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New administrative fines imposed by the UAE Insurance Authority
United Arab Emirates / Insurance and reinsurance providers should review the resolution and the list of violations to ensure their compliance.
Registering trademarks in Vietnam
Vietnam / Plus the development of solar power projects and a new circular on enterprise registration.
Health Canada pushes for safer medical devices
North America / The announcements foreshadow significant near-term changes to Canada's medical device regulatory regime.
The major LIBOR scandal and its extended impact on the UAE
United Arab Emirates / While it is still too early to judge the effectiveness of reforming LIBOR, it is a step in the right direction.
Drastic changes in the US immigration landscape
North America / The landscape is undergoing drastic changes that all companies and their employees need to understand.
Reform of regulations on private issuance of corporate bonds in Vietnam
Vietnam / One of the most notable points under Decree 163 is that the requisite conditions for issuing corporate bonds have been significantly liberalised ...
Philippines: Protecting indigenous knowledge systems and practices in intellectual property rights registration
Philippines / Indigenous peoples (IPs) and indigenous cultural communities (ICCs), though explicitly protected under the constitution itself, sadly remain one of the most marginalised and forgotten sectors in Philippine society ...
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Cooley to launch in Hong Kong
The US law firm is set to open an office in the city after hiring Will Cai from Skadden.
London launches International Disputes Week
The event comes at a watershed time for the UK legal sector, as London looks to establish its future role and status as a dispute hub after Brexit.
Flood of submissions for In-House Community Counsels of the Year, 2019
More than 90 major in-house teams in Asia and the Middle East have submitted to be long-listed for the awards.
Vietnam update
The new region-based minimum wage, TPP agreement, corporate bonds decree and circulars on foreign exchange management for FDI and PPP.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2018...
The art of deal management
Asia (Other) / Oliver Mould, head of Asia for Lawyers On Demand, speaks with Nick Tomlinson about his background, career, current role as general counsel for Asia Pacific at Dentsu Aegis Network and ...
Significant changes to UAE’s Civil Procedure Code
Rest of the World / While the changes are welcome, they put pressure on litigants to plead their cases within relatively short time periods ...
Closing the financing gap — infrastructure project bankability
Asia (Other) / The perceived lack of bankable projects by international investors, not the lack of available capital, is the key impediment ...
Project finance for Vietnam’s energy generation: Powering growth and finding the (political) will
Vietnam / Companies that seize the green opportunity in this emerging market will gain significant advantages in the long term ...
Thailand: Projects and Energy
Thailand / Commentary on the latest developments in the Thai projects and energy sector ...
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 ...
Ethical Decision Making Process by Manish Asarkar
Manish Asarkar, legal & compliance head of Black & Veatch, India talks about the value in having strong Ethics and Compliance for companies and how to reatain these values in the decision ...
Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, Shelf Drilling
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
Peangpanor Boonklum, PTT
One of the most prominent corporate lawyers in Thailand, PTT's head of legal spoke to the In-House Community's Tim Gilkison ...
Managed legal services: part of a new paradigm for the legal solutions market
The emergence of alternative legal solutions is giving clients a lot more choice.
India's first legal-tech incubator 'Starts'
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has launched India's first legal technology incubator, aptly named Prarambh or “Start” in Hindi/Sanskrit.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2018...
In search of visionary client service providers
We have set the challenge for legal service providers to demonstrate that they can truly stand inside the shoes of their clients.
The search is on for genuine client service-focused legal providers
Submissions for the In-House Community Visionary Client Service Legal Providers Awards, 2018 are now open!