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Coca-Cola sells Vietnam and Cambodia bottling business

Swire Beverages Holdings, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed British conglomerate Swire Pacific, has acquired the Coca-Cola bottling operations in Vietnam and Cambodia owned by Coca-Cola (Japan) for USD1 billion

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Former HSF lawyer leads Kudun’s Japan practice

Thai law firm Kudun & Partners has opened a Japan practice with the hiring of partner Emi Rowse Igusa as the head.

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ESOP fables

Amid intensifying competition, enterprises grant shares to formidable knights in exchange for loyalty

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Slaughter and May, JunHe team up in deals worth USD7bn

Slaughter and May and JunHe have advised the UK chemical giant INEOS on a string of deals valued at USD7 billion with Sinopec

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SNG rewards Gupta and Aggarwal with promotions

SNG & Partners has promoted two key personnel, Sanjay Gupta to managing partner and Amit Aggarwal as senior partner

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KWM guides Empyrean’s IPO amid China chip boost

Chip design software vendor Empyrean has raised RMB3.55 billion (USD522.95 million) through a listing on the ChiNext of the SZSE

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White-collar specialist returns to Sidley

After moving from Hong Kong to lead the new Singapore office of McDermott Will & Emery as the managing partner and Asia-Pacific head last March, white-collar expert Yuet Ming Tham has returned to Sidley Austin as a partner and global co-chair of the white-collar: government litigation and investigations practice

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Fresh faces boost Ashurst teams in Tokyo, Singapore

Five experts have boosted Ashurst’s international projects group in Japan and the M&A team at its formal law alliance in Singapore, ADTLaw

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GIFT City showcases efforts to foster India’s fintech vision

By Anu Tiwari and Pallavi Rao, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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Weighing new security in offshore refinancing and restructuring

By Peter Vas, Loeb Smith Attorneys
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Overview of entry strategies for India market

By Ravi Singhania, Dipak Rao, and Gunjan Gupta, Singhania & Partners

India has become a favoured destination, not only for foreign investment but also for doing business, and enduring foreign exchange management laws freely permit investment in almost all sectors

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Enforcement of foreign-related civil, commercial judgments: Part I

By Zhang Yang and Liu Fang, Tiantai Law Firm

Having judgments of courts in foreign jurisdictions recognised and enforced in mainland China requires conformity to stringent legal conditions

MARKET PULSE

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Tax expert returns to AHP

Indonesian tax expert Nazly Parlindungan Siregar has returned to Assegaf Hamzah & Partners as a partner in the tax and customs practice group in Jakarta

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Fangda expansion targets capital markets, cybersecurity

Fangda Partners has recruited specialists to beef up its capabilities in the areas of capital markets and data protection

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Guantao expands business to Qingdao

Guantao Law Firm has set up an office in Qingdao to improve its northern coast legal services

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New partners beef up Grandall’s Kunming, Fuzhou offices

Grandall Law Firm has hired Sun Xiang and He Fu as Kunming-based partners, and Lin Feng as a partner in the Fuzhou office

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Saraf & Partners relocates Mumbai office to mark first anniversary

Saraf & Partners has opened a new 18,000 square foot office at One International Centre in Prabhadevi, one of the busiest and most prominent commercial hubs in Mumbai to accommodate its growing workforce

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Commercial dispute resolution expert moves to Haiwen

Haiwen & Partners has hired Edward Liu as a partner in the Hong Kong office, who was previously a partner at Hill Dickinson

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Saudi Arabia engineering investment 101: type of business entity

By Wang Jihong and Tang Hongwei, Zhong Lun Law Firm
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Establishing a charity in Hong Kong (Part I)

By Diane Fan, LC Lawyers
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Impact of draft stability law on insurance risk disposal

By Yao Xiaomin and Cai Min, Lantai Partners
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Compliance of market players in infrastructure investment

By Liu Fei and Yan Gangbo, AllBright Law Offices
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Bridging ‘criminal non-prosecution’ and corporate compliance

By Jeffrey Quan and Wu Zhenyu, ETR Law Firm
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Key due diligence issues for gas M&A

