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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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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

ESG principles in Asia - Business Law

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

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

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