On December 6, 2016, Pacific Radiance Limited, a company listed on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange announced that an executive director had been arrested by the Singaporean authorities on suspicion that he had committed an offense under the Prevention of Corruption Act ...
We discuss Brexit with insight from various private practice lawyers; Richard Bell of Clyde & Co writes about his Journey along the Silk Road; JunHe delve into issues regarding provisions to China's network publishing services; and Trowers inform us about Doing business in Iran in this Hot Topics Special Feature.
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.
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 ...
TAYLOR ROOT – ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL – 2015 market review and 2016 preview
ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL is delighted to present Taylor Root’s tenth annual survey for the in-house legal sector in Asia. The findings offer valuable insights into the hiring trends and salary fluctuations in key sectors of the in-house legal market, and follow the rise and fall of job prospects around the region.
Robert Southgate, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance & Contentious Legal for the Asia, Middle East & Africa region for British Telecommunications (BT), reveals to the In-House Community his methods of motivation, what makes external counsel stand out to him and why 'phoning it in' is never the answer.
Our M&A Report includes SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's article 'Further liberalisation and consolidation of the banking sector' and Phoenix Legal's contribution 'M&A Booster – New Companies Act has it all easy and clean'. You'll also find a Cover Story compiling thoughts from numerous sources throughout the region entitled 'M&A Report: a year opened with expectation'.
Sitting in a coffee shop in downtown Sydney on a recent trip to Australia, a look around at the diversity of faces discussing business, the price of coffee (and last weekend’s ‘footie’), it was clear that Australians of Asian descent are very much part of the fabric of the country. But whilst Asia has come to Australia, is Australia investing in Asia, and are Australian businesses taking full advantage of their geographical proximity to either the region’s mature or fast-emerging markets?
Markets in Asia can pose unexpected challenges for companies that rely on fraud mitigation and investigation practices applicable to developed markets. Quite simply, these practices do not work in Asia ...
Turning the lens on the plight of ship owners on what can only be described as despondent times in the industry, our inaugural Shipping & Insurance issue features a cover story which carves out four of the biggest concerns currently affecting them. In addition, an industry expert from Tilleke & Gibbins helpfully guides us through the issue of limitation of liability for ship owners in Thailand in our Special Report. Additionally, we bring you the highlights from a key-note speech delivered to the In-House Community in Singapore by the Attorney-General, who called for the serious discussion of greater regulation of the in-house counsel role at Pacific Business Press' 13th In-House Congress in the Lion City.
Last year’s strong M&A activity in Asia has continued in the first half of 2011. In our Special Report, senior lawyers practising in the field share their insights into the factors driving activity, from Asia’s thirst for overseas acquisitions to foreign companies trying to gain a foothold in emerging markets. Find out why Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami could stimulate outbound investment, and how the UAE’s distinct business culture can present challenges for the unwary investor. Features articles contributed by Hogan Lovells, K&L Gates, Melli Darsa & Co, Phoenix Legal, Tilleke & Gibbins, DFDL Mekong and Indochine Counsel.