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Covering Ears to Steal Bells: Ignoring insolvency at risk of liquidation
China (PRC) / The closest Chinese equivalent to the English idiom of ‘sticking one’s head in the sand’ is ‘covering one’s ears to steal bells’ ...
JV Compliance Issues during the Transition Period under the new FIL
China (PRC) / On 1 January 2020, the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China came into force ...
The Time is Now: Planning for Global LIBOR Content Changes
By David Hetling, Marketing Director for Financial Services at SDL
The Impact of China’s New Foreign Investment Law
China (PRC) / This article intends to introduce the development of the legal framework governing foreign investments in the PRC and to interpret the potential impact of promulgation and enforcement of the Foreign Investment Law from the practical perspective.
The Power of the Automatic Stay
Thailand / The automatic stay halts certain actions from being taken by the creditor to the Court against the insolvent debtor and its assets once the rehabilitation petition is accepted by the court ...
BVI Limitation Periods for Foreign Law Claims
Is the limitation period determined by the rules of the foreign country, or does the relevant BVI limitation period apply? ...
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International firm to move to 60 percent office working once offices reopen
Herbert Smith Freehills is updating its agile working policy ...
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.
Mediation in Hong Kong
Hong Kong / Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space’s appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism to resolving commercial disputes ...
ADR in the time of Covid-19, and why virtual and hybrid hearings are here to stay
Singapore / To many practitioners’ surprise, virtual hearings have not been as difficult as feared ...
Service innovations to meet the pandemic challenge
China (PRC) / How to provide effective services while keeping the outbreak under control is an unprecedented challenge ...
Shifting landscape of international arbitration in China
China (PRC) / In China, amateurs may regard a city-named arbitration institution as the one only handling local arbitration cases. It is not, as a matter of fact ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...