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ACC alliance ‘good for HKCCA members’

HKCCA president Lin Shi on its alliance with ACC

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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

contracts

Pandemics, police power and private contracts

By Samantha Beatrice P King, ACCRALAW

Under the Bayanihan Act, the president is empowered to order private establishments to direct their operations towards COVID-19 efforts.

insolvency

Will India’s suspension of insolvency proceedings work?

By Misha and Shreya Prakash, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

It remains to be seen if a modified version of the insolvency resolution process under the IBC will suffice in these vastly changed macro-economic conditions, or if the government will need to offer a new model for insolvency resolution

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.

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

ACC

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

FEATURES

Levelling the field

The career growth of a female lawyer is often challenged by difficult work-life balance choices, leadership bias, a lack of opportunity for dialogue and debate, and stagnant workplace cultures

privacy

Privacy, cybersecurity challenges amid COVID-19

Governments adopting trace-and-track apps to prevent the spread of the pandemic have raised questions about the ‘right balance’ between pandemic response and privacy considerations.

cryptocurrency

A comparison of developments in cryptocurrency regulation

Governments across the region are being forced to clear the regulatory air on virtual currencies as they can no longer afford to ignore their popularity

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?