By Lucia Yang, East & Concord Partners
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Anti-monopoly regulations on resale price maintenance

By Ryan Fang and Simon Shi, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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Main legal issues of equity family trusts

By Ouyang Fangfei, Merits & Tree Law Offices
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NOIDA dues are not a financial debt

By Shreya Sircar and Sneha Sanyal, Bharucha & Partners
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Granting employee stock options to promoters

By Vandana Pai and Gayatri Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners
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Patently obvious that errors can be corrected

By Essenese Obhan and Ayesha Guhathakurta, Obhan & Associates
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Developments in India’s credit card, BNPL regulation

By Anu Tiwari and Pallavi Rao, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

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Employee secondment becomes taxing for Japanese companies

By Reena Asthana Khair, Kochhar & Co.
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Startup founders face reclassification dilemma

By Aayush Kapoor, Harjas Singh, and Puja Sondhi, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
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Well-known trademarks – a growing reality

By Dheeraj Kapoor and Vibhuti Sharma, LexOrbis
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Overview of listing by way of M&A and reorganisation

By Ni Jieyun, Dentons China
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Bouncing back
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Bouncing back

Following a swift recovery from the global pandemic, foreign lawyers went from strength to strength concluding record-breaking deals and resolving complex clashes between businesses and governments

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Bright future

Why the new Futures and Derivatives Law is a boost for China towards aligning with international practice?

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Trade route revival

China’s rise as a global investor has had a massive impact on countries around the world as they seek to diversify their sources of foreign direct investment (FDI)

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You’re hooked!

Copyright infringers unveil confidence scam to target business partners with promises of dealerships and franchisees

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Markets of choice

Chinese companies are finding both challenges and opportunities amid shakeups in capital markets at home and abroad

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How a compliance non-prosecution system benefits IPO planners

By Wei Tianhui, Shu Jin Law Firm
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Ethical challenges in the internet of bodies

By Bagmisikha Puhan and Siddhant Gupta, TMT Law Practice
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In-house specialty

Top in-house counsel and external lawyers were quizzed to determine what skillsets are behind their successes in two very different legal roles

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Make your nominations now for Japan Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal is conducting extensive research for the Japan Law Firm Awards 2022, the results of which will be announced in October

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Vote now for Korea’s top lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal is seeking the help of in-house counsel and lawyers at international law firms to identify the top 100 private practice lawyers in Korea

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Vote now for Thailand’s top lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal is seeking the help of in-house counsel and lawyers at international law firms to identify the top 100 private practice lawyers in Thailand

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Condition critical

A conflict has played out before several judicial forums over the fate of Future Retail, a company in grave health with creditors and two of the world’s richest men entangled in its fate

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L&L loses two senior partners, 19 partners to DSK Legal

HS Bobby Chandhoke and Sudhir Sharma, both senior partners at L&L Partners, have left to join DSK Legal and have taken along with them 63 lawyers including 19 partners

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Labour-related ESG compliance in China

By Tracy Liu and Larry Lian , Jingtian & Gongcheng

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

SCCA tables discussion on investing in Germany
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SCCA tables discussion on investing in Germany

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) hosted a panel discussion on “Legal and practical considerations when investing in Germany” on 14 July

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IHCF and SIAC ink collaborations

The In-House Counsel Forum (IHCF) of Korea signed an MoU with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on 18 July to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of dispute resolution for resolving global disputes

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Nominations open for ACC Australia Corporate Lawyer Awards

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is now calling for nominations for the 2022 Australian Corporate Lawyer Awards

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GCs, partners share insights at ACoS summit

More than 100 general counsel and partners from leading law firms shared insights at the sixth Annual Meet and International Summit of the Alliance for Corporate Counsel and Company Secretaries (ACoS) India

CHINA LEXICON

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Mining rights

The process of mining minerals and using minerals to produce commodities is an important industry in many countries

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Kung fu fighting in law?

Various parallels can be suggested between Wing Chun practitioners and barristers in common law jurisdictions.

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Regulating crypto assets

The past decade has seen extraordinary growth in technological innovation

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