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Adopting eDiscovery for internal investigations
Asia (Other) / In-house counsel are often called on to manage an internal investigation. How can you effectively plan for and manage these investigations? We explore how electronic discovery (eDiscovery) tools help you mitigate risk and achieve your fact-finding mission.
Venture capital flourishes in the MENA region on a strong offshore foundation
United Arab Emirates / The recent announcement of Uber Technologies Inc’s acquisition of its Middle Eastern based competitor, Careem, in a cash and stock transaction worth US$3.1 billion, has renewed the spotlight on the burgeoning venture capital market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Encouraging foreign direct investment in Vietnam's education sector
Vietnam / One of the noteworthy points under Decree 86 is educational association, which is defined as twinning between Vietnamese private kindergartens ...
Korea promotes a new regulatory “sandbox” system to fuel innovation
South Korea / Domestic Korean business organisations and foreign chambers of commerce have repeatedly complained about the highly regulated business environment in Korea ...
The Philippines 11th Foreign Investment Negative List and its impact on online businesses
Philippines / A more liberalised foreign participation may change the internet-based business landscape in the Philippines ...
One small step for Africa
Africa / On April 2 the Gambia’s parliament wrote itself into modern African history when it ratified the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ...
New Circular guiding the restrictions on the use of foreign exchange in Vietnam
Vietnam / Plus updates on public private partnerships, radio and TV services, lending in foreign currencies, insurance and IP.
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In-House Community's inaugural UK event
The event will see specialists from Asia bringing expertise on the world of opportunity outside of The City.
Lubis Ganie joins KPMG alliance
The Indonesian law firm has joined KMPG’s global legal network.
Bringing it All Back Home – Asia and the City of London
The In-House Community will host the legal and business conference at The Law Society of England & Wales.
The power of gender equality to transform the business of law
Join industry experts and legal professionals in London to have your voice heard and help influence meaningful change ...
The Philippine Competition Commission bares its teeth
Philippines / For the first time since its inception in 2015, the Commission has blocked a merger after conducting its review.
Bridging the Thai-Chinese cultural divide
China (PRC) / China will soon become the leading foreign investor in Thailand, but there are still significant challenges for the unwary.
跨越中泰文化差异:寻找最佳法律合作伙伴
China (PRC) / 当她10岁随父母从中国移居泰国时,看到很多同时期的中国移民因为对泰国法律缺乏了解,投资受到重大损失。自此她矢志学习法律,立志帮助中国新移民跨越泰国的法律雷区,在泰国安居乐业。
Antitrust enforcement review 2018: Investigations on monopoly cases
China (PRC) / Recent cases in China show that enterprises need to actively comply with the law, pay close attention to legislation and promote employees’ awareness of compliance.
Merger clearance matters in the UAE
United Arab Emirates / Despite the limited number of filings and the dearth of decisions, parties conducting M&A in or from the UAE should consider the impact of the competition regime.
Chinese M&A goes under the radar
Asia (Other) / There is a greater focus on smaller, more strategic deals that attract less scrutiny from government officials ...
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 ...
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.
The thing about … Robert Lewis
The Zhong Lun senior international counsel and brains behind docQbot talks about his career and the legal landscape in China.
A 'return' to private practice
Three experienced Asia-based lawyers spoke to Tim Gilkison about their 'return' to private practice, and how to make a successful transition ...
Innovation in legal services: What it is and how we do it
To begin the innovation journey, we should first understand what we are talking about.
Appeal for support for children’s cancer charity
Announcing the official charity for the In-House Community Awards 2019, the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute.
Deals of the Year 2018
Asian-mena Counsel’s review of the top transactions and matters that closed during 2018...
In search of visionary client service providers
We have set the challenge for legal service providers to demonstrate that they can truly stand inside the shoes of their clients.