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Results of our inaugural awards for outstanding in-house counsel

The A-List 2019: China’s elite lawyers

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

In the hot seat

Interview with Milton Cheng, Baker McKenzie’s new global chair

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In-depth coverage of CBLJ Forum in Shanghai

Hundreds of in-house counsel and other business leaders attend CBLJ Forum

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CHINA LEXICON

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Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

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Wigs and robes

The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China

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CORRESPONDENTS

Protection of GUI industrial design patents

By Xiang Li and Guo Jincheng, Yuanhe Partners

Misunderstandings about vertical monopoly agreements

By Ye Han, Merits & Tree Law Offices

Categorizing civil procedures for crimes involving the wider public

By Yang Guang and Zhang Xiaoke, Lantai Law Firm
3D

3D TM operating strategy for enterprises

By Zhao Yunhu, Dentons
trade

Cross-border securitization of trade finance credit assets

By Wu Jiejiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
GDR

GDR under the Shanghai-London Stock Connect mechanism

By Frank Qu, Dentons
contract

Contract validity: Beware of ministerial-level regulations

By Pan Bo, Grandway Law Offices
Daihuo

Legal risks in Daihuo

By Yu Rong and Tao Shan, Hylands Law Firm
侵权人

Why do right holders sometimes lose against infringers?

By Frank Liu, Tiantai Law Firm
bribery

Practical issues regarding commercial bribery

By Zhang Haixiao, AnJie Law Firm
financial

Sales suitability obligation for financial products

By Wang Weibin and Qiu Dongmei, AllBright Law Offices
loans

Legal issues concerning security for overseas loans

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm
外国

How foreign parties prepare appointment procedure documents

By Pang Dongcheng, Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency
lease

Issues on executing an immovable property lease contract

By Zhou Le and Wang Yuan, Tiantai Law Firm
taxes

Income taxes on partners of limited partnership and VC funds

By Yang Kaiguang and Che Qianli, Zhong Lun Law Firm
bankruptcy

De facto merger bankruptcy: reapportioning creditors’ interests

By Xu Bangwei and Zhang Xiaotong, Jingtian & Gongcheng
M&A

Update on due diligence for cross-border M&A

By Yan Xianrui and Li Huaizhi, East & Concord Partners

DISPUTE DIGEST

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Arbitration interim measures: Mainland-HK co-ordination (part 2)

By China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
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Service of arbitration documents on foreign parties

By Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Centre (BAC/BIAC)
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Connecting HK arbitrations to mainland interim measures

By Nick Gall and Chris Wong, Gall
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Mutual assistance for interim measures in arbitration

By China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
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Reducing the risk of sham arbitrations

By Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Centre

Asset management arbitration cases in China

By Zhan Ling, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

INDIA-CHINA COMMERCE

Is the clock ticking for TikTok in India?

By Santosh Pai and Abhishek Sharma, Link Legal India Law Services

Contract labour

By Santosh Pai and Anuj Trivedi, Link Legal India Law Services

Return of DVRs

By Santosh Pai and Anuj Trivedi, Link Legal India Law Services

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Registration of 3D trademarks

By He Wei, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Response to antitrust litigation in China

By Huang Wei and Zhou Wen, Tian Yuan Law Firm

Customized designs of arbitration clauses

By Li Fei and Wang Gongjing, Langfang Arbitration Commission

ADR for commercial disputes in China

By Quan Zhaohui and Mo Xinying, ETR Law Firm

Arbitrate, or petition for winding-up?

By Cheung Kwok Kit, Deacons

How Chinese companies ensure compliance overseas

By Cui Haiyan, Zhejiang Brighteous Law Firm

FEATURES

Meltdown?

As competition heats up, how will law firms avoid low-cost chaos?

Arbitration: Six shades of wisdom

Interviews with leaders of six arbitration centres

Tech transition

How law firms tailor services for Hangzhou’s fast development

More than half the sky

Senior women lawyers share personal stories of challenges and success

A legal legacy

Exclusive interview with Chris Stephens, ADB's outgoing general counsel

Outbound hard ground

Geopolitical risks impact Chinese investment

AROUND THE REGION

Thailand top 100 lawyers 2019

Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers 2019

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

Vietnam

Impact of Vietnam’s new Competition Law on mergers

By Diep Hoang and Trang Nguyen, Dilinh Legal
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Essar Steel judgment – paving a way to resolution

By Misha, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
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Opportunity knocks

Windfalls always await the lucky and the learned

The A-List 2019: China’s elite lawyers

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

Ironing the wrinkles out of GI logos, taglines

By Gowri Tirumurti and Purvasha Mansharamani, Anand and Anand