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Empowering women in law

Law firms should facilitate the growth of women in the legal fraternity, which will result in crafting a more progressive legal infrastructure

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

Diversity adversity

Supreme Court Justices Dhananjaya Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi recently passed a ruling that enables women officers to serve as army commanders. The court also granted women officers the right to extended permanent service – a privilege that previously applied only to men. While the order affords women army officers the rights they deserved long ago, it does not fix overnight the backward views and stubborn stereotypes that persist within the corridors of power, be it those in the army or elsewhere.

An Asian mosaic

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

Law regarding gender parity in Sri Lanka

By Ayomi Aluwihare, F J & G de Saram

Law regarding gender parity in the Philippines

By Rosalyn Ruth Anuncio and Joyce Aiza Chan, Quisumbing Torres

Law regarding gender parity in Indonesia

By Indri Pramitaswari Guritno and Primastuti Purnamasari, HHP Law Firm

A comparison of law regarding gender parity

As brand identification moves beyond traditional realms and into ever more interesting spheres of influence, staying abreast of trends and changes to law in the Asian region is imperative

Weighed down

Looking beyond the law to ensure gender parity

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editor

A formative moment

Time to rethink priorities

Can goodwill be used for capital contributions to a company?

By Wang Kun and Yan Lantao, Tiantai Law Firm

Preventing data compliance risks involving third parties

By David Pan, Llinks Law Offices

Recent incidents are warning companies that they should conduct adequate due diligence, management and risk prevention of third-party data service providers

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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

Wisdom in management

Six GCs from different industries shared their insights with us on team management, and gave their take on the impact of the pandemic on their work

disputes

Pandemics unforeseen

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

non-compete

Keeping competitors at bay

It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling

relief

Slowing the free fall

With the COVID-19 outbreak, the government has introduced a lockdown to limit the spread of the virus among the population, while introducing a raft of measures to protect businesses

medical

New challenges of medical sourcing in China

What are the risks for global buyers sourcing medical equipment in China?