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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

Developments in trademark law in Sri Lanka

By Anomi Wanigasekera and Navindi Naotunna, Julius & Creasy

Developments in trademark law in the Philippines

By Bienvenido Marquez III and Divina Ilas-Panganiban, Quisumbing Torres

Developments in trademark law in India

By Safir Anand and Twinky Rampal, Anand & Anand

Getting ready for the crypto spring

By Alison Thomson and Rebecca Jack, Appleby

Digitalization of AML laws in BVI

By Mirza Manraj and Philip Graham, Harneys

Legal Frontiers in the British Virgin Islands

Cutting edge issues for companies that utilise BVI for offshore investment

Cook Islands leads the way

The eventful evolution of the Cook Islands from offshore outcast to global offshore investment leader

Fintech: Offshore regulations and trends in Asia

By Fiona Chan, Alison Thomson and Prabha Sasidharan, Appleby in Hong Kong

Overcoming legal barriers to FDI in infrastructure

By Ronald Dime, DLDTE Law Office

All aboard the tax ‘train’

By Benedicta Du-Baladad, BDB Law

Patent law developments in the Philippines

By Richmond K Lee, ACCRA Law Offices

Singapore: a regional leader for fintech, cryptos

By Chiew Yu Sarn, Yusarn Audrey

Singapore-India corridor: a natural fit for both parties

By Vivek Kathpalia, Nishith Desai Associates

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in UAE

By Adil Shafi and Kajal Patel, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in Taiwan

By Jaime Cheng and Teresa Huang, Lee Tsai & Partners

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in South Korea

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

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in China

By Shen Wenhao, JunZeJun Law Offices

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in The Philippines

By Aida Araceli G Roxas-Rivera and Paolo S Tamase, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

PE investment in Indonesia

By Freddy Karyadi and Anastasia Irawati, Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Contractual remedies for investors in India

By Monali Dutta and Sudipta Bhattacharjee, Advaita Legal

Sensory branding in India

By Safir Anand, Anand and Anand

Real estate law in China

By Hao Han, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Arbitration law in the Philippines

By Augusto A San Pedro Jr and Raquel Wealth A Taguian, Villaraza & Angangco Law Offices

Cayman continues as pre-eminent global offshore jurisdiction

By Matt Roberts, Maples and Calder

Airport standards in the Philippines

By Charmaine Haw-Lim and Aileen Sanguir, Gulapa Law Office

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The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Indonesia Law Firm Awards

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

CORRESPONDENTS

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What to expect from India’s amendments to CIRP regulations

By Shardul Shroff and Shreya Prakash, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

On 30 September 2021, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) issued amendments to the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2021

Workers’ rights in the Philippine gig economy

By Martin Luigi Samson, ACCRALAW 

Most gig workers are engaged as independent contractors and are not legally entitled to the mandatory statutory benefits to which employees are entitled. Instead, they are compensated based on the contract between the independent contractor and the principal or hiring party

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Role of intermediaries in protecting Indian IP

By Madhu Rewari and Madhurima Gadre, Anand and Anand

In this digital age, where social media has become all the rage and sharing content on the internet has become possible with just a click of a button, businesses need to be more vigilant on the content available on social media platforms or intermediaries

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

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JILA collaborates on in-house webinar

The Japan In-House Lawyers Association (JILA), Daini Tokyo Bar Association and the Japan Association for Chief Legal Officers (JACLO) have organised a joint webinar to address how in-house legal departments and external legal resources

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GCAI forges academic connection

The General Counsels’ Association of India (GCAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 27 September with Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab to boost the competence of young graduates

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ACC’s virtual annual meeting a success

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) welcomed more than 2,000 in-house counsel to its virtual annual meeting, which featured a tailored content stream for the Asia-Pacific in-house community for the first time

FEATURES

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Korea Law Firm Awards 2021

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in South Korea for 2021 and four winners each in 27 practice areas

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Thailand’s top 100 lawyers 2021

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand's top 100 lawyers

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Asia renewed

Renewable energy projects have blossomed across Asia. What has led to the recent boom?

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

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A comparison of renewable energy regulations

Asian policy makers are shifting focus to prioritise renewable power in their energy mixes. With various green initiatives emerging, businesses should compare the regulations in jurisdictions before investing in sustainable power generation

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A comparison of regulations surrounding NFTs

Blockchain technology has created ripples worldwide by turning art, music, videos and in-game items into digital assets, puzzling regulators into a cautious waiting game. But for how long? And where to from here?