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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 ...
Adopting eDiscovery for internal investigations
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.
The evidence collector that’s always with you
It is an integral part of our life these days and an item that is rarely further than arm’s reach ...
Singapore Related News
Keeping track of sanctions
Governments around the world are increasingly using economic sanctions and embargoes as a foreign policy tool ...
Maxwell Chambers expands dispute resolution hub
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 ...
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 ...
IMF Bentham wins Singapore third-party funding agreement
Litigation funding has taken a step forward after a court ruled to allow a commercial funding arrangement to proceed.
My journey from Big Four to Singapore legal tech startup
Michael Lew, founder of LegalComet, talks about his move from working with large corporations to the world of legal tech startups in Singapore ...
Third-party funding in Asia
Cheng-Yee Khong and Tom Glasgow of IMF Bentham examine the new regulatory environment for third-party funding in Singapore and Hong Kong. ...
Building a smart dispute resolution venue
Philip Jeyaretnam, chairman of Maxwell Chambers, talks about the centre’s modernisation plans and developments in dispute resolution in Singapore ...
Taylor Root & Asian-mena Counsel Market Update and Salary Guide 2018
Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner with Taylor Root once again for their 12th annual report for the in-house legal and compliance sector ...
The Singapore International Commercial Court considers the quantification of the Close-Out Amount under the ISDA Master Agreement
The decision provides clarification on how the Close-Out Amount under Clause 14 of the ISDA Master Agreement is to be calculated.
Legal innovation Q&A with Alex Smith, Reed Smith
We speak with Alex Smith, innovation manager at Reed Smith, about rethinking legal services in Asia.
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