Thailand’s OTCC issues first industry-specific conduct guidelines
Thailand / Guidelines on the conduct between wholesale and retail business operators and their trade partners announced by the Office of Trade Competition Commission.
New decree on foreign workers in Indonesia
Indonesia / The Ministry of Manpower has issued a codified list of businesses in which foreign employees may be employed.
Can backdating be acceptable?
Vietnam / The effective date of a contract under Vietnamese laws.
Amendment to the Consumer Protection Act 
Thailand / The Act strengthens the law relating to the safety of products and services.
Regulating the sale and provision of digital content through mobile cellular networks
Indonesia / Regulations on digital content are becoming more relevant as investor interest in the Indonesian market rises.
Three key skills I wish I'd been taught in my law degree
Legal educators must arm graduates with the tools needed to embark on their legal journey.
Personal Data Protection Act published in the Government Gazette
Thailand / Business operators should ensure that their businesses comply with the PDPA.
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Essex Court Chambers, Eversheds Sutherland achieve landmark win for Malaysia in 1MDB appeal
The Court of Appeal has injuncted an international arbitration related to the scandal and moved the process to public court.
Rules of civility
Introducing the mindful business charter.
Hong Kong studies arbitration success fees
Two Herbert Smith Freehills partners will co-chair a study on the introduction of outcome-related fees.
David Miles remembered
We mourn the passing of a remarkable lawyer and dear friend.
Debunking tech and data myths
Practical ways to tackle laws regarding the collection, use, ownership and deletion of data.
Disrupting the law
Asia (Other) / Technology has been changing the world of work since the dawn of the industrial revolution, but it is only in the past decade or so that technological innovations have truly ...
NewLaw takes-off in Southeast Asia
Asia (Other) / Rob Shakespeare of KorumLegal discusses the market for flexible and innovative legal solutions in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions ...
The five stages of the board management maturity model
Asia (Other) / The tools boards use to communicate should be simple to use, meet their needs (and no more) and be secure ...
Pioneering New Law in Asia
Asia (Other) / Kirsty Dougan, managing director of Vario Asia, lays out her vision for the company in Asia and how she has seen the legal industry change ...
Keeping track of sanctions
Asia (Other) / Governments around the world are increasingly using economic sanctions and embargoes as a foreign policy tool ...
Gill Meller
The legal and European business director for MTR Corporation talks about the challenges of providing legal advice in a constantly changing environment.
Andrew Cooke
We speak to the head of strategy and general counsel for Flash Entertainment, and our In-House Community Counsel of the Year, about running an in-house legal team and his outlook ...
Joseph Trillana Gonzales
We speak to the general counsel of Aboitiz Power about his role and the outlook for the profession in the Philippines.
Elina Mohamed
We speak to the general counsel at Orpic about her career, the development of the industry and her outlook ...
Carl Watson, Arcadis Asia
The general counsel of Arcadis Asia discusses effective in-house functionality and how he has worked to build a legal team that is fit for purpose.
Weiwen Wang
Along with legal knowledge, a business mindset and good communication skills are important attributes for the vice-president for business reputation and responsibility, Greater China, at InterContinental Hotels Group ...
Rules of civility
Introducing the mindful business charter.
Three key skills I wish I'd been taught in my law degree
Legal educators must arm graduates with the tools needed to embark on their legal journey.
Are you optimising project management skills in your legal department?
Because you should! We all need to upscale our skillset in areas of people, process and technology.
Counsels of the Year 2019 – What we learnt
The winners of this year’s awards once again set the benchmark for excellence ...
In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2019: Winners
MTR Corp, ADGM, Clifford Chance, Baker McKenzie and Lawcadia among the winners at our fourth annual awards dinner ...
Deals of the Year 2018
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2018...