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Taking on uninvited takeover bids

Publicly traded Japanese companies are facing novel pressures to deal with unexpected acquirers knocking on their doors

Vietnam Law Firm Awards

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

Wolves at the gate

When activist shareholders come knocking, general counsel hold a unique protective position

Landmark Changes

Foreign investment reforms in Vietnam's property sector

Under the microscope

A comparison of legal frameworks shaping the massive life sciences industries in China and India

Drive toward driverless

Exploring the latest developments in Japan and Thailand on this now not so futuristic technology

Indonesia’s top lawyers

We reveal our choices for the country’s top legal experts

Making marks

An assessment of trademark regulation across international jurisdictions

INTA’s APAC factor

INTA's Asia-Pacific chief discusses his top regional IP issues ahead of the association's annual meeting

War of words: combatting trade infringement

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

Singapore A-List: Top 100 lawyers

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

Thailand Law Firm Awards

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

Roadmap for a superhighway

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

Strategies for business structuring in Russia

By Georgy Daneliya, Elena Andrianova, and Ivan Zaraiskiy, SEAMLESS Legal

On the move

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

Under attack

GCs face increasingly sophisticated cyber-threats while navigating more complex disclosure regulations

Total control?

Taiwan’s top 100 lawyers

Based on an extensive survey of in-house counsel and others, we reveal the top 100 lawyers in Taiwan

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

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

Charting course for indirect tax laws in India

By Shivam Mehta and Tanya Garg, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Korea Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal names the country's top law firms.

Keeping watch on Data Privacy

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

Philippines Law Firm Awards

Acknowledging the country's outstanding legal performer in 2022

Shuffling the deck

Bleak prospects have dealt a challenging hand of enhanced regulations to players in China’s private equity market

Vietnam’s top 100 lawyers

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

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

Japan still hot for 2024

Japan has witnessed keen growth in 2023 and the year ahead looks just as optimistic, say top lawyers

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

2023 – The legal year in review

From AI and geopolitics to energy transitions and global taxation, law firms and in-house counsel had plenty to keep them busy in 2023

Pillar two: setting the web

Pillar two of a global tax initiative to clamp down on cross-border tax avoidance from multinationals is here. Do Asian jurisdictions stand ready?

Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of South Korea’s legal profession

Final frontiers, first opportunities

India's moon mission rocketed space into the minds of savvy businesses eager for a crack at the final frontier. But are the regulatory parameters in place to support the investment?

Japan anti-bribery enforcement trends

By Kengo Nishigaki, Nobuhiro Matsuo, and Patrick Forman, GI&T Law Office

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of Thailand's legal profession

Philippine e-commerce protections

By Editha R Hechanova, Timothy J David and Allan V. Badillo, Hechanova & Co Inc

The shifting sands of India’s indirect taxes

By Rajat Bose, Ankita Bhasin and Ankit Sachdeva, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Japan Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal shines a spotlight on the exceptional performance of top law firms in Japan, highlighting their excellence and impact in the legal field

A comparison of Jersey foundations and trusts

By Rachel Yao, Carey Olsen

IP protection in Hong Kong, with infringement case example

By Grace H W Chu, Jasmine C K Wong and Venus W S Man, Fairbairn Catley Low & Kong

A comparison of patent provisions: India v China

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

Taiwan investment strategies for Korean companies

By Jacqueline Fu and Lin Yoting, K&L Gates

AI inspires awe, but needs to instil confidence

By Ban Jiun Ean, Maxwell Chambers

Cayman law’s attraction to Asian investors

By Ann Ng, Sharon Yap and Nick Harrold, Maples Group

ADR in the United Arab Emirates: proactive dispute management

By Guillaume Hess, Jonathan Sutcliffe and Henry Kim, K&L Gates

Taiwan’s intellectual property protection and litigation

By Patrick Marros Chu and Winona Chen, Lee and Li

Leaps & bounds

How Asia is leading the way forward on IP innovation

Strength in Numbers

Why are the region's corporate counsel associations scrambling to form alliances?

A regional comparison of real estate markets

What developments are affecting the property sector in often volatile regional markets?

Investment activities in Singapore: a legal perspective

By Christopher Tan, Henry Kim and Edward Bennett, K&L Gates Straits Law

Disputes in Taiwan: an overview for Korean firms

By Patrick Marros Chu and Matt Lai, Lee and Li

LEP strengthens long-term ties with Malaysia

By Constance Low, Loo Sim Yi and Goh Chai Ling, Adnan Sundra & Low

Investment strategies in Nigeria

By Ayotunde Owoigbe and Ibiyemi Ajiboye, Banwo & Ighodalo

Fast track to accelerate Thailand TM applications

By Titirat Wattanachewanopakorn and Ratinuch Kawnachaimongkol, ILCT

IP protection in the Philippines

By Rogelio Nicandro and Nicole Beatriz Yap Veloso, Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De los Angeles

Japan’s IP High Court finds domestic patent covered US server

By Aki Ryuka and Yichen Liu, RYUKA & PARTNERS

A regional comparison of arbitration landscapes

The competition for arbitration business is heating up with a host of national developments

