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Global economic weather – 11th May 2016
Asia: The economic news from Asia is currently conforming pretty much to trend, with occasional unexpected strengths, such as Japan’s industrial production last week or Australia’s exports this week ...
Global economic weather
Fed chairman Janet Yellen’s dovish comments after the Fed’s FOMC meeting persuaded the market that we can expect only two US rate hikes this year ...
Mario Draghi, Football Manager
It is sometimes said that the chief skill of a football manager is to pick to which team he should lend his magic at any one time. Much the same might be said of central bankers and their policy initiatives ...
Profits Recession? It’s M&A Time
Is the US heading for a 'profits recession', or might it already be in one? And if a profits recession is a feature of the economic landscape, how long might it last...
Dollar strength deflates world finance
Last week's update suggested that the standard explanations for the current financial volatility seem misdirected. This week's lays out the mechanics of an alternative ...
It's different this time?
It's common to hear that the most dangerous words in economics are 'it's different this time'. But 'it's just the same as last time' ...
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Off-plan sales in Dubai: Risks and rewards
Whether buyers are looking to expand their real estate portfolio or buyers are simply looking to find their ideal home, great deals can be found in Dubai’s off-plan real estate sector ...
Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, Shelf Drilling
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asia-Mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2017...
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 ...
Asia gears up for international arbitration
Developments across the region are supporting the development of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms that will promote further investment into Asia’s ...
The zombie lives on!
The continuing half-life of the billable hour and how it has neutered necessary change for top tier international law firms
Middle East & Africa public-private partnership (PPP) guide
Neil Cuthbert and Atif Choudhary of Dentons analyse the emergence of public-private partnerships in the Middle East (with a focus on the GCC) and also in the context of selected emerging markets in Africa that have recently looked to introduce a PPP legal framework. Below is a summary of their full report.
What Brexit might mean for the In-House Community
Aided by thoughts from lawyers throughout Asia and Australia, we delve into what Brexit may mean for In-House Community members, giving insight on employment, taxation, insurance, finance, investment and more.
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.

Cyber Crime
Our cover story Being 'Verbal' with cyber crime and data protection details different jurisdictions' approaches to cyber crime, while Clyde & Co's Richard Bell writes about 'Electronic growing pains' and Deacons' Richard Hudson reports on the 'CEO fraud' phishing scam.
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