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BVI court issues key decision on recoverability of costs
The decision is welcome guidance and clarification on the recoverability of costs incurred by non-qualified persons employed in BVI firms.
The costs of conflict
There are now more options available to a party to a dispute to help reduce the risk of adverse costs.
Implementation of Abu Dhabi Local Content Program
United Arab Emirates / This major development will have significant impact on businesses that provide goods and services to governmental and semi-governmental entities.
General meetings in the time of Covid-19
Hong Kong / How the Hong Kong government’s regulations on group gatherings affect offshore incorporated companies.
Philippines: Pandemics, police power and private contracts
Philippines / With the worsening coronavirus outbreak, President Rodrigo Duterte has shifted gears ...
How to speak IT
Asia (Other) / Ideally, everyone should have a basic understanding of the company’s IT infrastructure, not least because as more companies digitise, the risk of cyber threats increases. A cyberattack can come from anywhere ...
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Maxwell Chambers forms international alliance
The alliance with centres in Canada and the UK will mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on dispute resolution.
In-House Community Counsels of the Year e-Ceremony – Live & Online!
We are excited to be hosting our first ever online celebration ....
G24 – The global mental health summit
InsideOut and the Wellbeing @ Work Summits have joined forces to launch the world’s first 24-hour global mental health summit.
Maxwell Chambers offers cutting edge virtual arbitration
The Singapore ADR centre is now offering advanced virtual arbitration solutions in collaboration with Law In Order.
The need to look at Intellectual Property in a new light
Cross border data flows will become one of if not the most important consideration for corporate counsel in the future given the implications for intellectual property (IP), privacy, competition, trade, ...
Scrutinising CP Group’s acquisition of Tesco
Thailand / The decision of Thailand’s competition authorities will set a precedent regarding merger control and provide clarity on market definitions.
Protecting privacy during Covid-19
China (PRC) / During the Covid-19 outbreak, processing and protection of personal information can be a pivotal and difficult issue. The key lies in balancing the interest of information/data subjects and the ...
新冠疫情期间中国法下 – 有关个人信息处理的合规建议
China (PRC) / 新冠冕之情下的个人信息处理及其保护问题,重点与难点在于个人信息上的信息/数据主体利益与社会公共利益之间的冲突与协调。 本文将在当前的当前个人信息保护法律体系下,结合疫情及其防控这一现实因素,从而中国法下有关个人信息处理的原则性规定及疫情防控下的例外可能 ⋯⋯
Investments in Asia? – How to better use business intelligence
Asia (Other) / Making investments or entering into an M&A deal can involve uncertainties and potential pitfalls. These can include financial and commercial issues, clashing business cultures, sudden changes in government regulation, ...
The impact of Covid-19 on Mena M&A
Rest of the World / The pandemic will undoubtedly cause lasting economic and societal changes that will affect the way that deals are conducted.
Sigrid Wettwer
We speak to the head of group legal for the Middle East & Asia Pacific at DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, about change, technology and running a lean ...
Michael Ting
The chief legal and compliance officer for Manulife in Hong Kong discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the challenges of working in a highly regulated sector ...
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 ...
The thing about … Simon Davis
Recently, the Law Society of England & Wales president met up with Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield and answered a series of questions put to him on behalf of the In-House ...
Who knows what the future will hold?
Looking at the past to work through the Covid-19 crisis.
Is it time for a leadership check?
Covid-19 is making us re-evaluate the tools we use, the way we lead and is bringing our truest values to the forefront.
Deals of the Year 2019
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2019 ...
Nominations: Visionary Client Service Providers 2020
The In-House Community is pleased to announce the firms under consideration for our Visionary Client Service Providers awards 2020.