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Testing the wind

Law firms stress the importance of compliance and risk management for reshaping business

Ups & downs

Our annual legal market survey takes financial snapshot of Chinese law firms

By the numbers

ACC's global survey maps the changing roles of in-house counsel

Compliance anxiety

In-house leaders reveal how to keep up with tectonic regulatory shifts

Buckle up

CRRC’s top counsel explains how to ensure overseas compliance

Open sesame

China woos world with asset management riches

Restructurings

M&A

Issuances

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Securing large damages in IP infringement litigation

By Liu Ji and Jin Xiao, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office

Gender in justice

Women lawyers across Asia share their personal stories of success, strategy and struggle for a more inclusive legal profession

Zhejiang in a nutshell

Breaking into Zhejiang’s hot legal market is a tough nut to crack for national law firms as the locals hold the advantage

Lawyering 2.0

Technology adoption among established law firms has for ages been a slow ascent, but things are different in China. Legal tech companies here are leading innovation and are taking a more direct and homegrown approach than their global peers

The taming of tech

The golden days of unfettered growth for China's homegrown tech companies could be coming to an end as regulators speed up data-oriented reforms. What are the legal pitfalls and the hefty consequences, and who will be most affected?

GC confidential

What qualities do effective general counsel need to be assets to their companies? We asked two prominent GCs for their candia personal views on where you need to be to have your legal department working at optimum for your company and its people

Buy-backs 

Issuances

Two major defences in patent infringement cases

By Chen Jianmin, Gaowo IP Law Firm

Interpreting anti-monopoly guidelines for internet industry

By Zhan Hao, Song Ying and Zhu Libo, AnJie Law Firm

Exploring IPOs on ChiNext board under registration system

By Liu Yinhong, Wang Cheng and Zhang Ming, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Star struck

Through rolling reforms including the stellar success of the Star Market, mainland capital markets are soaring skyward, even as the trend of US IPOs maintains momentum. So, what is the right listing location for your company?

Continual vigilance

Controlling legal risk goes beyond the legal department, and in-house counsel need a pragmatic approach, without letting perfection be the enemy of progress. Prominent counsel Peter Zhang offers advice from his decades of experience 

Issuances

Listings

Dismantling a red-chip structure requires planning

By Wei Pei and Ai Yongtao, Jia Yuan Law Offices

Choosing the right exchange to IPO is a strategic move

By Yang Ke and Piao Yu, Tian Yuan Law Firm; William Ji, William Ji & Co

Strategies for privatisation of listed companies

By Jo Lit and Kristen Kwok, Walkers

Cross-border funds and their legal risks

By Ran Lu and Yuan Shiye, Han Kun Law Offices

Controlling litigation risks for SPACs

By Brian Cochran, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd

Market SPACulation

Will Asia offer alternative forums for China’s current SPAC boom as the US loses its appetite?

Pirate hunters

Cognex Asia in-house counsel reveal how they hunt the pirates of their high-quality software products

Star upgrades innovation attribute assessment system

By Daniel Liu, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Acquisitions

China opens further to international arbitration

By Chen Xianglin, Han Kun Law Offices

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Testing the wind

Law firms stress the importance of compliance and risk management for reshaping business

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Ups & downs

Our annual legal market survey takes financial snapshot of Chinese law firms

ACC's global survey maps the changing roles of in-house counsel ACC全球调研:首席法务官和法务部门在公司架构中的角色变化趋势

By the numbers

ACC's global survey maps the changing roles of in-house counsel

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Determining ‘pre-sale confusion’ in TM infringement

By Chen Jianmin, Gaowo Law Firm
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Pros and cons for international asset managers in China

By Ge Yin, Han Kun Law Offices
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Cross-border data transfer compliance in investment and M&A

By Song Wei, Han Kun Law Offices