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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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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

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The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

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Japan’s top 100 lawyers

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

CORRESPONDENTS

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Managing employment contracts during covid-19

By Martin Luigi G Samson, ACCRALAW

Taking decisive action now may be critical to the survival of  enterprises. Hopefully, the continued existence of businesses will allow them to survive, thrive and take care of employees in the future

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Controlling costs: deletion versus amendment of claims

By Vidisha Garg, Anand and Anand

Patent filings in India have increased from 47,854 patent applications in 2017-18 to 50,667 in 2018-19. Considering India has become such an important jurisdiction, the cost of filing patent applications has become a concern

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The necessity of India’s confidentiality clubs

By Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

The IP litigation landscape has changed dramatically in the past decade with businesses becoming more technology-driven and technology-dependent than ever before.

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

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Australia poll sees cautious optimism on job security pandemic

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia published its fifth member flash poll related to the covid-19 pandemic, with results showing in-house counsel in the country are feeling cautiously optimistic that they will not lose their jobs

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Singapore in-house competition for law students

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) hosted the city-state’s first in-house counsel competition for law students: the SCCA Legal Eagle Challenge

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Webinar talks GCs through new landscape

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore recently hosted a webinar examining the role of general counsel in managing a covid-19 altered landscape amid unprecedented global economic and political uncertainty

FEATURES

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Revisiting data privacy in a pandemic

By Rachelle M Diaz, PJS Law

A comprehensive overview of the five pillars of compliance within the Philippine Data Privacy Act

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Harbouring ambitions

With the new limited partnership fund legislation Hong Kong is showing its intent to lure asset managers away from their favoured offshore jurisdictions and anchor them in the city

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The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

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.