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Spinning green into gold

ESG-focused fund inflows into Asia are growing, but investing is replete with risk given the region’s diversities and historical inequalities

Singapore’s secret recipe

SIAC's CEO talks about strategies for the centre's success and emerging trends in arbitration

Gender in justice

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

Devil in the data

Looking up to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation as a benchmark, Asian data privacy landscape evolves rapidly with its own unique approaches and challenges

Bangladesh: Ready for business

Often overshadowed in such a powerhouse neighbourhood, this populous nation has scripted an unlikely economic success story, creating lucrative opportunities for pioneering foreign investors

Power & parity

Senior women lawyers across Asia share personal stories of successes and struggles for a more inclusive legal profession

Home & safe?

With COVID-19 forcing companies to implement work-from-home policies, Jim Fitzsimmons helps us understand the cybersecurity risks posed by a remote workforce

C-suite sanction

The case of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is a timely reminder for multinational corporations to ensure their senior executives are prepared for all scenarios when relocating to Asia

COVID-19: What’s your plan?

With the spread of novel coronavirus, businesses are taking unprecedented measures in order to stay operational and to protect their employees

In the hot seat

Milton Cheng was recently elected Baker McKenzie’s new global chair. His four-year tenure began in October, and here he talks to Asia Business Law Journal about his thoughts and strategies for the firm

The era of in-house counsel

Legal academic Professor Eunice Kim heralds a new era for in-house counsel

HK protest protection

What employers need to cover during the city’s prolonged period of protests and unrest

A foreign attraction

Focus on China’s Foreign Investment Law

World-scale resolution

Experts tackle international dispute resolution

Legal trends

What are the hot topics on legal minds around the region in the Year of the Dog?

Fair play in the sandbox

The benefits and challenges of these 'safe spaces'

Taking aim at GST

Introduction of the tax in India has had challenges

Speaking a common language

Dispute resolution and the Belt and Road

Making your mark

Examination of IP legal developments in Indonesia

Canned soup?

What future is there for trade agreements in the wake of the collapse of the TPP?

On track

Infrastructure in Asia: what's hot and why

A view to the East

India looks East with desires for expansion

Roads less travelled

Risks and rewards in the CMLV bloc of nations

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Japan A-List

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

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Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers

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

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Korea’s top 100 lawyers

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

CORRESPONDENTS

NFTs

Philippines ponders NFTs in online gaming

By Juan Miguel Calimon Dela Cruz, ACCRALAW 

Popular games like Axie Infinity and My Defi Pet have recently gained traction for their unique selling proposition that one can earn money as they play

AI’s right to legal identity in India

By Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

Advocates of IP and economic growth have consistently propagated the cause of recognising AI inventions in law. However, this is different from the issue that debates granting legal recognition to AI as an independent entity

Challenges in implementing resolution plans in India

By Saurav Panda, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

In spite of the strong emphasis in IBC regarding time-bound implementation, there have been several challenges that have mired timely implementation of resolution plans

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

ACC Annual Meeting

ACC Annual Meeting tailored for APAC

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) will conduct its annual meeting virtually from 19-21 October, featuring a tailored content stream for the Asia-Pacific in-house community for the first time

ACC HK peels back pandemic for summer boat party

With the current pandemic situation and travel restrictions, the best way to enjoy the summer sunshine in Hong Kong is a cruise offshore. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Hong Kong did just that

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KICA teams up with SIAC 

The Korea In-House Counsel Association (KICA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of dispute resolution

FEATURES

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Looking to the East

The new president of the ICC Court, Claudia Salomon, discusses what changes she expects to see in the dispute resolution landscape in Asia

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A comparison of patent law developments

Patent legislation across Asian jurisdictions is constantly catching up with the pandemic’s demands, with stronger protection, foreign filing and higher compensation being common themes.

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Siri Hal Jarvis & Associates

We peer into the undefined future of legal tech and explore how AI is already reshaping the business of law. Just how long will it be before Jarvis makes partner?

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

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A comparison of patent law developments

Patent legislation across Asian jurisdictions is constantly catching up with the pandemic’s demands, with stronger protection, foreign filing and higher compensation being common themes.

A comparison of updates on trademark law

A comparison of updates on trademark law

Safeguarding trademarks presents real challenges amid the pandemic, with massive shifts to online trading, difficulties getting cases to court and physical enforcement challenges to name a few