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Bringing eDiscovery In-House? Four Tips to Get You Started
With an increase in litigation and in costs for document review, more and more companies are considering bringing parts, if not all, of the eDiscovery process in house ...
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 ...
A review of Hong Kong 2018 listing reforms
Hong Kong has emerged as the top IPO market globally ...
Hong Kong Related News
Pioneering New Law in Asia
Kirsty Dougan, managing director of Vario Asia, lays out her vision for the company in Asia and how she has seen the legal industry change ...
NewLaw takes-off in Southeast Asia
Rob Shakespeare of KorumLegal discusses the market for flexible and innovative legal solutions in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions ...
Disrupting the law
Technology has been changing the world of work since the dawn of the industrial revolution, but it is only in the past decade or so that technological innovations have truly started to disrupt the way that legal services are delivered ...
Keeping track of sanctions
Governments around the world are increasingly using economic sanctions and embargoes as a foreign policy tool ...
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 ...
Hong Kong targets foreign lawyers
The Law Society wants to crack down on non-local lawyers advising on Hong Kong matters “through the back door”.
When disaster strikes – seven lessons in handling a cyber attack
Proper preparation and planning can help organisations set out a clear path for responding to a cyber breach ...
The thing about … Sarah Grimmer
Ahead of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (Oct 29 to Nov 2), HKIAC secretary-general Sarah Grimmer talks about Belt and Road, Hong Kong as an arbitration centre and trends in the sector ...
Hong Kong In-House Handbook & Directory
Hong Kong Chapter (including firm directory)