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New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
Thailand / In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...
Dubai Family Ownership of Common Property Law
Middle East / The Law also aims to provide a legal framework for maintaining continuity of family ownership and avoiding division of businesses amongst family members ...
"You can’t manage what you don’t measure"
Asia (Other) / ….so said a General Counsel in a recent discussion we had about the use of data in their legal department.
Electronic signatures and virtual meetings — the Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal framework
Asia (Other) / The introduction globally of travel restrictions and containment measures arising from Covid-19 has significantly disrupted business, including creating logistical issues in closing corporate or financing transactions or holding board and shareholders’ meetings ...
Tightening regulations on corporate bonds issuance in Vietnam
Vietnam / Decree 81 is said to be an attempt to tighten and control corporate bonds issuance in Vietnam in the wake of a worrisome proliferation ...
Financial rehabilitation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
Philippines / In light of the implementation of various community quarantine measures brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, many business establishments were either prevented from operating or permitted with limited operational capacity ...
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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 ...
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