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Gears changing

Leaders of seven leading arbitration institutions review their development highlights and explore future landscape

Shuffling the PE deck

Key trends reshape private equity landscape

Win-win Resolution

Positive changes to common cross-border dilemmas

The A-List 2023-24: Visionaries

The A-List 2023-24: Legal leaders and influential lawyers in China's legal market

Unleashing data

With China having established the National Data Administration, how should enterprises respond to the central government’s regulation of data?

Moving with purpose

Winners of Rising Stars 2023 share secrets to their swift success

The corporate straight and narrow

Hang Dongxia, vice chairman of Juneyao Medical, explores the key issues and classic missteps in achieving good corporate governance

A battle of wits

China is emerging as a leader in legal technology as it reforms and modernises judicial framework

Hard knocks

88 law firms provide our annual state of the legal market report for 2022

Legal AI’d

Sharyn Ch’ang, PwC’s Asia-Pacific NewLaw director, depicts a future where AI integrates with the legal profession

Smart moves

Senior practitioners offer tips for businesses to tackle trending issues

The X factor

Amid strategic shifts, general counsel are reviewing law firm relationships and prioritising selection factors

Broadening your counsel

GCs working across borders discuss the value of peer networking and exchanges

Power moves

Partners at Chinese and international law firms analyse changes under the new registration-based listing regime as the momentum shifts on going public

Look before you leap

The GC of a large state-owned enterprise outlines how companies should assess country-specific risks during cross-border investment

Shaking off the rust

Northeastern China’s legal market eyes new fronts for growth and reflects on how to shake off the rust

The future is?

Senior in-house counsel and practitioners dissect their real-use arsenals of legaltech including AI

Law imitates art

Where do the legal elite draw inspiration from outside of work?

ChatGPT and legal

Legal head at a crypto firm discusses how the legal profession should handle its relationship with ChatGPT

Call to action

Case study: How Junzheng Logistics removed itself from US sanction list

China Business Law Awards 2023

China Business Law Journal reveals its top performing law firms of 2022

Force of nature

With rapidly escalating ESG awareness and evolving policies, China is embracing a robust wave of green investment

The threshold of change

Big benefits from progressive IP protection but tech advances bring fresh challenges

Safety first

Dajia counsel on new risks in security provision regulation

Blue ocean tides

With the advantages brought by the Third Circuit Court waning, Jiangsu law firms are seeking new avenues to maintain a market position in line with the province’s economic dominance

The hit list

Survey reveals pet peeves of in-house counsel across Asia for law firm services, and the growing importance of legaltech

Calculated Risks

Aaron Shao, Abbott’s Greater China legal head, unpacks the role of counsel in the critical task of risk assessment and offers advice and strategies on how to excel in this challenging job

Calm resilience

GCs and senior in-house counsel predict trends for the year ahead and share developments in various sectors, regulatory updates and their management strategies

Rising Stars 2023

100 young elite lawyers for China market

Best-laid plans

The Chinese co-chair of IBA’s antitrust section talks about her ambition to broaden the horizons for the country's lawyers in the competition arena

On the money

How are top law firms strategising their capital market fee structures?

Time for plan B?

Senior bankruptcy practitioners review the current regime and share innovative repayment plans for rescuing distressed companies

Deals of the year 2022

The most exciting China-related legal transactions and disputes of 2022

Fees to please: Flexible and innovative fee structure for Hong Kong arbitration

Former justice head explains HK’s new third party funding regime for arbitration

Taking the plunge

As global uncertainty disrupts the legal workforce, Asian law firms see attrition as young lawyers switch to in-house and other lanes

Going the distance

Yiru Sun, the new senior partner of Hylands Law Firm, shares unique insights from her years of practice, research results and future plans to continue developing in the capital markets field

Success stress

Stressful competition behind the hustle of Guangdong’s legal landscape

The A-List 2022

After thorough editorial survey and research, China Business Law Journal presents the elite lawyers in China’s legal market

Crisis innovation

China’s judicial system embraces procedural and tech upgrades amid a surge in cross-border disputes

Long roots, strong branches

Top arbitration institutions examine the evolution of the sector in China

Keymasters

General counsel hold the keys to unlocking sound investment opportunities in troubled times

Surviving the deluge

George W Russell asks legal experts how clients can draw on experience from damage control practice around the globe

Building compliance culture

Du Jin, general counsel and assistant president at Shenzhen-listed Hytera Communications, offers some insights

Are you available?

Under China’s new data regulatory framework, how should companies use publicly available personal information in a compliant manner?

Moving on up

Mariel Dimsey tells us about her new role and plans to enhance the city’s reputation as a leading dispute resolution hub

Rebuilding the faith

Compliance chief plots your survival in property sector

Counting blessings

We reveal revenues and expansion plans of leading law firms in our annual survey

Eyes forward

The leaders of international and domestic firms in China have their eyes firmly on the prizes of the future

China Business Law Awards (Regional Awards) 2022

We reveal the regional winners of China Business Law Awards 2022

Steering the ESG shift

ACC survey affirms that GCs are taking on a more proactive role in the ESG evolution

Within the epicentre

China’s legal teams demonstrate indispensable value

Bright future

Why the new Futures and Derivatives Law is a boost for China towards aligning with international practice?

