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Region's IP experts head to head on trademark laws

In the interest of fairness

Cherie Blair QC discusses global standards for rules-based commerce

Think big

First in a special series examining the Belt and Road

Build or Bust?

Can Duterte revive infrastructure in the Philippines?


Making your mark

Examination of IP legal developments in Indonesia

The Belt and Road – and the birthday

Law Society of HK prepares major legal conference alongside historic 110th anniversary

Deals of the Year 2016

Celebrating Asia's top transactions and the law firms that made them happen

2017… What’s ahead?

Asia's best legal minds explore the landscape in Year of the Rooster

Just relax

We analyze foreign investment in China under a new administrative regime


GST in India will provide opportunities – and bear traps

By Kabir Bogra, Khaitan & Co
As the 161st entrant into the GST club, India’s arrival has been an arduous journey. While the reaction of Indian businesses has been overtly positive, there is scepticism with respect to the implementation of an underwhelmingly drafted legislation. Despite these concerns and misgivings, for investors looking at India, GST...

Thailand launches regulatory sandbox for fintech services

By Jason Corbett, Silk Legal
In recent years, there has been a trend among financial regulators in jurisdictions around the world, including in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, the UAE and the UK, to allow technology firms to operate business within the scope of a “regulatory sandbox”. A regulatory sandbox refers to a predefined scope of...

New rules for geothermal production bonuses

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

Are new rules on labour contracting worth the wait?

By Ma Clarissa Excelsis S Villanueva, ACCRA Law Offices

New Shanghai property rules impact on market prices

By David Li Binhui, AllBright Law Offices

Exploring expert evidence in patent matters

By Pravin Anand and Prachi Agarwal, Anand and Anand

Japan’s new data protection law brings opportunities

By Darcy Kishida, Kojima Law Offices

Exploiting hydropower in mountainous Nepal

By Wang Jihong & Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Singapore seeks transparency on control and ownership

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

Why use a Cayman company to list on the HKSE?

By Derrick Kan, Maples and Calder (Hong Kong)

Concluding employment contracts in China

By Zoe Zhu, Boss & Young