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Offshore Separate Portfolio Companies in the Family Office and Private Client World
Asia (Other) / SPCs and SACs are offshore limited liability companies with an added twist ... Could a SPC/SAC ever take the place of a trust?
Nok Air Rehabilitation Proceedings – Updates for Creditors and Lessors
Thailand / As the global travel industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, many companies are now beginning to seek protections under various insolvency regimes ...
Vietnam Insurance Market – Share/Capital Acquisition
Vietnam / The Vietnamese insurance market is heating up with many high-valued M&A deals over the last two years ...
Scheme away
Asia (Other) / Given current financial conditions in the equity markets, opportunities for privatisations abound and schemes of arrangement are all the rage again.
Boards and the Adoption of Remote Working Practices
The need for efficient, better structured ways of working remotely is key ...
Patent filing strategies in the GCC
Middle East / If you are interested in protecting your technology in the region, the question shouldn’t be where to patent your technology but how.
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IBA launches Global Mental Wellbeing initiative for the legal profession
The In-House Community supports the International Bar Association in its global initiative on mental wellbeing in the legal profession ...
HKIAC: 'Hong Kong remains a neutral and effective seat of arbitration'
Hong Kong / "Despite recent challenges, users can remain confident in Hong Kong as a seat of arbitration" ...
Winston & Strawn forms China strategic alliance with Yuanda
The agreement follows the termination of Yuanda’s alliance with McDermott Will & Emery.
Knowledge is power and information is the key to survival
Stay up to date with the latest episode of our podcast, The Weekly with Richard Levick, and our upcoming webinar, Beyond Black Swan: Positioning the Law Firm for the “New Normal”.
A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be.
Middle East / A rapid response has been needed to control the coronavirus outbreak, but it remains to be seen how permanent the changes will be ...
Compliance of import and export of epidemic prevention supplies
China (PRC) / Currently, epidemic prevention supplies have special uses and significant importance, not only for the smooth development of economic activities ...
Antitrust Enforcement Review 2019: Monopoly investigations
China (PRC) / China’s competition authority has acquired the competence and courage to investigate some of the most complicated and new types of monopoly behaviours ...
Competition watchdog turns its attention to the online hotel booking sector
India / Vasanth Rajasekaran and Reshma Ravipati of Phoenix Legal take a brief look at the Oyo, MakeMyTrip and Goibibo cases ...
Data protection and Covid-19: beyond data privacy
Covid-19 has brought about radical disruptions both to peoples’ lives and routines as well as corporate behaviours and national policies ...
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, ...
Iain MacDonald
The Lloyd’s Register general counsel for Asia, Middle East and Africa discusses the challenges of his role, the in-house role under Covid-19 and legal podcasts ...
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.
Diversity in the workplace
Make 2020 the year of real change.
Comment: My educated mother had the audacity to work
Exposing the craziness behind (sex) discrimination really matters.
How eDiscovery automation is driving new ways to improve the client experience
Technology can help finance and legal firms to become more efficient as well as also offering the potential to reduce cost.
In-House Community Counsels of the Year, 2020
The latest innovations and cultural transformations from our award-winning in-house teams in Asia, the Middle East and South Africa.
The Winners: In-House Community Counsels of the Year, 2020
A full rundown of our most commended counsels ...
Deals of the Year 2019
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2019 ...