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UAE Ministry of Finance issues guidance on Economic Substance Regulations
United Arab Emirates / Thirteen topics covered in the guidance that may be of interest to businesses affected by the regulations.
The New Normal: An interview with LOD’s head of innovation and design
We speak with Anthony Wright about the development of lexvoco, joining forces with LOD and the future of legal in Asia.
Don’t suffer FOMO* for Southeast Asia LegalTech!
Avoid the 'fear of missing out' by embracing the incredible opportunities technology offers.
Indonesia: Regulating the sale and provision of digital content through mobile cellular networks
Indonesia / The regulation is becoming more relevant as investors are increasingly interested in the digital content market ...
Law 6 of 2019: On the ownership of common property in the Emirate of Dubai
United Arab Emirates / The New Law is an important development for Dubai as most real estate is held by way of property owned in common.
Encouraging startups and SMEs in Vietnam
Vietnam / As well as changes at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and new measures relating to industrial parks and economic zones.
Accessing new markets in APAC – Essential questions you must ask!
Asia (Other) / New market opportunities in this region are immense, but there are challenges.
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David Miles remembered
We mourn the passing of a remarkable lawyer and dear friend.
Blown away by the IBA
Patrick Dransfield describes his experience as a speaker and delegate at this year's IBA conference in Seoul.
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.
Keeping track of sanctions
Asia (Other) / Governments around the world are increasingly using economic sanctions and embargoes as a foreign policy tool ...
A crisis of compliance
Asia (Other) / Investigating allegations of compliance breaches is an expensive affair. Employee and third-party malfeasance remain a costly budget item on P&Ls across Asia ...
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 ...
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 ...
The New Normal: An interview with LOD’s head of innovation and design
We speak with Anthony Wright about the development of lexvoco, joining forces with LOD and the future of legal in Asia.
Don’t suffer FOMO* for Southeast Asia LegalTech!
Avoid the 'fear of missing out' by embracing the incredible opportunities technology offers.
Accessing new markets in APAC – Essential questions you must ask!
New market opportunities in this region are immense, but there are challenges.
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...