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Philippine legal and political sectors are electric with tension as changes loom, with nothing less than the economy at stake

Legal trends

What are the hot topics on legal minds around the region in the Year of the Dog?

Analyzing the code

How does India's Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code stand up to critical analysis after a year in effect?

Deals of the year 2017

Deals of the Year 2017 – Asia

The best deals in the region and the legal luminaries who guided them

RESOURCES

Asia Business Law Directory
China Business Law Directory 2017
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VANTAGE POINT

The big picture

Exclusive interview with the United Nations under-secretary-general for legal affairs

NY state of mind

Exclusive from New York's Chief Judge on the rising concept of commercial courts

ACC alliance ‘good for HKCCA members’

HKCCA president Lin Shi on its alliance with ACC

Architect in-house

AIIB's legal architect shares his plans

Mission man

UNCITRAL’s regional chief: Q&A

Unity in Asia?

Singapore's Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon on the road to business law convergence
CHINA LEXICON

CORRESPONDENTS

New rules in Taiwan pharma to enact patent linkage

By Roger Chang, Lee and Li

Regulating virtual currency in the Philippines

By Paula P Plaza, ACCRA Law Offices

Disclosure of interests of share charge under HK securities law

By Philip Wong, Gallant Solicitors & Notaries

Legal framework and advice for FDI in Iran

By Wang Jihong & Sun Lifeng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Crowning jewel in protection of unconventional trademarks

By Pravin Anand and Geetanjali Visvanathan, Anand and Anand
Albert Chen Boss & Young 2

Can game screens be defined as cinematographic works in China?

By Albert Chen, Boss & Young
Ambarish and Roma Das Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Insolvency code amendment carries unintended negative effect – India

By Ambarish and Roma Das, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

SPECIAL SERIES ON THE BELT AND ROAD

In the pipeline

The final in our special series on the Belt and Road initiative looks at the long-term implications of the project for law firms around the world

The big build

Second article in our special series examining the Belt and Road

Think big

First in a special series examining the Belt and Road

SPECIAL SERIES ON TECHNOLOGY

Legal begets AI

Final in the three-part tech series explores AI role in legal services

Space invaders

Second in our three-part series looks at cybersecurity and data protection

Press for profit

First of our special series looks at the meteoric rise of fintech

HEAD 2 HEAD

A regional comparison of patent law

Patent laws in the region vary in their effectiveness.

A regional comparison of competition law

Region's experts head to head on competition laws

TM an Asian comparison

Region's IP experts head to head on trademark laws

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Real estate law in China

By Hao Han, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Arbitration law in the Philippines

By Augusto A San Pedro Jr and Raquel Wealth A Taguian, Villaraza & Angangco Law Offices

FEATURES

The Asia game

Corporate counsel associations move to stay relevant at a time when the significance of borders is diminishing

Fair play in the sandbox

The benefits and challenges of these 'safe spaces'

Taking aim at GST

Introduction of the tax in India has had challenges

The big picture

Exclusive interview with the United Nations under-secretary-general for legal affairs

Legal begets AI

Final in the three-part tech series explores AI role in legal services

Over the horizon

Offshore trends for Asian investors

Straight talk

New section taps top lawyer and GC on Chinese investment into US

Speaking a common language

Dispute resolution and the Belt and Road