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Common ways to acquire real estate projects in Vietnam
Vietnam / Real estate investment in Vietnam can be very challenging for foreign investors due to differences in the legal system, transaction practices, cultural barriers and other factors.
Waste to energy projects in Thailand
Thailand / A brief overview of the legal issues related to the development of a municipal solid waste to energy project.
Credit institution restructuring in Vietnam
Vietnam / Challenges for investors participating in restructuring credit institutions with state capital under special control.
Shareholder rights to requisition a general meeting
Most articles of association of offshore companies listed in Hong Kong have provisions that empower shareholders to requisition a general meeting.
Anatomy of a business rehabilitation in Thailand
Thailand / Key considerations for Thai and foreign creditors.
Travel restrictions, work permit and visa status of expats in the Philippines
Philippines / While the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) knows no nationality or race, most countries have taken the approach, among others, of closing their respective borders to prevent it from spreading ...
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Winston & Strawn forms China strategic alliance with Yuanda
The agreement follows the termination of Yuanda’s alliance with McDermott Will & Emery.
Knowledge is power and information is the key to survival
Stay up to date with the latest episode of our podcast, The Weekly with Richard Levick, and our upcoming webinar, Beyond Black Swan: Positioning the Law Firm for the “New Normal”.
In-House Community Counsels of the Year e-Ceremony 2020
The results of our virtual awards ceremony are in — we list the winners in all categories and round up a successful evening.
'The Weekly' with Dr Charles Keller, CC-TDI
Richard Levick talks to the Scientific Director at the Children's Cancer Therapy Development Institute about their work and the support of the In-House Community
Data protection and Covid-19: beyond data privacy
Covid-19 has brought about radical disruptions both to peoples’ lives and routines as well as corporate behaviours and national policies ...
The need to look at Intellectual Property in a new light
Cross border data flows will become one of if not the most important consideration for corporate counsel in the future given the implications for intellectual property (IP), privacy, competition, trade, ...
Scrutinising CP Group’s acquisition of Tesco
Thailand / The decision of Thailand’s competition authorities will set a precedent regarding merger control and provide clarity on market definitions.
Protecting privacy during Covid-19
China (PRC) / During the Covid-19 outbreak, processing and protection of personal information can be a pivotal and difficult issue. The key lies in balancing the interest of information/data subjects and the ...
新冠疫情期间中国法下 – 有关个人信息处理的合规建议
China (PRC) / 新冠冕之情下的个人信息处理及其保护问题,重点与难点在于个人信息上的信息/数据主体利益与社会公共利益之间的冲突与协调。 本文将在当前的当前个人信息保护法律体系下,结合疫情及其防控这一现实因素,从而中国法下有关个人信息处理的原则性规定及疫情防控下的例外可能 ⋯⋯
Investments in Asia? – How to better use business intelligence
Asia (Other) / Making investments or entering into an M&A deal can involve uncertainties and potential pitfalls. These can include financial and commercial issues, clashing business cultures, sudden changes in government regulation, ...
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.
The hidden benefit of using your inbox for legal project management
How to keep the flexibility of inbox management while getting rid of the poor visibility and control.
The thing about … Simon Davis
Recently, the Law Society of England & Wales president met up with Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield and answered a series of questions put to him on behalf of the In-House ...
Who knows what the future will hold?
Looking at the past to work through the Covid-19 crisis.
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 ...