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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

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.

A case of intervention?

Has a recent Malaysian federal court decision watered down the non-interventionist policy enshrined within its arbitration regime?

Caymans: Investing through exempted limited partnership

This article examines the extent of the rights of limited partners to the information in the investment vehicles in which they often entrust their money with another person for a long period of time

Caymans: Key trends in Asian fund finance

In this series, top law firms from the region explore emerging trends and provide insights into the regulatory framework in the islands

Impact of Vietnam’s new Competition Law on mergers

This article aims to explore the new law’s impact on “economic concentration” activity, which includes mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and joint ventures

Keeping up with latest technologies in Indonesia

By Enrico Iskandar and Debu Batara Lubis, Bagus Enrico & Partners

Indonesia’s innovative approaches to cross-border M&A

By Luky I Walalangi, Miriam Andreta and Hans Adiputra Kurniawan,Walalangi & Partners

‘Light touch’ provisional liquidation regime in Bermuda

By Henry Tucker and Kyle Masters, Carey Olsen

New frontiers in fintech and cryptos

By Steven Rees-Davies and Fiona Chan, Appleby

Legal Frontiers in Bermuda

Fintech, cryptocurrency regulation, and the advantages of an innovative “light touch” liquidation regime

Legal Frontiers in Indonesia

New regulatory approaches to cross-border M&A and technology

Law regarding gender parity in Sri Lanka

By Ayomi Aluwihare, F J & G de Saram

Law regarding gender parity in the Philippines

By Rosalyn Ruth Anuncio and Joyce Aiza Chan, Quisumbing Torres

Law regarding gender parity in Indonesia

By Indri Pramitaswari Guritno and Primastuti Purnamasari, HHP Law Firm

Developments in crypto law in Thailand

By Palawi Bunnag, ILCT Advocates & Solicitors

Developments in crypto law in Taiwan

By Abe Sung and Eddie Hsuing, Lee and Li

Developments in crypto law in South Korea

By Michael Kim, Daniel Lee and Nathan Park, Kobre & Kim

Developments in crypto law in the Philippines

By Aida Araceli G Roxas-Rivera and Fernand Joseph D Miranda, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Developments in trademark law in Taiwan

By Tsai Yu-Li and Tsai Lu-Fa, Deep & Far in Taipei

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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

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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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Designing a JV contract in Taiwan

By Lee Li-pu, Chen Chiu-hua and Teresa Pan, Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law
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Guide to reporting economic substance in BVI

By Michael Padarin and Daniel Moore, Carey Olsen

Key takeaways from the first reporting period and practical pointers on economic substance compliance In The British Virgin Islands

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Establishing an investment fund in Israel

By Anat Shavit, Ron Lehmann and Ron Sitton, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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

court

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.