IPR protection in Indonesia for South Korean companies

By Emirsyah Dinar, AFFA Intellectual Property Rights

Navigating commercial litigation in Indonesia

By Nien Rafles Siregar and Bobby Rahman Manalu, Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership

Navigating commercial disputes in India

By Sumeet Kachwaha and Ankit Khushu, Kachwaha & Partners

Strategies for South Korean investment in India

By Suneeth Katarki, Rashi Saraf and Swathi Sreenath, IndusLaw

The Philippines top 100 lawyers 2023

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal unveils its top performers of the country’s legal profession

Singapore swing

How Singapore became a regional legal hub

Counsel in command

Japan's GC association president shares evolving in-house lawyer roles

Expansive counsel

Regional GCs share business expansion views

A comparison of M&A laws

Asia M&A booms with government incentives and global investor interest. To compete, dealmakers must keep current on trends and regulations

Pursuit of parity

Korean committee for women practitioners share views on the future of arbitration in the country

Driving ESG compliance in the Philippines

By Charity Aurellano and Raphael Pangalangan, Ocampo & Suralvo

Japan’s top 100 lawyers 2023

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of Japan’s legal profession

All eyes on foreign investment in the Philippines

Long denied access to full business ownership in the Philippines, foreign investors are poised as new laws are now effective

Legal AI’d

Unleashing potential of generative AI across the legal profession

Indonesia’s Future Legal Leaders

Asia Business Law Journal has recognised 50 up-and-coming Indonesian lawyers who are poised for further success

Privy Council clarifies proper purpose rule to Bermuda trustee’s powers

By Helen Wang and Ryan Chong, Carey Olsen in Singapore

Japan outbound investment guide

Legal experts around the globe offer insights for Japanese companies expanding abroad

Protecting IP and intangible assets in Taiwan

By Brian Hsieh, Monica Wang and Jane Wang, Formosa Transnational

Legal overview for Japanese investment in Thailand

By Mallika Esposito Seu Margherita and Palawi Bunnag, ILCT in Bangkok

Advice for Japanese companies investing in Taiwan

By Albert Kao, Chen Wen-Chih and Hung Pang-Heng, Formosa Transnational

Trends and features of Japan foreign investment

By Masako Takahata, Japan In-house Lawyers Association

Managing and resolving disputes in Taiwan

By Albert Kao, Chen Wen-Chih and Hung Pang-Heng, Formosa Transnational

Investment prospects for Japanese enterprises in India

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

Investment liberalisation and tax reform in the Philippines

By Benedicta Du-Baladad, Du-Baladad & Associates in Metro Manila

Strategies for foreign companies investing in the Philippines

By Sylvette Tankiang, Franchette Acosta and Maria Carla Mapalo, V&A Law

IP protection in India for Japanese businesses

By Joginder Singh and Rajeev Kumar, LexOrbis in New Delhi

Commercial dispute mechanism for foreign investment in India

By Harshit Anand, Kamaljeet Singh and Harshil Mehta, AP & Partners in New Delhi

A greater good

How law firms across the region prioritise pro bono work, sustainability, and staff welfare over profits

Vietnam Law Firm Awards 2023

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

Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers

We reveal our choices for the country’s top legal experts

The patent protector

One-on-one with Rowel Barba, APEC’s IP expert

Not so stablecoins

Following the US regulator's decision to deem a stablecoin unregistered security, Asian regulators may be better positioned to adopt the approach to ensure effective oversight

Who’s next?

The recent collapse of regional financial institutions in the US has rocked global banking, including in Asia, prompting a range of legal ramifications that could last for years

Inventive incentive

Former justice head explains Hong Kong’s unique strengths as a dispute resolution hub

Universal healthcare law opens financing opportunities in Philippines

By Charmaine Rose Haw-Lim, Dan Kevin Mandocdoc, and Ann Danzel Albana, Gulapa Law

Challenges navigating Taiwan’s emerging insurtech sector

By Eddie Hsiung and Maggie Chang, Lee and Li

Thailand Law Firm Awards 2023

We celebrate the best of the country’s legal profession

Connect the DOTs

Digital ownership tokens signal future of property law

Singapore’s top 100 lawyers 2023

We reveal the top performers of the country’s legal profession

Litigate or arbitrate: The continuing debate

By James Noble, Kate Lan and Yan Chng, Carey Olsen in Singapore

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Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of South Korea’s legal profession

CORRESPONDENTS

Philippine indigenous petroleum reserves

Going deeper: Philippine push for indigenous petroleum reserves

By Jose M Layug Jr, DivinaLaw

How Singapore seeks to future-proof its social contract

By Matthew Teo, Helmsman
SEP owners' relief destination India

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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Singapore A-list2024

Singapore A-List: Top 100 lawyers

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

Top Vietnam law firms 2024

Vietnam Law Firm Awards

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

War of words: combatting trade infringement

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

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

Under the microscope

A comparison of legal frameworks shaping the massive life sciences industries in China and India

Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

Drive toward driverless

Exploring the latest developments in Japan and Thailand on this now not so futuristic technology

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