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SPAC invaders

Asia is losing out to the US as its tech giants are wooed away by sponsors to list in the US. Can the region’s markets move quickly enough to repel the SPAC invasion and keep their unicorns?

China’s IP makeover

Top-down intellectual property reforms include major judicial and legislative change, solving problems that have affected enterprises for decades. But do the changes go far enough?

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

Cayman continues as pre-eminent global offshore jurisdiction

By Matt Roberts, Maples and Calder

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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Korea

Korea’s top 100 lawyers

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of the country’s legal profession

Malaysia-A-List 2021

Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the country's top 100 lawyers

vietnam top 100 lawyers

Vietnam’s top 100 lawyers

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

CORRESPONDENTS

intermediary rules

The yes, no, maybe of 2021 intermediary rules

By Safir Anand, Anand and Anand

There has been an ongoing debate on the yays and nays of the 2021 intermediary rules, primarily because India is set to begin enforcing a new set of rules that fundamentally changes the way the internet will be experienced in the country

Philippines tax reform for export-oriented enterprises, Eric Recalde, ACCRALAW 

Philippines tax reform for export-oriented enterprises

By Eric Recalde, ACCRALAW 

Value-added tax (VAT) is only imposed if the goods or services are “destined” for local consumption. There is no VAT when they are for consumption abroad

Time to learn, unlearn and relearn NBFC resolutions, Veena Sivaramakrishnan and Soummo Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Time to learn, unlearn and relearn NBFC resolutions

By Veena Sivaramakrishnan and Soummo Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

ACC

ACC HK appoints 4 new directors

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Hong Kong has appointed four new directors to its board following the ACC HK Annual General Meeting on 24 June

ACC Exchange

ACC Asia-Pacific delivers virtual conference

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Asia-Pacific has held its annual meeting titled the 2021 Virtual Xchange on 16-17 June, attracting a diverse audience of 150 in-house professionals across the region

SCCA well-being

SCCA discusses workplace well-being

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) is holding its first series of discussions to promote better well-being in the workplace and tackle unnecessary sources of stress, especially when lawyers have to deal with long hours of work during deals and transactions

FEATURES

Foreign liquidator assistance and common law in Bermuda, Keith Robinson and Emma Duffy, Carey Olsen

Foreign liquidator assistance and common law in Bermuda

By Keith Robinson and Emma Duffy, Carey Olsen

Foreign liquidators may apply for recognition in Bermuda pursuant to the common law by the application of the principles of comity

fintech digital bank

Evolution of fintech regulation in Indonesia

By Freddy Karyadi and Anastasia Irawati, ABNR

With the continued rapid growth of the financial technology sector, the government has been reforming its licensing regime to provide business opportunities while also protecting local interests

Zoom John Miersvideo

Spinning your Zoom

Communications expert John Miers offers some practical advice for engaging and retaining your virtual audience

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

A comparison of Cryptocurrency regulation

A comparison of Cryptocurrency regulation

Asian jurisdictions have been cautious in developing legal frameworks around virtual currencies, but the volatile market and relentless evolution of cryptos are pushing regulators to act

Data privacy

A comparison of data privacy laws

While the laws in the region share similar elements, gaps remain as privacy compliance culture is relatively new and jurisdictions vary in their approaches