyer (5+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

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

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Senior Compliance Officer (5-8 yrs EXP) Singapore

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CORPORATE COUNSEL SHANGHAI 5+ PQE

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Senior Legal Counsel, 5 to 8 PQE, Life Sciences, Singapore (JGB - IS 1689)

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LEGAL COUNSEL SINGAPORE 2-5 PQE