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Personal Data Protection Act published in the Government Gazette
Thailand / Business operators should ensure that their businesses comply with the PDPA.
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.
Regulatory Authorities to regulate Relevant Activities in accordance with Economic Substance Regulations announced
United Arab Emirates / Businesses licensed in the UAE should fast track an assessment to determine if they are subject to the regulations.
What every in-house counsel must know about handling data breaches
Mishandling data breaches is now on the list of "career killers" for lawyers.
Development of collaborative economy in Vietnam
Vietnam / New regulation promises a clear and effective regulatory environment for collaborative economy investors.
Positive changes of IPR protection in China under the trade war
China (PRC) / A recent case highlights the measures China has taken to protect intellectual property rights.
Bringing eDiscovery In-House? Four Tips to Get You Started
Asia (Other) / With an increase in litigation and in costs for document review, more and more companies are considering bringing parts, if not all, of the eDiscovery process in house ...
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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.
Blown away by the IBA
Patrick Dransfield describes his experience as a speaker and delegate at this year's IBA conference in Seoul.
Phuoc lawyers create new firm
A group of lawyers from Phuoc & Partners have established a new law firm in Vietnam.
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 ...
A crisis of compliance
Asia (Other) / Investigating allegations of compliance breaches is an expensive affair. Employee and third-party malfeasance remain a costly budget item on P&Ls across Asia ...
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 ...
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.
Disrupting the law
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 ...
The New Normal: An interview with LOD’s head of innovation and design
We speak with Anthony Wright about the development of lexvoco, joining forces with LOD and the future of legal in Asia.
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...