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

A regional comparison of competition law

Region's experts head to head on competition laws

Press for profit

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


The big build

Second article in our special series examining the Belt and Road

Need for clarity

Transparency crucial in arbitration between sovereign states and commercial investors

The squeeze

Global antitrust compliance gets tougher

In the interest of fairness

Cherie Blair QC discusses global standards for rules-based commerce

TM an Asian comparison

Region's IP experts head to head on trademark laws


Why use a Cayman company to list on the HKSE?

By Derrick Kan, Maples and Calder (Hong Kong)
Cayman Islands exempted companies have long been the vehicle of choice for listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE). In 2016, more than 80% of the companies listing on the Main Board and the Growth Enterprise Market were Cayman companies. There are now nearly 800 Cayman companies listed...

Are new rules on labour contracting worth the wait?

By Ma Clarissa Excelsis S Villanueva, ACCRA Law Offices
Finally, the long wait is over. After almost nine months of numerous dialogues and consultations, the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) secretary Silvestre Bello III issued Department Order (DO) No. 174, series of 2017. It sets out the new rules implementing articles 106 to 109 of the Labour...

Japan’s new data protection law brings opportunities

By Darcy Kishida, Kojima Law Offices

GST in India will provide opportunities – and bear traps

By Kabir Bogra, Khaitan & Co

Thailand launches regulatory sandbox for fintech services

By Jason Corbett, Silk Legal

Exploring expert evidence in patent matters

By Pravin Anand and Prachi Agarwal, Anand and Anand

New Shanghai property rules impact on market prices

By David Li Binhui, AllBright Law Offices

Concluding employment contracts in China

By Zoe Zhu, Boss & Young

Singapore seeks transparency on control and ownership

By Ronnie Tan and Wong Ying-chung Central Chambers Law Corporation

Exploiting hydropower in mountainous Nepal

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

New rules for geothermal production bonuses

By Abdul Haris Muhammad Rum and Chandra Karina, Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo