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Australia Insurance Update
Entitlement to damages for fees for managing the investment of compensation payments

Australia: Where BIM is implemented on a project
BIM is increasingly being used in the Australian construction and infrastructure industry. As more and more projects adopt BIM to manage design and construction, parties need to consider the various legal implications relating to the allocation of risk, intellectual property, insurance and traceability.

‘Make in India’ campaign: Opportunities for investors
With a vision of leading the economy towards a path of high sustainable growth, the Prime Minister of India on September 25th, 2014 launched the ‘Make in India’ campaign. Through the …

New Indonesian Geothermal Energy Law
Indonesia is one of the world’s most volcanically active countries and among the countries with the greatest geothermal energy potential. Dwindling production of traditional energy …

Other articles & Reports
Maritime law in Asia Pacific: an update, 19/11/2014

EY expands practice, 12/11/2014

The future of the legal industry: discussion with Richard Susskind, Trevor Faure etc., 22/10/2014

Special Reports
Our IP & TMT Report includes Anjie Law Firm's article 'China makes detailed liability rules available for social media' and the 'WWE v. Reshma' case study, courtesy of Anand & Anand. We also get insights from in-house lawyers Ronald Yu and Kenneth Yip, as they discuss 'A new way to look at IP' and 'The case for having an in-house patent engineer', respectively.
Anti-Trust & Competition
Our Anti-trust Report features contributions from Yulchon on 'Korea’s aggressive antitrust enforcement in financial product markets, and from Phoenix Legal on 'CCI's recent decision in the Indian automobile sector: fostering a level playing field'
8th annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey, including Firms of the Year, 2014
Our landmark 8th annual Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey Special Report, the largest and most objective of its kind across Asia and the Middle East, contains the views of in-house counsel as they give their input on, amongst other things, the areas of most concern to them in fulfilling their role in their own jurisdiction, as well as a full rundown of the law firms which have made the strongest and most positive impressions on the In-House Community over the past 12 months, our Firms of the Year, 2014.
In-House Insights
The sMart and the savvy
Daniel Shih, Chief Ethics Officer, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Walmart China juggles his legal functions and ethical obligations with crisis management on a day to day basis. Working at the world’s largest public corporation means that he has to adopt a risk-based approach to prioritise the issues and be ready and switched on at all times. Here he tells ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL how his career has arced its way through a myriad of fields including capital markets and telecommunications before landing this blue-chip role with the top Fortune 500 company.
Driving value
Rebecca Lim, Group General Counsel of Westpac Banking Corporation speaks to ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL about the challenges and opportunities she has encountered in her role at the Australian headquartered bank. Here, she explains how her and her team manage to stay ahead of the curve.
Making his Mark
After a career which has seen him work with some household names, Anuraag Malhotra has been the engine behind the sizeable legal department at the Landmark Group, Dubai, as its General Counsel, and also as its Strategic Investments Adviser. After almost 10 years at the helm, Malhotra has seen how the markets in the UAE and other Gulf countries have matured and become more sophisticated. He explains how he and his team have responded and adapted to these changes.
opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
Japan In-House Community Symposium, Tokyo 2014 - Thursday 27 November 2014

In-House Congress Delhi 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014

Now in their 16th year, the In-House Congress and Symposium circuit are the gatherings for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road.
To find out more, click on the link below.

Legal Advisor - Construction/Projects 5 + PQE Hong Kong

Regional Legal Counsel, Singapore, 5 - 7 Years’ PQE

Litigation and Investigations 6PQE+ Singapore

IP and Software Development Head Counsel Malaysia - minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

Group Legal Counsel, Hong Kong, 10+ years

Part-time - Projects/Executions, Hong Kong, 4-8 years

Senior Associate PQE: 7+ yrs, Hong Kong

Corporate Lawyer FMCG Company (Singapore), 8-10 PQE

Legal Manager 3+ PQE - Hong Kong

Legal Counsel, Leading Asset Management Firm, 2 to 5 PQE

Legal Counsel 4-8 PQE Hong Kong

Head of Legal and Compliance Multinational corporation 12+ years PQE

Banking and Finance Associate International Law Firm 1-3 Years PQE

Employment Lawyer International Law Firm 5-6 Years PQE

Commercial Counsel (10+ PQE), Singapore

Senior Legal Advisor (4+ PQE), Singapore

Director, Corporate Counsel - US Medical Technology Co - 6+ PQE (Singapore)

Telecoms Legal Counsel - 5-7PQE - Hong Kong

Commodities Counsel - European Bank - 4-8 PQE (Singapore)

Investment Funds 3 + PQE Hong Kong/Singapore

Debt Capital Markets 2 + PQE Singapore/Hong Kong

Head of Compliance APAC, Non-Bank Financial (15+ yrs PQE) HK/SG

Regional Legal Counsel (5+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

AVP, Debt Capital Markets (6+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

In-House US M&A/PE , Hong Kong, 3-6 years

Legal Counsel, Hong Kong, 5-8 PQE