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Reform of regulations on private issuance of corporate bonds in Vietnam
Vietnam / The conditions for issuing corporate bonds have been significantly liberalised ...
New long-term residency visas in UAE
United Arab Emirates / In a welcome development, the new law introduces long-term residency visas for four categories of persons.
Digital Hygiene for the Board
There is no such thing as 100 percent digital safety but by learning good practices and taking simple steps to protect yourself, you can make it much harder for anyone to hack into your computer or eavesdrop on your phone calls or online communications ...
New promotion regime for domestic funds
United Arab Emirates / A new agreement could make the UAE a much more attractive place to establish funds.
USMCA impact on communications industries
How the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement affects telecommunications, broadcasting and digital trade.
Philippines: The right to know – Freedom of information in the Supreme Court
Philippines / Freedom of Information is a right enshrined in our fundamental law ...
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and the law in Uganda
Africa / By far the most significant headline-grabbing development in 2017 and 2018 relates to the stunning rise of blockchain ...
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Flood of submissions for In-House Community Counsels of the Year, 2019
More than 90 major in-house teams in Asia and the Middle East have submitted to be long-listed for the awards.
Vietnam update
Vietnam / The new region-based minimum wage, TPP agreement, corporate bonds decree and circulars on foreign exchange management for FDI and PPP.
Surprise changes seek to modernise Canadian trademarks law and practice
Vietnam / This bulletin looks at key proposed changes to trademark law in Canada.
Drew & Napier’s Davinder Singh to set up own firm
North America / The firm's executive chairman is leaving after 37 years to start his own practice.
Closing the financing gap — infrastructure project bankability
Asia (Other) / The perceived lack of bankable projects by international investors, not the lack of available capital, is the key impediment ...
Project finance for Vietnam’s energy generation: Powering growth and finding the (political) will
Vietnam / Companies that seize the green opportunity in this emerging market will gain significant advantages in the long term ...
Thailand: Projects and Energy
Thailand / Commentary on the latest developments in the Thai projects and energy sector ...
Australia courts Asian markets — and capital
Australia / Deepening financial and trade ties are solidifying the country's role in the region.
Netting arrangements made enforceable in the UAE
Rest of the World / For decades, banks and other counterparties in the UAE have obtained financial services from foreign financial institutions. Industry bodies, such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the International ...
Legal innovation in BigLaw
Asia (Other) / For many people in the legal sphere, the word ‘innovation’ has become synonymous with ‘disruption’ — for others, the overuse of the word has relegated it to just another corporate buzzword ...
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.
Weiwen Wang
Along with legal knowledge, a business mindset and good communication skills are important attributes for the vice-president for business reputation and responsibility, Greater China, at InterContinental Hotels Group ...
Ethical Decision Making Process by Manish Asarkar
Manish Asarkar, legal & compliance head of Black & Veatch, India talks about the value in having strong Ethics and Compliance for companies and how to reatain these values in the decision ...
Hani Abosamra Abdelrasoul, Shelf Drilling
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
Peangpanor Boonklum, PTT
One of the most prominent corporate lawyers in Thailand, PTT's head of legal spoke to the In-House Community's Tim Gilkison ...
India's first legal-tech incubator 'Starts'
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has launched India's first legal technology incubator, aptly named Prarambh or “Start” in Hindi/Sanskrit.
Let’s Get Real About Wellness in Legal
In a business that claims a heavy price from the professionals who practice it, Matt Fawcett, General Counsel at NetApp looks at the importance of a healthy workplace ...
Your first 10 days as a legal consultant
The challenges facing legal consultants are unique and require a different set of skills to other employees.
The search is on for genuine client service-focused legal providers
Submissions for the In-House Community Visionary Client Service Legal Providers Awards, 2018 are now open!
Nominations open for In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2019
The In-House Community is now canvassing nominations for our fourth Counsels of the Year Awards ...