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Latest amendment to the procedure for the resolution of small claims lawsuit
Indonesia / The new procedure provides more optimal and effective regulation than the previous regulation.
Thailand Plus incentives under BOI
Thailand / The two new incentives encourage companies to move from overseas to Thailand.
Investing in uncertain times is not a paradox, it is a solution
Redesigning legal processes can deliver efficiency gains of between 15% and 50%.
Legal issues on peer-to-peer lending business in Vietnam
Vietnam / Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been growing rapidly in Vietnam, along with the development of financial technology ...
What Happens After the Dawn Raid?
Asia (Other) / The dawn raid has led to the forensic collection of 100,000 documents, now safely secured on a hard drive. What is the process from here? It’s important to plan your strategy in advance to minimise downtime, extract relevant documents and get ready for production ...
Further transparency in respect of Cayman Islands companies
Africa / The Cayman Islands has often been referred to pejoratively as a “secrecy jurisdiction”. The two main supports for the secrecy allegation were on the one hand the existence of “secrecy” legislation, The Confidential Relationship Preservation Law (CRPL) dating back to the 1970s ...
Notes to foreign financial investment corporations that are starting businesses in South Korea
South Korea / As of September 2019, there were 47,799 foreign investors registered with the Korea Financial Supervisory Service, including 36,190 institutional investors ...
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Essex Court Chambers, Eversheds Sutherland achieve landmark win for Malaysia in 1MDB appeal
The Court of Appeal has injuncted an international arbitration related to the scandal and moved the process to public court.
Rules of civility
Introducing the mindful business charter.
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.
Protecting personal data in cyberspace: enterprise’s obligations under the laws of Vietnam
Vietnam / Some of the key takeaways that enterprises should be aware of ...
Growth of e-discovery across Asia
Asia (Other) / The e-discovery landscape across Asia is diverse, but increased adoption was in evidence at the 10th annual Relativity Fest, write Tim Gilkison and Rahul Prakash.
The techlash is coming
For many organisations, artificial intelligence has arrived or will be coming soon, bringing all sorts of new challenges for counsel, especially with respect to cross-border data flows ...
Debunking tech and data myths
Practical ways to tackle laws regarding the collection, use, ownership and deletion of data.
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 ...
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.
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.
Investing in uncertain times is not a paradox, it is a solution
Redesigning legal processes can deliver efficiency gains of between 15% and 50%.
Growth of e-discovery across Asia
The e-discovery landscape across Asia is diverse, but increased adoption was in evidence at the 10th annual Relativity Fest, write Tim Gilkison and Rahul Prakash.
Rules of civility
Introducing the mindful business charter.
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...