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New challenges for investors in the US – CFIUS
North America / It would be a mistake to underestimate the growing power of CFIUS to regulate foreign investors in US companies.
New transparency registry for all private BC companies in the offing
North America / If the bill comes into force it will have far reaching compliance consequences for all private BC companies.
Doing business and ease of doing business in India
India / The government has taken numerous steps to give an impetus to foreign investment, but a lot remains to be done.
Privacy Commissioner of Canada reverses position on transfers of personal information for processing
North America / The Commissioner has made a surprising reversal of its long-standing position on the transfer of personal information.
Responding quickly to personal information breaches in South Korea
South Korea / What in-house lawyers should know in case of a personal information leak in Korea.
Amendment to Thai Arbitration Act
Thailand / The Amendment expands the ability of foreign arbitrators and representatives to act in arbitral proceedings.
New Decree on special preferential import/export tariffs under the CPTPP
Vietnam / Plus recent Vietnam updates on insurance, public investment and minimum wages.
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Phuoc lawyers create new firm
A group of lawyers from Phuoc & Partners have established a new law firm in Vietnam.
Japan's biggest firm agrees Thai acquisition
Nishimura is set to merge with Thailand’s SCL in October.
Herbies goes to Shanghai FTZ
Herbert Smith Freehills is adding local law capabilities in China through a joint operation with Kewei Law Firm.
Dentons to merge with Lee International
The deal would see it become the first international law firm to combine with a Korean firm.
A new bed — a shared dream?
China (PRC) / A discussion of the new China Foreign Investment Law and the creation of an Expert Committee to produce template documents for in-house counsel ...
UAE – Dynamism in business and dispute resolution in the Gulf
United Arab Emirates / With a variety of new legislation in the emirates, Louise Bowmaker of Horizons & Co looks at some of the most significant recent and upcoming changes ...
SCIA’s innovation: Optional appellate arbitration in China
China (PRC) / A substantive appellate mechanism constitutes a beneficial complement to the finality of single-instance arbitration ...
Introducing Chinese arbitration to the world
China (PRC) / Through open dialogue, BAC is developing the knowledge and expertise to become a leading arbitration hub among the international arbitration community ...
Internet courts in China
China (PRC) / In view of the rapid development of e-commerce and the skyrocketing number of online disputes, China decided on June 26, 2017 to set up an internet court, with the aim to take ...
Maxwell Chambers expands dispute resolution hub
Singapore / Asian-Mena Counsel spoke to Philip Jeyaretnam, Chairman of Maxwell Chambers, about the opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites and how it will affect dispute resolution in the region ...
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.
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 ...
A new bed — a shared dream?
A discussion of the new China Foreign Investment Law and the creation of an Expert Committee to produce template documents for in-house counsel ...
How technology drives managed legal services
Managed legal services are an increasing area of focus for consumers and are starting to make significant inroads into Asia and APAC.
Whither private practice?
Review – Smarter Law: Transforming Busy Lawyers into Business Leaders by Trevor Faure.
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...