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


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


Belt and Road’s global reach to Argentina

By Wang Jihong and Wu Anjing, Zhong Lun Law Firm
The Belt and Road was initiated to encourage international co-operation, and its coverage is not limited to certain countries and areas. After the Belt and Road concept came out, and during the 10th G20 Summit, China National Nuclear Corporation signed a framework contract on Argentina’s fifth nuclear power plant...

Dormant investment in China? Think twice

By John Jiang, Boss & Young
Dormant or anonymous-nominee shareholding investment is a quite popular investment vehicle in mainland China. In this special arrangement, the actual investor (anonymous shareholder) entrusts the nominee shareholder to contribute to the capital of a company and the nominee shareholder is recorded as the shareholder in the articles of association...

Developments on China’s negative list, FI access

By Liu Hongchuan, Broad & Bright

Changes to Singapore’s stamp duty regime

By Lisa Lim and Wong Ying-chung, Central Chambers Law Corporation

New rules for geothermal production bonuses

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

Thailand launches regulatory sandbox for fintech services

By Jason Corbett, Silk Legal

Singapore seeks transparency on control and ownership

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

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

Exploiting hydropower in mountainous Nepal

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Concluding employment contracts in China

By Zoe Zhu, Boss & Young

Japan’s new data protection law brings opportunities

By Darcy Kishida, Kojima Law Offices