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Shanghai RAAS stake sale
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Trio advises on Haier, Grifols’ deal in blood products firm

Three firms are advising on the RMB12.5 billion (USD1.73 billion) sale of a stake in Shanghai RAAS between Spanish drugmaker Grifols and Haier Group

Legal visionaries share firm leadership secrets
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Leading the way

Great leadership is irreplaceable, especially in tough market conditions, guiding law firms and young talent through adversity

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Asia arbitration veteran a boost for Anli in Shanghai

Anli Partners has hired Chen Luming as a partner to boost the law firm’s dispute resolution capabilities in the Shanghai office

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Projects veteran shores up Trowers & Hamlins in Singapore

UK law firm Trowers & Hamlins has expanded the team at its newly opened Singapore office with the addition of energy and projects veteran Ignatius Hwang

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Japanese boutique firm Isshiki lands IP litigator Akira Irie

Tokyo's Isshiki & Partners bolsters litigation team with US IP partner Akira Irie from Morrison Foerster

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Indonesia’s top lawyers

Amid prolonged economic geopolitical uncertainty, Indonesia remains attractive for foreign investment

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ACCHK advocates for more women in Asia boardrooms

The International Women’s Day theme of inclusion is the inspiration behind the ACCHK and the BakerWomen Committee’s panel

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Shin & Kim adds international arbitration duo

Shin & Kim has expanded its global dispute resolution practice by adding arbitration specialists Robert Wachter and Sean Sung-woo Lim

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Drive toward driverless

With autonomous vehicles now a reality, we look at the latest legal developments in Japan and Thailand governing safety, liability and control

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Shielding your marks

By Sujata Chaudhri, Urfee Roomi, Janaki Arun and Jaskaran Singh, Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys

This article attempts to provide a brief overview of the current climate surrounding trademark enforcement mechanisms in India

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Making marks

Reforms and upgrades to trademark and IP regulation around the world have continued apace

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Hershey’s v. Atul Jalan: Scope of ‘first sale’ doctrine in TM infringement

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

Chocolate maker has day in court over damage to brand from party selling its expired products

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MARKET PULSE

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Bird & Bird expands Asia network with new Japan outpost

Bird & Bird is set to launch an office in Tokyo before the end of the year with the hiring of Ashurst Tokyo’s head of UK and European Japanese practice Hiroyuki Iwamura

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Three ex-judges boost Yoon & Yang’s litigation capabilities

Yoon & Yang has solidified its litigation team with the addition of three former judges, Dongkeun Lee, Jae Ho Hwang and Sungwook You, as partners

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Partner powers up Baker McKenzie KLP JV arbitration core

Baker McKenzie & KL Partners Joint Venture Law Firm has further strengthened its dispute resolution capabilities

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Nishimura & Asahi adds global firm hire to Vietnam team

Nishimura & Asahi has added Sean Conaty as its newest partner in Vietnam, fortifying the firm’s project finance and M&A sectors

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Japan-based IP specialist returns to Liu Shen team

Liu Shen & Associates welcomes Zhang Huawei back to its team, enhancing the firm's expertise in international and intellectual property law

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Sidley Austin is fourth US firm to shut down China branch

Sidley Austin will close its Shanghai office in September, making it the fourth US-based law firm to close a branch in China this year

CORRESPONDENTS

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Procedure not subservient to substantive trademark rights

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis
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Going deeper: Philippine push for indigenous petroleum reserves

By Jose M Layug Jr, DivinaLaw
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How Singapore seeks to future-proof its social contract

By Matthew Teo, Helmsman
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Is India the next big destination for relief to SEP owners?

