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Counsel in command

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

Expansive counsel

Regional GCs share business expansion views

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

Power clash

With strong net zero commitments, Asia is set to be a key arena for climate change-related disputes

Fair & square

In-house lawyers can provide valuable guidance in compliance matters if brought in at the right time

One step ahead

As most Asian jurisdictions restrict firms from promoting their services, marketing expert Barbara Koenen-Geerdink shares the workaround through business development strategies

NFTs and the IP conundrum

Are existing copyrights laws redundant in the case of NFTs, as blockchain technology itself provides for the protection of proof of authenticity and ownership of underlying digital assets?

Spinning your Zoom

Communications expert John Miers offers some practical advice for engaging and retaining your virtual audience

Finding middle ground

Singapore Mediation Centre’s executive director, Ban Jiun Ean, discusses the art of mediation, the impact of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, emerging trends in the sector and the possibilities for online dispute resolution

A legal legacy

Asian Development Bank's general counsel moves on

Tipping Point

Lord Goldsmith pans India's Arbitration Bill

Thinking outside the box

Opportunities available to companies that utilize offshore structures in the Cayman Islands

New brand, new era

Asian International Arbitration Centre's director, Sundra Rajoo, on the rebranding of the former Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration and its impact

Patent problems

Shearn Delamore & Co's managing partner, Grace Yeoh, highlights the operational IP problems their clients still face in Malaysia

Foreign, female and business focused

New Zealand lawyer Catherine O'Connell on her launching a law firm in Japan, a traditional, male-dominated nation

Wanted: Women lawyers in Japan

Rika Beppu on the founding of Women in Law Japan, and their aim towards gender equity

JILA lights the way

Yasuhiro Umeda and Miki Sakakibara on the start of the Japan In-house Lawyers Association, and its challenges ahead

Opening up

Japan's new bid to compete in arbitration

The big picture

Exclusive interview with the United Nations under-secretary-general for legal affairs

GC not EZ

Bjarne P. Tellmann: Building a truly outstanding legal team

NY state of mind

Exclusive from New York's Chief Judge on the rising concept of commercial courts

ACC alliance ‘good for HKCCA members’

HKCCA president Lin Shi on its alliance with ACC

Need for clarity

Transparency crucial in arbitration between sovereign states and commercial investors

In the interest of fairness

Cherie Blair QC discusses global standards for rules-based commerce

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

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Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers

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

FEATURES

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IP protection and dispute management in Russia

By Vladimir Biriulin and Sergey Medvedev, Gorodissky & Partners

Wolves at the gate

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

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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