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Reminder – Requirement in the OSS System for companies to adjust their Business Classification Code
Indonesia / This joint notice requires limited liability companies to adjust their purpose and objectives.
Slightly more clarity: Economic Substance Regulations in the DIFC
United Arab Emirates / The new guidance is helpful for businesses in the DIFC, but significant questions still remain.
Requirement to use the Indonesian language is regulated further
Indonesia / Indonesia has finally issued an implementing regulation of the Language Law.
Notable changes introduced by the amended Labour Code 2019
Vietnam / The legislation includes changes to holidays, retirement age, labour contracts, trade unions and overtime.
Adding value – A consultant's perspective
Adapting to the client's changing needs is at the core of the role.
BKPM amends its regulation on the procedures for licence and investment facilities
Indonesia / Divestment and foreign directors and commissioners’ requirements.
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Nominations open for In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2020
The In-House Community is now canvassing nominations for our fourth Counsels of the Year Awards ...
EY poaches LOD’s John Knox
The Lawyers on Demand co-founder joins as Asia-Pacific legal managed services leader.
Singapore firms merge to create PK Wong & Nair
Boutique dispute resolution and insolvency practice Nair & Co has merged with mid-sized firm PK Wong & Associates.
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.
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.
Adding value – A consultant's perspective
Adapting to the client's changing needs is at the core of the role.
Navigating a looming recession: Five strategies to prepare you for the storm clouds
The most common risk-mitigation strategies that legal teams take when facing a downturn in the market.
Investing in uncertain times is not a paradox, it is a solution
Redesigning legal processes can deliver efficiency gains of between 15% and 50%.
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 ...