By Pallavi Bhatnagar, Gitanjali Sharma, and Gursimran Singh Narula, Anand and Anand
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Giving all the facts is key to transparency

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal
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Anti-avoidance may be anti-Mauritius investment

By Seema Kejriwal and Pranoy Goswami, BMR Legal
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Even the largest cannot use misleading advertising

By Ashima Obhan and Aastha Srivastava, Obhan & Associates
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Equal opportunities for women: Looking beyond sexual harassment

By Agrima Awasthi, Shivanshu Sharma and Diksha Singh, Wadhwa Law Offices
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Infringer not such a live wire after all

By Manisha Singh and Dhruv Tandan, LexOrbis
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Issues Korean, Indian firms face in setting up JVs

By Rajat Prakash and Siddharth Mahajan, Athena Legal
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Navigating the murky waters of adtech privacy

By Ada Shaharbanu and Archita Sharma, Spice Route Legal
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Supreme court guidelines on speaking publicly about cases

By Ge-An Kathleena Salud, ACCRALAW

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Late but worth the wait? Decoding Ericsson v Lava verdict

By Pravin Anand and Vaishali Mittal, Anand and Anand

The recent FRAND (fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory) rate-setting decision from Delhi High Court (DHC)

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War of words: combatting trade infringement

By Peter Jiang and Xiaobo Bao, C&M Law Office

In early 2016, the authors found 31 stores infringing on the trademarks of Subway, a client of the authors’ firm since 1998

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Energy laws update

As countries work towards transforming their power grids we focus on the efforts of two nations to regulate and navigate these changes

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How FMCG firms protect brand rights early in market

By Roy Yang, Hengtai Law Offices
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Feel your way
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Feel your way

GCs, IP partners discuss navigating economic, regulatory complexities for Chinese and foreign companies

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Risky landing

Senior in-house counsel at China Power International analyse risks for overseas energy power plant investments, and delve into defence strategies

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Spice wars

Credit for iconic Indian dish results in courtroom dispute between two restaurant chains

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INTA’s APAC factor

INTA's chief in Asia-Pacific discusses the big issues and notable developments for IP in the region

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In-house Counsel Awards 2024

After extensive market research, we unveil the winners of the In-house Counsel Awards 2024

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Three major amendments to new Company Law in taxation

By Wu Jiayu and Li Tong, Blossom & Credit Law Firm 
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No uncertainty in multiple seat arbitration provision

By Sneha Jaisingh and Vaishnavi Rao, Bharucha & Partners
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Banning false environmental claims benefits private equity

By Vandana Pai and Ayush Jain, Bharucha & Partners

MOST READ

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Busting the counterfeiters

Lawyers share insights on how to support clients in apprehending counterfeiters

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Thailand Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal names the country’s top law firms

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New Company Law reforms capital system

By Grace Zhao and Wendy Wang, Brightstone Lawyers
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Singapore A-List: Top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the leading talent in Singapore’s legal profession

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Mayer Brown confirms split with Hong Kong partner JSM

US-based law firm Mayer Brown has confirmed that it will end its 15-year partnership with Johnson Stokes & Master (JSM)

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Arbitration: A global game

Senior advocate Satvik Varma examines court’s stance in enforcing foreign arbitral awards

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

From left to right PwC leaders Eric Chin (left) and Alex Rosenrauch discuss generative AI with attendees.
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WILJ, JILA and JICN face challenge of generative AI

Women in Law Japan (WILJ) hosted a seminar titled “Legal Generative AI: The New Equation for Legal Departments of the Future” on 3 April

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ACCHK leads dialogue with HKEX, SFC heads

The Association of Corporate Counsel Hong Kong (ACCHK) held an engaging fireside chat on 13 March at The China Club in Bank Street, Central

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SCCA set for official recognition at APAC Legal Congress

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) is set for official Singapore government recognition as the national body for in-house counsel

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ACCHK kicks off summer with a junk boat outing

The Association of Corporate Counsel Hong Kong (ACCHK) welcomed the summer junk season with its much-anticipated junk boat event on 17 April 2024

CHINA LEXICON

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Judgement writing

This column explores the way in which judgments can be structured and expressed

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Restrictive state immunity

More than six years ago, this column discussed the doctrine of state immunity and how it was interpreted and applied in various jurisdictions

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Grounds for jurisdiction

This column considers the grounds on which Chinese courts generally can accept jurisdiction in foreign-related civil disputes

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