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June 14, 2018
Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner with Taylor Root once again for their 12th annual report for the in-house legal and compliance sector ...
June 13, 2018
Currently a hot topic for global regulators, firms are recommended to review their global best execution compliance practices ...
June 13, 2018
The position of virtual currencies and ICOs in India remains murky.
June 13, 2018
The decision provides clarification on how the Close-Out Amount under Clause 14 of the ISDA Master Agreement is to be calculated.
June 13, 2018
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.
June 13, 2018
Attention is being focused on typos made in transactions in the Korean stock market.
June 13, 2018
President Duterte says he has put an end to the “Endo” or the practice of engaging employees on a contractual basis. But has he?
June 13, 2018
Extraterritorial applicability of GDPR makes it clear that these regulations will be applicable regardless of whether the processing takes place in EU or not.
June 13, 2018
The requirement will strengthen and amplify the anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, anti-tax avoidance/evasion and anti-monopolism efforts.
June 13, 2018
Parties that wish to form a joint venture in accordance with the principles of Shariah may consider forming such a venture based on the musharakah mutanaqisah concept.
June 13, 2018
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) commenced the review process in respect of its Act No. 007/2002 of July 11, 2002 on Mining Code (Mining Code) in 2012. The process eventually culminated in the promulgation by the President of the Republic of the Act Amending the Mining Code (Amending Act) ...
June 13, 2018
On February 2, 2018, the government promulgated Decree No. 15/2018/ND-CP guiding some articles of the Law on Food Safety 2010 (Decree 15) ...
June 11, 2018
Asian-mena Counsel June 2018 Counsels of the Year Awards v15i8 The In-House Community shared a celebratory evening in Hong Kong with the winners of our Counsels of the Year awards and we present photographs from the event and a write-up in this month’s issue. We also present the 12th Market Update and Salary Guide 2018 for the in-house legal and compliance sector, in partnership with Taylor Root. Our Jurisdiction Updates for the issue are: AFRICA: Impact of the amendment of the Legal Guarantee of Stability in respect of existing mining projects in the DRC By Emery Mukendi Wafwana of Lex Africa INDIA: The impact of General Data Protection Regulations on Indian companies By Priyanka Anand and Vasudha Luniya of Clasis Law MALAYSIA: Structuring a joint venture arrangement based on musharakah mutanaqisah By Ahmad Syahir Yahya, Azmi & Associates PHILIPPINES: Much EndO about nothing By Neptali B Salvanera of ACCRA Law Offices SOUTH KOREA: “Fat finger” mistakes in the Korean stock market By Yang Weon Jae of Lee International VIETNAM: Guidelines for food safety rules further streamlining administrative procedures By Dao Thi Bich Tram of Indochine Counsel In our Investigative Intelligence section, Budi Santoso of Kroll explains how new ultimate beneficial ownership disclosure requirements in Indonesia represent an important step in addressing a problem that has haunted the country for decades. This month’s In-House Insights features Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa at Shelf Drilling, discussing the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession. Special features in this month’s issue cover off-plan sales in Dubai, written by Afridi & Angell and Better Homes; China’s progress on intellectual property rights, by AWA Asia; and Bank Indonesia’s new e-money regulation, by MKK. In the Briefing section, along with the latest moves and jobs, we take a closer look at Huya’s New York IPO and review our latest events in Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City. We hope you enjoy the issue.
June 6, 2018
King & Wood Mallesons is getting on board with China’s plan to integrate Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong.
June 6, 2018
An unsuccessful party cannot possibly apply for interim relief in aid of what it lost before the arbitral tribunal.