Trade route revival

China explores resource investments in Central Asia and the Greater Middle East

Markets of choice

Chinese companies are finding both challenges and opportunities amid shakeups in capital markets at home and abroad

Matching the pieces

Tupperware legal director breaks down effective liaison with lawyers

Watching the watchers

Tough registration system has capital market gatekeepers under microscope

In-house specialty

Outstanding in-house counsels' skills for being top

Ethics for AI

Cloudwalk CLO gives his insights into status of AI ethics

China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

What does it take to be a top lawyer?

We asked some of our elite A-list lawyers to provide us with keywords that others might use to rise to the top of their game

In-house Counsel Awards revealed

After months of intensive market surveys and research, China Business Law Journal's editorial team unveils our In-house Counsel Award winners

The art of bridge-building

Huarui Bank's counsel reveals how to work with external lawyers

Towards the light

Easing of regulations on offshore listing brings hope for an end to a long-running Sino-US dispute

Next-gen IP protection

Law firm views on IP and data protection in a tech-centric era

Step up your legal game

Top GC reveals how to successfully apply project management

Unchartered frontiers

Blockchain platform founder analyses NFT realities in China

When worlds collide

By Edward Chin
Will efforts to recognise and enforce foreign judgments in China overcome the clashes of the past?

Constant calibration

Top corporate legal minds explain how they are assessing and adjusting their annual development strategies in these uncertain times

DAOism: a new kind of faith

By Andrew Godwin
Decentralised autonomous organisations: Are we AI-aware?

Rising Stars 2022

80 young elite lawyers for China market

Needs of the many

What will common prosperity initiative mean for enterprises?

Hard talk

Asian in-house counsel speak their minds on law firms

Data crunch time

Sina Group’s GC unpacks core issues of data compliance

Deals of the year 2021

We look back at the most significant transactions and disputes of last year

Between rocks and hard places

Managing conflicting cross-border data access requests

NFTs and the IP Conundrum

Digitally fluent GC shares NFT-related legal dilemmas

Refining the rescue

How far is China from completing its restructuring and insolvency regime?

The A-List 2021

We reveal our 200 elite lawyers from PRC and foreign law firms

Priced to please

By Luna Jin
Our annual billing rates survey reveals Chinese law firms’ fees

An inconvenient moment of truth

By Vandana Chatlani
How accountable should lawyers be for our climate woes?

Stepping up

By Avery Chen
Senior lawyers from local and national firms analyse service demand and competition in Guangzhou’s legal market

Burning ambition

By Luna Jin
Can China's desire to be a truly global dispute resolution centre be realised?

Creative defences

Legal director of Huayi Brothers shares IP protection tips under new law

Putting zip in your Zoom

By John Miers
Need to spice up your Zoom? Communications expert John Miers shares tips and tricks for effective online presentations

Finding the finance

ABS market seeks alternative financing avenues

New frontiers

As Chinese financial markets become more sophisticated, companies are eyeing new possibilities to unlock value

Past the pit stop

Challenges to overcome in reinvigorating China’s outbound investment

Sea change

Regulatory wave heightens personal data compliance requirements for internet platforms

ICC clearly

ICC Court’s new president Claudia Salomon discusses her role and the future landscape of dispute resolution in Asia

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

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

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?

China Business Law Awards (Regional Awards) 2021

We reveal the regional winners of our China Business Law Awards

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 

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

China Business Law Awards 2021

China Business Law Awards 2021: We reveal which law firms excelled with the strongest performances during the most challenging year by offering their clients sophisticated and innovative legal solutions

How to be a successful in-house counsel

In-house award winners share must-have skills for successful GCs

Jiangsu on song

How Jiangsu province is optimising its strengths and establishing a dominant position in east China’s legal market

Tight times

Chinese law firms reveal their fees in our exclusive billing rates survey, shedding light on how reduced corporate budgets have affected the cost of legal services

Learning on the fly

Minsheng Financial Leasing’s senior counsel, Fiona Sun, shares how business aviation has become a silver lining in the hard-hit sector

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Rising Stars 2023

100 young elite lawyers for China market

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The A-List 2022

After thorough editorial survey and research, China Business Law Journal presents the elite lawyers in China’s legal market

China Deals of the year 2022

Deals of the year 2022

The most exciting China-related legal transactions and disputes of 2022

CORRESPONDENTS

China’s export control system

China’s export control system and tips for compliance

By Qiu Mengyun and Han Xiaoxi, AllBright Law Offices
Determination of labour relationships

Labour relations: Chinese companies and foreign employees

By Tracy Liu and Larry Lian, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Unlocking power of equity governance for listing companies

By Zhao Xun, Grandway Law Offices 

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Gears changing

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Shuffling the PE deck

Key trends reshape private equity landscape

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The sunny future of carbon financing

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Key concepts analysis of new Company Law

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