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One-and-a-half years into the Mahathir administration, Malaysian law firms are highlighting major legislative developments, pitfalls and trends that need immediate attention to electrify the nation’s business environment

Regaining momentum: Outlook for Indian M&A in UK, Europe

While geopolitical events are slowing deal activity, the country remains an attractive and growing economy with strong long-term prospects

In the hot seat

Milton Cheng was recently elected Baker McKenzie’s new global chair. His four-year tenure began in October, and here he talks to Asia Business Law Journal about his thoughts and strategies for the firm

Taiwan’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Taiwan's top 100 lawyers in 2019. Clients are now paying more attention to their expenditures on external legal services, and expect more from their service providers

The Philippines Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in the Philippines for 2019 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

A regional comparison of energy regulations

As the region gears up to meet ambitious economic goals, supplying energy needs is putting strains on resources, the environment and regulatory mechanisms

The A-List 2019: China’s elite lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

The era of in-house counsel

Legal academic Professor Eunice Kim heralds a new era for in-house counsel

Trading trove

A foreign trade war, a collection of new trade alliances and a raft of pending legislation have placed Vietnam in a fortunate position for a major windfall. Can it capitalize?

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers 2019

Thailand remains attractive to international investors for its openness to trade. The country has been a regional hub for many sectors. Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand’s top 100 lawyers in 2019

Getting the deal done: Outlook for Thailand M&A

The Southeast Asian nation expects multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects to drive M&A, but care is needed with foreign ownership restrictions

Impact of Vietnam’s new Competition Law on mergers

This article aims to explore the new law’s impact on “economic concentration” activity, which includes mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and joint ventures

Guernsey, Jersey toolkit for UK and Europe

The mature and stable regimes of the Channel Island states can be efficient hubs to manage capital flows across the world

Indonesian Law Firm Awards 2019

Indonesia saw an uptick in M&A in the first half of this year, growing 88% year-on-year with a total deal value of US$17.1 billion. Asia Business Law Journal names the top firms in Indonesia for 2019

Thailand beacons

By Troy Schooneman and Mayuree Sapsutthiporn, Kudun & Partners

A legal legacy

Asian Development Bank's general counsel moves on

Singapore’s top 100 lawyers 2019

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Singapore

Bay watch

How will China's greater bay project work for lawyers?

HK protest protection

What employers need to cover during the city’s prolonged period of protests and unrest

A regional comparison in patent law

Some of Asia’s major jurisdictions are witnessing key developments in patent law, from enforcement to embracing new technology. Our comparisons shed some light

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Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers 2020

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia

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Power & parity

Senior women lawyers across Asia share personal stories of successes and struggles for a more inclusive legal profession

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Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers 2020

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Malaysia’s best private practice lawyers. The names and photographs of all 100 A-list lawyers are published here

CORRESPONDENTS

For better or worse: The legal limits of comparative ads

By Tusha Malhotra and Pankhuri Malik, Anand and Anand

Millions are spent every year by companies on comparative advertising, and many times these advertisements are taken down due to claims of disparagement.

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Converting to a one-person corporation

By Leia Clarissa Veronica R Veracruz, ACCRALAW

To keep abreast of changing times and make doing business in the Philippines easier, the Revised Corporation Code (RCC) has introduced the concept of a corporation with a single stockholder

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Impact of COVID-19 on bankruptcy code

By Misha and Vaijayant Paliwal, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a crushing blow to the world economy, and has placed businesses in almost all jurisdictions under severe financial strain

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

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KICA launches English homepage

The Korea In-house Counsel Association (KICA) has launched an English-language website designed to meet the interests of foreign institutions, law firms and Korea’s foreign in-house community

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ACC develops COVID-19 resource hub

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has developed a range of resources to assist the global in-house community in guiding their organizations through the crisis

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KICA re-elects popular president

The Korea In-house Counsel Association's (KICA) re-elected Lee Wan-keun president in its 2020 annual general meeting, which took place in the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on 25 January

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Asian perspectives on cybersecurity laws

Data protection and cybersecurity are evolving areas of regulation in Asia. Here, experts shed light on emerging jurisprudence in the region’s top jurisdictions

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Home & safe?

With COVID-19 forcing companies to implement work-from-home policies, Jim Fitzsimmons helps us understand the cybersecurity risks posed by a remote workforce

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Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers 2020

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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Receiverships in the BVI

Shining a light on the courts of British Virgin Islands’ approach to granting the appointment of receivers, and the state of the law in respect of this powerful interim remedy.

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A case of intervention?

Has a recent Malaysian federal court decision watered down the non-interventionist policy enshrined within its arbitration regime?