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Accessing new markets in APAC – Essential questions you must ask!
New market opportunities in this region are immense, but there are challenges.
Onshore restructuring vulnerable to offshore SPV insolvency proceedings
In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to consider restructuring their affairs ...
A Lawyer’s Future is Looking Sharp with Electronic Hearings
The benefits of running an efficient collection and forensic process extends all the way to the hearings room ...
Forensic investigations, the role of corporate counsel and the rise of information governance
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 ...
Economic substance: The reality — what firms really need to know
While some of the reactions to the Cayman Islands’ introduction of The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (Substance Law) have been less than positive, the reality is that the Substance Law is a set of rules that fairly elegantly address OECD requirements for geographically mobile activities to have economic substance ...
Revisiting the AMLA in light of transnational money laundering
For several decades, money laundering has extended the reach of transnational organised crime throughout various nations ...
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Accessing new markets in APAC – Essential questions you must ask!
New market opportunities in this region are immense, but there are challenges.
Keeping track of sanctions
Governments around the world are increasingly using economic sanctions and embargoes as a foreign policy tool ...
A crisis of compliance
Investigating allegations of compliance breaches is an expensive affair. Employee and third-party malfeasance remain a costly budget item on P&Ls across Asia ...
The growth of third-party funders
Growing awareness of litigation funding is making it easier for businesses to pursue disputes ...
Q&A with Vario's new Asia MD - Kirsty Dougan
The former head of Axiom and newly appointed Asia managing director of Vario talks to Nick Ferguson about her new role and the future of NewLaw ...
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 ...
Chinese M&A goes under the radar
There is a greater focus on smaller, more strategic deals that attract less scrutiny from government officials ...
The art of deal management
Oliver Mould, head of Asia for Lawyers On Demand, speaks with Nick Tomlinson about his background, career, current role as general counsel for Asia Pacific at Dentsu Aegis Network and the importance of deal management ...
Closing the financing gap — infrastructure project bankability
The perceived lack of bankable projects by international investors, not the lack of available capital, is the key impediment ...
Legal innovation in BigLaw
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 ...