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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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Vietnam’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in the country

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Thailand’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand's top 100 lawyers

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Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2020

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Indonesia for 2020 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

CORRESPONDENTS

IBC code

Unresolved riddle of the code and acknowledgement of debt

By Misha and Nikhil Mathur, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

A crucial cog in the wheel for the purposeful implementation and working of the IBC code is the applicability of section 18 of the Limitation Act, 1963, on the provisions of the code.

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Where does liability lie in domain name infringement?

By Saif Khan and Shobhit Agrawal, Anand and Anand

There exists an imminent need for all stakeholders to collaborate and come up with a domain name framework that ensures that private rights and public interests are secured

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Philippines’ proposed ITA shakes up online retail

By Michael Ryan Natividad, ACCRALAW

Online retail and other e-commerce services are now a mainstay of Philippine commerce. The exponential rise and consequent prevalence of online purchases are partly due to the covid-19 pandemic lockdowns that have constrained the consumer to stay at home

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

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KICA holds virtual general assembly

The Korea In-house Counsel Association (KICA) held its 2021 general assembly and new year’s meeting virtually on 20 January. The KICA president, Lee Wan-keun, told the meeting that the number of in-house counsel in Korea had reached about 4,000 in 20 years from just eight in 1999

SIMC

SIMC shares mediation tips

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore has collaborated with the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) for a lunchtime webinar on the challenges and potential pitfalls of managing business risk for in-house counsel and C-suite level executives

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ACC survey pinpoints data privacy as top in-house concern

A key worldwide Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) survey of chief legal officers has found data and privacy issues are weighing the most on their minds

FEATURES

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Investment opportunities in the UAE

By Rohit Kochhar and Anjuli Sivaramakrishnan, Kochhar & Co
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Investment risks and opportunities in Angola

By Catarina Levy Osório, João Francisco Cunha and Frederico de Távora Pedro, ALC Advogados
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Investing in Indonesia post-Omnibus Law

By Freddy Karyadi and Anastasia Irawati, Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro Counsellors At Law (Abnr)

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Bangladesh

Structuring and financing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh economy continues to grow at an impressive scale, with a GDP growth rate of 8.1%, surpassing that of its neighbouring countries and making it one of Asia’s most remarkable success stories

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Receiverships in the BVI

Shining a light on the courts of British Virgin Islands’ approach to granting the appointment of receivers, and the state of the law in respect of this powerful interim remedy.