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Winds of change

Cryptocurrency regulation in Thailand

By Jason Corbett and Koraphot Jirachocksubsin, Silk Legal
Interest in cryptocurrencies and digital assets in Thailand has seen a significant surge due to the strong bull cycle in the first half of 2021

Cryptocurrency regulation in Taiwan

By Abe Sung and Eddie Hsiung, Lee and Li
At the time of writing this article, cryptocurrencies are currently not accepted as currencies in Taiwan

Cryptocurrency regulation in India

By Manisha Singh and Nisha Sharma, LexOrbis
Asian jurisdictions have been cautious in developing legal frameworks around virtual currencies, but the volatile market and relentless evolution of cryptos are pushing regulators to act

A comparison of cryptocurrency regulation

Asian jurisdictions have been cautious in developing legal frameworks around virtual currencies, but the volatile market and relentless evolution of cryptos are pushing regulators to act

Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers 2021

Asia Business Law Journal presents its A-List of the top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia

Fighting fund

Litigation financing has found favour in developed markets, but Asian jurisdictions remain guarded. With Hong Kong and Singapore leading the way, will others follow?

Gender in justice

Twenty senior women lawyers across Asia share their personal stories of success, strategy and struggle for a more inclusive legal profession

SPAC invaders

Asia is losing out to the US as its tech giants are wooed away by sponsors to list in the US. Can the region’s markets move quickly enough to repel the SPAC invasion and keep their unicorns?

Time to learn, unlearn and relearn NBFC resolutions

By Veena Sivaramakrishnan and Soummo Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Registrations open for SCCA roundtable

The SCCA is bringing together leading lawyers from China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines to shed light on the challenges faced by in-house and external counsel today through its webinar, Cross-Border Conversation

RBI clears air around PA/PG guidelines

By Anu Tiwari and Rohan banerjee, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Crypto regulation in Singapore and Thailand

By Kay yong, JTJB (Singapore); Bunnasomboon Chaiparinya and Yukgrit Kantamanee, JTJB International Lawyers (Thailand)

India issues guidelines for digital media ads of influencers

By Pravin Anand and Ashutosh Upadhyaya, Anand and Anand

Financing a Cayman Islands merger take-private

By Peter Vas, Loeb Smith Attorneys

China’s new Patent Law introduces open licence scheme

By Qi Yongqiang, Corner Stone & Partners

India’s leading GCs launch new association

Senior general counsel of Indian companies gathered on 5 March in Gurugram to launch the General Counsels’ Association of India (GCAI)

ACC Asia-Pacific annual meeting goes virtual 

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Asia-Pacific will conduct its virtual annual meeting under the theme of transforming the modern law department. The 2021 Virtual ACC Xchange takes place on 16-17 June.

SCCA continues GC competition for law students 

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) is holding its in-house counsel competition for law students, the SCCA Legal Eagle Challenge, again this year following last year’s inaugural success 

ACC HK launches AI-driven newsletter

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Hong Kong members now have improved access to the ACC’s global resources and thought leadership following the Corporate Counsel Now electronic newsletter launch. The weekly newsletter will feature a range of content relating to in-house legal services in Asia, including legal leadership and ACC resources 

Korea’s top 100 lawyers 2021

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of the country’s legal profession

Data privacy laws in Thailand

By Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt and Thaya Uthayophas, Weerawong Chinnavat & Partners

Data privacy laws in the Philippines

By John Paul M Gaba, ACCRALAW

Data privacy laws in Indonesia

By Agus Ahadi Deradjat, Kevin Omar Sidharta and Mahiswara Timur, ABNR

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Taiwan A-List 2022

Taiwan’s top 100 lawyers 2022

Following an extensive nominations process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of Taiwan's legal profession

The A-List: Top Offshore Lawyers 2021

The A-List: Top offshore lawyers 2022

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top offshore lawyers

Thailand Law Firm Awards

Thailand Law Firm Awards 2022

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Thailand for 2022 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

CORRESPONDENTS

Impact of NCLAT judgment on development financial institutions

By Veena Sivaramakrishnan and Suomo Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
End of the road for public utility vehicles in Philippines?

End of the road for public utility vehicles in Philippines?

By Mervin Kenneth C Ignacio, ACCRALAW
Russia-Ukraine crisis influences Indian pharma industry Sachin Malik

Russia-Ukraine crisis influences Indian pharma industry

By Sachin Malik, Anand and Anand

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Outside the box

Outside the box

Movement in the West towards greater diversity and inclusion is now reverberating in Asia via work directed to law firms that embrace these values. But just how proactive are our legal communities here?

Strategic investment in India for Japanese investors

Strategic investment in India for Japanese investors

By Rishabh Shroff, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Compliance challenges for foreign investment in the US

Compliance challenges for foreign investment in the US

By Jeffrey L Kessler, Eva W Cole and Heather P Lamberg, Winston Strawn

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