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A comparison of developments in dispute resolution

A close look at the emerging trends in litigation and alternative dispute resolution around Asia

Legal issues affecting PPP projects after lockdown

By Soumya Kanti De Mallik and Prithviraj Chauhan, HSA Advocates

Pandemics

The contractual impact of pandemics on corporate and financial transactions

Management of legal compliance during a pandemic

By Zhang Ting, DOCVIT Law Firm

Surviving a ‘new normal’

India Business Law Journal teamed up with prominent arbitrator Ashok Sharma and a stellar panel of GCs to debate how in-house legal teams should rise to the unprecedented challenges facing Indian companies in a post-lockdown environment

Managing outsourcing contracts

Outsourcing companies face severe operational challenges under the pandemic and understanding the impact of the force majeure clause and the doctrine of frustration is important in determining recourse for parties.

Moving past the pandemic

The pandemic has thrown up challenges for maintaining productivity, honouring contracts and keeping workers employed

Pandemics unforeseen

How will the courts respond to an anticipated deluge of disputes relating to frustration of contracts in a post-COVID-19 world?

COVID-19 and obligations under lease agreements

By Gautam Khurana and Chandra Shekhar, India Law Offices

Contracts and force majeure during a pandemic

By Chandrasekhar Tampi and Ankur Khandelwal, Kochhar & Co

COVID-19: Conundrum for borrowers and lenders

By Aniket Sawant and Shreenath Pandeya, SNG & Partners

COVID-19’s impact on international trade contracts

Under PRC law, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on contract performance involves two regimes: force majeure and rebus sic stantibus (change of circumstances).

Flight of the black swan

We ask senior in-house counsel and lawyers about the dangers, and the silver linings, that lie ahead in 2020

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Private

What makes an accretive taking-private deal?

By Virginia Tam, K&L Gates

While going public could be the top priority for many private companies, going private, at the right time and sponsored by the right consortium, could be the preferred approach for some listed companies

stimulus

Can India’s post-covid-19 stimulus benefit Chinese companies?

By Santosh Pai and Vijay Sureka, Link Legal India Law Services

Adjusting business plans can ensure entrepreneurs navigate risks and profit from a new relief programme

protection

Protection of founder interests in VC transactions

By Nisha Mallik and Neha Mirajgaoker, Samvad Partners

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bankruptcy

The point of return

If legal tools of bankruptcy are properly applied, there are chances for companies to survive and start again

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High stakes

The months leading up to the US presidential election in November will be crucial for the world, and especially for Asia. Dennis Unkovic explores the cards being dealt in political and legal terms, and warns the stakes could not be higher

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Surviving a ‘new normal’

India Business Law Journal teamed up with prominent arbitrator Ashok Sharma and a stellar panel of GCs to debate how in-house legal teams should rise to the unprecedented challenges facing Indian companies in a post-lockdown environment

negotiation

The power of persuasion

A critical part of a lawyer’s job is being a good negotiator. It requires people skills, well-ordered priorities and a positive approach to doing business

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A wealth of advice

David Liu, one of the most acclaimed financial lawyers in China, is a passionate advocate of the country’s opening-up and a rare optimist in these trying times. He has played a key role in many important transactions that helped shape China’s legal market and its banking and finance industry

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Surfing boards

Reformations within China have amped up its capital market offerings, not to mention the Star Market’s stellar introduction. With US-based mainland companies looking homeward, is Hong Kong still the pearl of the oriental bourses?