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Law firm movements influence regional business

Like never before, the turnstyle of law firm exits and entries provides a barometer for regional business

Applying for a VASP licence in BVI

By Gary Smith and Frost Wu, Loeb Smith Attorneys
Asia’s legal sector in 2024

A slowing China, the rise in AI and global geopolitics all make for an interesting 2024 for Asia’s legal markets

Top Thailand law firms 2024

Following extensive research, we celebrate the high achievers practising their profession in Thailand

ABLJ Directory - DECHERT
ABLJ Directory - VDB LOI PYT & ASSOCIATES
ABLJ Directory - ASHURST
ABLJ Directory - KIM & CHANG
ABLJ Directory - OCAMPO & MANALO
ABLJ Directory - LIVINGSTONS LEGAL
ABLJ Directory - IABF
ABLJ Directory - WALALANGI & PARTNERS
ABLJ Directory - KELVIN CHIA YANGON
ABLJ Directory - ELAINE YAP LAW OFFICE
ABLJ Directory - DENTONS TAIWAN
ABLJ Directory - SOUTH ASIA LAW
ABLJ Directory - HECHANOVA GROUP
ABLJ Directory - DISINI LAW
ABLJ Directory - ZUL RAFIQUE & PARTNERS
ABLJ Directory - SKRINE
ABLJ Directory - SSEK LEGAL CONSULTANTS
ABLJ Directory - SIAM LEGAL INTERNATIONAL
ABLJ Directory - DENTONS LEE
ABLJ Directory - WONG JIN NEE & TEO
Singapore Corporate Counsel Association
Q&A with Lynette Koh
JSA foreign investments
Maxwell Chambers

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

SCCA lines up star speakers for April legal congress

SCCA has organized the APAC Legal Congress 2024, a two-day event for in-house counsel, on 23-24 April

Thai-CCA forum on AI and tech law in Southeast Asia

Thai-CCA, with Tilleke & Gibbins, explored AI and tech law in SE Asia on Jan 24      

ACCHK to host a panel on in-house counsel perspectives

ACCHK and FTI Consulting host a panel at AmCham's Central, HK Hub on April 11, 2024

SCCA hosts index launch conference for infrastructure sector

SCCA, with CMS, hosted CMS Infrastructure Index 2023 Launch at ParkRoyal Collection Pickering on Jan 16, 2024

ACC plans May Asia-Pacific Annual Meeting in Singapore

ACC Asia-Pacific Annual Meeting 2024: May 9-10 at Westin Hotel, Singapore. Theme: "In-house Innovation and Impact in the Asian Century"

JILA announces inaugural In-house Legal Award winners

JILA's annual In-house Legal Awards ended at Tokyo's Shangri-La Hotel on Jan 16, 2024

Legal luminaries celebrate at SCCA 21st annual black-tie event

Scores of legal luminaries helped the SCCA celebrate its 21st anniversary at the annual black-tie event

Thai-CCA joint panel focuses on post-acquisition disputes

Thai-CCA, Gibson Dunn Singapore, and MDD Thailand Forensic Accountants hosted a panel discussion on post-acquisition disputes at the Victor Club

HK in-house counsel body turns 20

The Association of Corporate Counsel Hong Kong (ACCHK) marked its 20-year anniversary with a celebration attended by nearly 100 participants

FEATURES

Thailand Law Firm Awards

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

Roadmap for a superhighway

How can India plug the legal and regulatory gaps that are holding back the nation’s massive infrastructure sector?

Japan outbound investment guide

Legal experts from Asia and further afield offer insights for Japanese companies and their in-house counsel expanding their business abroad

Taiwan’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal uncovers the premier professionals leading the way in Taiwan's legal landscape

2024: Spheres of influence

A slowing China, the rise in AI and global geopolitics all make for an interesting 2024 for Asia’s legal markets

Korea Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal names the country's top law firms. Lim Miran and Chandu Gopalakrishnan report

Philippines Law Firm Awards

Asia business law journal presents our top law firms in the Philippines for 2023

Shuffling the deck

Enhanced regulations and China/US decoupling challenge China’s private equity, reshuffling the industry amid bleak prospects

Vietnam’s top 100 lawyers

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

CORRESPONDENTS

The lawyers that keep our lights on

By Ian Teo, Helmsman LLC

Applying for a VASP licence in BVI

By Gary Smith and Frost Wu, Loeb Smith Attorneys

Product-by-process claim lesson in appeal judgment

By Pravin Anand, Vaishali Mittal, and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand
Singapore's trade positionvideo

Right place and right time

By Chen Zhida, Helmsman 
Cayman Islands’ foundation companies

Why are Cayman Islands’ foundation companies popular?

By Robert Farrell, Loeb Smith Attorneys
Fair use doctrine in generative AI

Applying fair use doctrine to generative AI

By Ernest Luigi A Manzanares, Federis & Associates Law Offices

EXPERT BRIEFINGS

Vietnam: protecting intellectual property rights

By Nguyen Anh Tuan and Nguyen Ngoc Ly, Bizconsult Law Firm

Anti-bribery rules in Thailand: A simple guide

By Sakchai Limsiripothong, Pralakorn Siwawej and Korakod Jittimaporn, Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd

IP protection and dispute management in Russia

By Vladimir Biriulin and Sergey Medvedev, Gorodissky & Partners

Investment prospects for Japanese enterprises in India: Part 2

By Gaurav Dani, Saurav Kumar and Swathi Sreenath, IndusLaw in New Delhi

Investment in Indonesia: Unlocking opportunities

By Denny Rahmansyah and Velicia Khoswan, SSEK Law Firm

BVI vs Cayman offshore corporate structures – navigating the choice

By Peter Vas, Spencer West

Offshore incorporation can be a sound decision for a company looking to do cross-border business

Charting course for indirect tax laws in India

By Shivam Mehta and Tanya Garg, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Exploring recent developments and projections for the indirect tax realm

Cayman toolkit for foreign arbitration

By Jeremy Lightfoot, Kimberley Leng, and Yi Yang, Carey Olsen in Hong Kong

Recent developments have reinforced the Cayman islands’ pro-arbitration reputation

Direction corrections on Singapore tax

By Eugene Lim, Christine Schwarzl and Mei Yeo, WTS Taxise in Singapore

The island nation is ringing in tax changes to keep it competitive, pay for an energy transition, and align with new international standards

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

Total control?

How are the region’s regulatory frameworks performing on effectively controlling the evolution of AI?

North Asia regional guide to digital banking

As regulation and compliance evolves rapidly in the hot-button area of finance, it is imperative to keep up to date on new developments

Keeping watch on Data Privacy

A comparison of laws governing technology and individual rights in Thailand, Japan and the Philippines

Bulls, bears and big moves

What trends are being observed in the region’s capital market strongholds, and what regulations are helping drive them?

A comparison of healthtech regulatory issues in North Asia

Drug pricing and reimbursement top the agenda in South Korea, while Japan is exploring the impact of digital technology on medical information

A comparison of patent provisions: India v China

What are the major developments in India and China with their evolving patent ecosystems?

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