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Considering a start-up business or IPO in Taiwan?

By Juno Huang, Maples Group

Shipping: an introduction to Marshall Islands flag

By Jonathan Silver, Maples Group

Luxembourg RAIF a product of choice for Asian asset managers

By Johan Terblanche and Michelle Barry, Maples Group

Margin loan financing in developing markets

By James Kinsley, Maples Group

Japan’s growing attraction to alternative investments

By Nick Harrold, Maples Group

Why use a Cayman company to list on the HKSE?

By Derrick Kan, Maples and Calder (Hong Kong)

Increasing popularity of employee benefit trusts

By Sofia Shen, Maples Fiduciary

Key issues and a possible fix for capital call financing

By Stacey Overholt and Lorraine Pao, Maples and Calder (Hong Kong)

BVI companies well set to invest in Indonesia

By Michael Gagie and Iain Anderson, Maples and Calder

Cayman LLCs the new club to help your handicap unleashed

By James Gaden, Maples and Calder

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Thailand’s top 100 lawyers 2021

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand's top 100 lawyers

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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

GCAI

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

ACC

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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Rise with the tide

Chen Yan, GC of KE Holdings, shares his experiences in adapting to China’s new personal data law

Bangladesh

A-List: Bangladesh

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Bangladesh's top lawyers

NFT regulations comparison

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?

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

NFT regulations comparison

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?