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China: New Law Outlines Dos and Don’ts of Foreign NGOs
A newly ratified law, which takes effect on January 1, 2017, outlines how foreign NGOs should conduct their activities in China.
Indonesia Update
New Body Set Up to Resolve Disputes in the Construction Sector; and a Change to the Mediation Process ...
The Hard and Soft of Tendering (Africa)
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal clarified some issues on engaging in public-private partnerships.
Africa: Top ten New Year's resolutions for employers in 2016
Employers should reflect and take stock of employment-related issues and resolve to improve them.
Other articles & Reports
News
Rasmus Hougaard, global leader of mindfulness launches 'one second ahead' in Hong Kong, 25/05/2016 Simply put, mindfulness can be defined as the faculty of being aware of where one’s attention is placed, moment-by-moment, and at the same time monitoring one’s intentions, intuitions ...
Q&A with Malaysian law firm Putri Norlisa Chair, 25/05/2016 PNC Law commenced operations on October 1, 2015. We have a very nimble and niche setup, built on our core practice areas in Banking and Finance, Corporate-Commercial ...
HKIAC welcomes new Secretary General, 18/05/2016 Commencing in September 2016, Sarah Grimmer will become the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre's (HKIAC's) Secretary General....
Special Reports
Dispute Resolution The Beijing Arbitration Centre reference a case study to demonstrate arbitration's fairness; Clyde & Co discuss arbitral awards in China and the future of arbitration in the middle kingdom; and Mochtar Karuwin Komar review mediation and explain why it should become more popular.
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.
IP & TMT While Gilkron's General Counsel looks at ways technology can aid in-house counsel in 'IP can be both easy and hard to find', Yoon & Yang focus on the implications of new technology in 'Regulation of personal information in new fields'.
In-House Insights
Leading in-house counsel throughout a 'worldwide web'
Global General Counsel of NetApp Matthew Fawcett shares his views on overseeing a worldwide legal team, advises the In-House Community on what they have stated are their most prevailant challenges and tells them what to do when "sitting in the worry seat".
The importance of communication
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.
What the doctor ordered
As well as highlighting the importance of teamwork within an in-house team and between the legal team and others within the business, Michele Kythe Lim, Group Head, Legal & Secretarial/Company Secretary at IHH Healthcare discusses what she feels is essential to in-house success, as well as revealing how she motivates and inspires her team and herself. She also points out how now, legal departments need "to work hand-in-hand with the client".
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opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Kuala Lumpur 2016 - Thursday 2 June 2016

In-House Congress Bangkok 2016 - Tuesday 21 June 2016


Now in their 18th year, the In-House Congress and Symposium circuit are the gatherings for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road.
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