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Legal Frontiers in Bermuda

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

Data privacy in India

By Shahana Chatterji and Sohini Chatterjee, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Two elephants in the room: The trade war

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

Legal Frontiers in Indonesia

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

Treading carefully

Cautious steps towards legal reform in Taiwan

The Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers 2019

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Protecting the innovators

Chitra Iyer argues that India’s first judgment on standard essential patents is for the greater good

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

Overseeing growth of fintech in Indonesia

By Freddy Karyadi and Anastasia Irawati, ABNR Counsellors

Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers 2019

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

An Asian mosaic

Senior women lawyers across Asia share personal stories of successes, struggles and strategies

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

A regional comparison of developments in crypto law

Examining developments in cryptocurrency law around the region is like taking a litmus test to measure the flexibilty and depth of competency of these legal systems. Staying up to speed is crucial

A regional comparison of developments in trademark law

As brand identification moves beyond traditional realms and into ever more interesting spheres of influence, staying abreast of trends and changes to law in the Asian region is imperative

A comparison of law regarding gender parity

As brand identification moves beyond traditional realms and into ever more interesting spheres of influence, staying abreast of trends and changes to law in the Asian region is imperative

Singapore law and the frontiers of technology

By Ronald JJ Wong, Covenant Chambers

A foreign attraction

Focus on China’s Foreign Investment Law

Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers 2019

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Malaysia

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

Interpretation No. 770 and protection for minority shareholders

By James Huang and Maggie Huang, Lee and Li

Legal Frontiers in the British Virgin Islands

Cutting edge issues for companies that utilise BVI for offshore investment

Learning to fly

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam learn value of sound business law

2019 begins China’s era of compliance

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

Cook Islands leads the way

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

Tipping Point

Lord Goldsmith pans India's Arbitration Bill

Legal frontiers in the Caymans

The first in a series exploring cutting edge issus in various jurisdictions

Ringing up legal spend

Billing rates: How much is too much?

TISE launches green segment

Offshore investors can utilize the International Stock Exchange, including its newly launched green market

Thinking outside the box

Opportunities available to companies that utilize offshore structures in the Cayman Islands

Fintech: Offshore regulations and trends in Asia

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

Legal Frontiers in the Philippines

The frontiers of complex existing and emerging areas of law in the Philippines are changing

All aboard the tax ‘train’

By Benedicta Du-Baladad, BDB Law

Democracy blooms?

Thai Legal faces changing landscape as a military regime prepares for democratic elections

The Philippines Law Firm Awards

ABLJ names the top firms in the Philippines for 2018

Korea’s top 100 lawyers

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Korea

The A-List 2018: China’s elite lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

A moral quarrel

Patent ruling intrudes into India’s bedrooms

World-scale resolution

Experts tackle international dispute resolution

Out of time?

Is Indonesia running out of time to implement reforms for business and cast out corruption?

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Thailand

Data driven

Talking tech with US data guru David White, director at AlixPartners

Patent law developments in the Philippines

By Richmond K Lee, ACCRA Law Offices

Patent law developments in Japan

By Dr Yoshitaka Sonoda and Natalie Crick, Sonoda & Kobayashi

Patent law developments in South Korea

By Yoon Suk Shin and Kurt B Gerstner, Lee International

Patent law developments in India

By Rajeev Kumar and Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

Patent law developments in China

By Yang Guoxu and Lu Chuanliang, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office

A new coat

Malaysia is on the cusp of fundamental legal reform following the end of six decades of rule by one political party

New brand, new era

Asian International Arbitration Centre's director, Sundra Rajoo, on the rebranding of the former Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration and its impact

Patent problems

Shearn Delamore & Co's managing partner, Grace Yeoh, highlights the operational IP problems their clients still face in Malaysia

Singapore’s top 100 lawyers

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Singapore

All about action

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

Singapore-India corridor: a natural fit for both parties

By Vivek Kathpalia, Nishith Desai Associates

Capital returns

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

Trapped in tradition

Japan’s legal sector must evolve the role of in-house counsel and explore new markets to stay relevant

Foreign, female and business focused

New Zealand lawyer Catherine O'Connell on her launching a law firm in Japan, a traditional, male-dominated nation

Wanted: Women lawyers in Japan

Rika Beppu on the founding of Women in Law Japan, and their aim towards gender equity

JILA lights the way

Yasuhiro Umeda and Miki Sakakibara on the start of the Japan In-house Lawyers Association, and its challenges ahead

Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in Asia

Head to Head: Comparison of cryptocurrency laws

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

The Philippines top 100 lawyers 2018

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in the Philippines

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

Elephants in the room

How South Korea’s legal sector deals with not so subtle external influences

India and China: a comparison of trademark law

Trademark law comparison: India versus China

Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers 2018

Our first A-List: Indonesia's top 100 lawyers

Sensory branding in India

By Safir Anand, Anand and Anand

Opening up

Japan's new bid to compete in arbitration

Locked out

Analysis of Indian court ruling disallowing foreign law firms to open offices in the country

Primed and charged

Politics generates electric atmosphere for Philippine Legal

Legal trends

What are the hot topics on legal minds around the region in the Year of the Dog?

Analyzing the code

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

Deals of the Year 2017

The best deals in the region and the legal luminaries who guided them

The Asia game

Corporate counsel associations move to stay relevant at a time when the significance of borders is diminishing

Fair play in the sandbox

The benefits and challenges of these 'safe spaces'

Taking aim at GST

Introduction of the tax in India has had challenges

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

The A-List 2017: China’s top 100 lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

The A-List 2017: India’s top 100 lawyers

Get to know whether you have India's top private practice lawyers on your side ... or better yet, if you're one of them

The big picture

Exclusive interview with the United Nations under-secretary-general for legal affairs
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Legal begets AI

Final in the three-part tech series explores AI role in legal services

Over the horizon

Offshore trends for Asian investors

Straight talk

New section taps top lawyer and GC on Chinese investment into US

Cayman continues as pre-eminent global offshore jurisdiction

By Matt Roberts, Maples and Calder

Speaking a common language

Dispute resolution and the Belt and Road

A regional comparison of patent law

Patent laws in the region vary in their effectiveness.

In the pipeline

The final in our special series on the Belt and Road initiative looks at the long-term implications of the project for law firms around the world

GC not EZ

Bjarne P. Tellmann: Building a truly outstanding legal team
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Space invaders

Second in our three-part series looks at cybersecurity and data protection

Unwanted advances

Corporate counsel on sexual harassment in India's workplace

China – Patent law in the Asia Pacific region

A regional comparison of patent law - China

Sri Lanka – Patent law in the Asia Pacific region

A regional comparison of patent law - Sri Lanka

Patent Law in Taiwan

A regional comparison of patent law - Taiwan

Singapore – Patent law in the Asia Pacific region

A regional comparison of patent law - Singapore

India – Patent law in the Asia Pacific region

A regional comparison of patent law - India

Japan – Patent law in the Asia Pacific region

A regional comparison of patent law - Japan

NY state of mind

Exclusive from New York's Chief Judge on the rising concept of commercial courts

A regional comparison of competition law

Region's experts head to head on competition laws

ACC alliance ‘good for HKCCA members’

HKCCA president Lin Shi on its alliance with ACC

Press for profit

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

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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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Ruben’s rules

The OECD’s Paris-based senior competition expert, Ruben Maximiano, shares how adopting an effective competition policy helps increase investor confidence

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

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

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

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