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5 Questions you need answered BEFORE you make the move in-house
The fundamental question in determining how your in-house life will go is how your department is viewed by management ...
Interim relief prior to starting arbitrations under the Federal Arbitration Law
United Arab Emirates / A note on recent experiences in obtaining interim orders from the Dubai Courts.
New Indonesian franchise regulation relaxes certain requirements
Indonesia / The new regulation aims to simplify the registration process and facilitate investment.
Three “must have” legal solutions to reduce costs and increase value
External forces are requiring business leaders to consider political, social and environmental impacts.
The New DIFC Leasing Law
United Arab Emirates / The New Law is a welcome development which may stimulate the property market in the DIFC.
New amendment to Indonesia’s KPK Law
Indonesia / The main purpose of the amendments is to change the corruption eradication paradigm from prosecution measure to prevention measure.
Opening the money taps into Africa
Africa / Akinwumi Adesina is not a name most people in Africa would recognise, yet it belongs to a man who is, arguably, doing the most to haul the continent out of a rut of underdevelopment and improve the lives of its people ...
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In search of visionary firms
We are currently canvassing submissions for the coveted In-House Community Visionary Client Services Awards 2020.
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.
India’s buy-out boom
India / Aakash Choubey of Khaitan & Co discusses the development of private equity players in India ...
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 ...
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.
5 Questions you need answered BEFORE you make the move in-house
The fundamental question in determining how your in-house life will go is how your department is viewed by management ...
Three “must have” legal solutions to reduce costs and increase value
External forces are requiring business leaders to consider political, social and environmental impacts.
People, ideas, machines — in that order
A book review of “The Real Deal: Law Firm Leadership That Works” by Paul Smith and Sally Dyson.
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 ...