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Juggling act

The evolution of India’s personal data protection bill is influenced by the need to protect the interests of businesses, the government and the individual, writes Yukti Sharma

Bay watch

How will China's greater bay project work for lawyers?

Two elephants in the room: The trade war

Is the worst yet to come in the US-China trade war?

2019 begins China’s era of compliance

China's Year of the Pig is ringing in a new 'Era of Compliance'

Ringing up legal spend

Billing rates: How much is too much?

A moral quarrel

Patent ruling intrudes into India’s bedrooms

All about action

Lawyers explain why Singapore excels at arbitration, and just about everything else

Capital returns

China is injecting new energy and vitality into its capital market with various reforms.

Analyzing the code

How does India's Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code stand up to critical analysis after a year in effect?

Over the horizon

Offshore trends for Asian investors

Unwanted advances

Corporate counsel on sexual harassment in India's workplace

Press for profit

First of our special series looks at the meteoric rise of fintech

The squeeze

Global antitrust compliance gets tougher

Build or Bust?

Can Duterte revive infrastructure in the Philippines?

Just relax

We analyze foreign investment in China under a new administrative regime

Brakes on Brexit?

Tired of Brexit? Get prepared while you wait

Deal shields

Corporates in Asia wise up to M&A insurance

A prayer for prevention

Compliance strategies in a tough neighbourhood

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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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IBC resolution within regulated sectors in the public interest

By Anoop Rawat, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Various laws still contain gaps and ambiguities, and reconciliation with the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 becomes a challenging task. It is essential to create synergies among specific regulatory laws with the provisions and the process envisaged under the code

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Suspension of employment during the pandemic

By Laurie Christine P Quiambao, ACCRALAW

The honourable secretary of the Department of Labour and Employment has signed DO No. 215-20, which means that an employee may be placed on a floating status, or temporarily laid off, for the said period without losing his or her employment

India eases working requirements of patents

By Vidisha Garg, Anand and Anand

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020 have great significance as they provide huge relief to stakeholders, with many glitches being removed and creases ironed out, thereby easing the requirements to a great extent

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

SCCA

SCCA announces winners of the 4th Singapore CLO Awards

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) has announced the winners of its 4th Singapore Chief Legal Officer Awards on 23 December via a “virtual gala” and interviews with all the top nominees and an overflowing virtual room of 250 audiences

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JILA and KICA join forces

The Japan In-house Lawyers Association (JILA) and the Korea In-house Counsel Association (KICA) have launched a new co-operation to bolster research and knowledge sharing between the two organisations

ACC Singapore

ACC Singapore closes 2020 with magic, music

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore ended the year with a sprinkle of magic and music at its virtual annual Festive Party

FEATURES

SMC Ban Jiun Ean mediation

Finding middle ground

Singapore Mediation Centre’s executive director, Ban Jiun Ean, discusses the art of mediation, the impact of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, emerging trends in the sector and the possibilities for online dispute resolution

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Thailand’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand's top 100 lawyers

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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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

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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.