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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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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings

bankruptcy

Zhejiang bankruptcy procedure involving criminal and civil liabilities

By Nafisa Nihmat and Rita Yan, Zhong Lun Law Firm

In recent years, the number of bankruptcy cases has increased significantly, and the issue of the cases involving both criminal and civil liabilities has become more prominent

china

Adapt and evolve

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financial

A tool for financial trouble

Widely reported troubles at Yes Bank, IL&FS, DHFL and others have exposed inadequacies in the insolvency resolution regime for distressed banking and finance companies. Mohit Shukla, the legal head of Barclays India, argues that now is a perfect time to introduce a new composite code to address these shortcomings and rebuild public trust

intellectual property

Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

Hong kong

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?

Thai law firms

Rising Stars: Thailand law firms

In the first of our new series that identifies movers and shakers making waves in regional legal markets, we showcase Thai law firms on the rise

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

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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