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New Decree on special preferential import/export tariffs under the CPTPP
Vietnam / Plus recent Vietnam updates on insurance, public investment and minimum wages.
SCA issues guidelines for financial institutions on anti-money laundering
United Arab Emirates / The advent of AML and ATF guidance is a welcome step for businesses in the UAE.
Update on Stamp Duty regulating electronic transactions
Thailand / A new notification requires parties who enter certain electronic transactions to pay stamp duty in cash.
Ministerial Regulation removing back office services from the Foreign Business Operations Act announced
Thailand / Certain back office service businesses will no longer require a foreign business licence.
Changes are coming!
North America / Five factors to consider when reviewing your Canadian trademark strategy in 2019.
Forensic investigations, the role of corporate counsel and the rise of information governance
Asia (Other) / Head of Forensics – Erick Gunawan, discusses the Role of Corporate Counsel in the context of litigation or investigation and the increasing importance of information governance ...
In Korea, a licensee is now considered an interested party who may invalidate a patent
South Korea / On February 21, 2019, the Korea Supreme Court issued a decision making it clear that a licensee is an interested party who may file a petition to invalidate a patent for which he holds a licence ...
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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.
Maxwell Chambers opens new disputes facility
Law In Order will be one of the first tenants to open its doors in the newly renovated building.
Navigating the life cycle of a cross-border deal
The ABA’s Asia-Pacific Forum will harness the wisdom of experienced in-house and external lawyers to explore key issues.
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 ...
Whistleblower investigations: Keys to responding to a dynamic event
In-house teams should be prepared for an inevitable increase in incidents requiring investigation as whistleblower protections grow ...
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 ...
Whither private practice?
Review – Smarter Law: Transforming Busy Lawyers into Business Leaders by Trevor Faure.
Creating value in law. Is it time to Stop, Collaborate and Listen?
To ensure that we’re creating excellence, we need to think, without distraction, of the bigger picture.
The thing about … Shruti Ajitsaria
The head of tech innovation space Fuse and a partner at Allen & Overy talks to Patrick Dransfield about legaltech, entrepreneurship and London’s role in the future of law ...
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...