Indonesia Latest Updates Indonesia’s new construction billIn December 2016, Indonesia’s Parliament passed the Construction Services Bill to replace existing legislation on construction services, Law No. 18 of 1999 on Construction Services ... Indonesia UpdateNew Body Set Up to Resolve Disputes in the Construction Sector; and a Change to the Mediation Process ... Indonesia Articles and Reports Brave new worldsAsia’s emerging economies continue to play bigger roles on our increasingly integrated world stage. Melinda Finch investigates the rising stars of India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and considers the impact of their ascension on the legal industry. Finance Special Report 2008Off the back of an extraordinary year of growth, modest economic expectations in the year to come are the current trend. Asian-Counsel provides a regional overview in addition to special features on Islamic finance in Japan, recent developments in Malaysian securities law and regulations and Islamic banking and finance regulations in the United Arab Emirates. A SEA of change?In this month’s cover feature, we look at trends in the role and composition of in-house teams across South-East Asia (SEA). In addition, Dr Le Net and Chau Huy Quang of AGZI LCT Law Firm provide an overview of opportunities for PPP and infrastructure development and M&A in Vietnam. Restructuring & Insolvency Special ReportIn this month’s cover feature, we take a look at the reasons why in-house counsel need to stay alert to restructuring and insolvency trends, and talk to experts from around the region about the practical considerations which should be taken into account when advising clients in the current climate. M&A Special ReportOur Special Report on M&A takes a look at which jurisdictions are leading the pack in deal-making activity in 2010. We also hear from leading firms as to the status quo of M&A laws and regulations in India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam – find out which countries are making a push to encourage foreign investment through development of their legal frameworks, and which still have a long way to go. Employment Special ReportOrganisations in Asia, as with elsewhere in the world, cannot function effectively without a well-organised and responsive workforce. Labour disturbances can, therefore, quickly throw a company’s operations into turmoil. In our Special Report on Employment this month, we hear why it is imperative for organisations to prepare for potential employment disputes at the earliest possible moment, and how companies in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand can keep their internal engines running smoothly.
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