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China tech-savvy legal systems

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

Rising Star lawyers reveal career path secrets

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IP protection at international trade fairs in Germany

By Han Jing and Su Jianhua, Zhilin Law Firm
IP protection battles

Case studies: Fighting back the IP raiders

By Frank Liu, Shanghai Pacific Legal
Fending off LNG trade risks

Fending off LNG trade risks with ‘back-to-back’ clauses

By Wang Jihong and Liang Danni, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Data assets in corporate governance

By Liao Senlin, DOCVIT Law Firm

Ensuring compliance at pharmaceutical academic conferences

By Wei Jie and Han Xiangli, Blossom & Credit Law Firm
China nominee loans risks

Risks and precautions for nominee loans

By Guang Zhenming, Joint-Win Partners
Key aspects of securities compliance

Legal risk: a three-step compliance strategy for listed companies

By Wang Weining and Li Kexuan, Starrise Law Firm


Dilemma of applying punitive damages for IP rights

By Li Shujuan and Ma Yuntao, Ronly & Tenwen Partners

Alleviating antitrust risk in ‘killer acquisitions’

By Huang Wei and Gao Chang, Tian Yuan Law Firm

Cross-border fundraising opens doors for foreign funds

By Zhang Kainan, Haiwen & Partners

Insights into cross-border fundraising for foreign funds in China's evolving regulatory landscape.


International arbitration v cross-border litigation: The pros and cons

By Hu Hongwei and Tan Shaoxuan, Dacheng Law Offices

Resolving foreign shareholder withdrawal from Sino-foreign JVs

By Sun Shaosong and Niu Yue, Guantao Law Firm

Guideline clarifies conflicts of jurisdiction in cross-border litigation

By Guo Shuai and Xing Jingyu, Jincheng Tongda & Neal


Arbitration under International Cotton Association rules

When drafting contract terms, Chinese enterprises should familiarise themselves as much as possible with the core provisions in these trade rules

Application of deposit penalty rule

Practice and advice show courts are respecting the choices of contract parties when it comes to deposits – as long as there is a clear agreement on what the deposit is for

Rulings on claim for partial rescission of a contract

As a special form of commercial contract termination, partial rescission is a legal tool to protect the legitimate rights and interests of parties


Moving with purpose

What do stellar young lawyers talk about when they consider their career developments? 

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 legaltech as it reforms and modernises its legal frameworks

China Business Law Awards (Regional Awards) 2023

China Business Law Journal identifies the leading “branch office” and “homegrown” law firms across different regions.

Hard knocks

How did China’s legal market fare in the locked down year of 2022? Our annual survey, featuring 88 leading law firms, reveals the answers

Legal AI’d

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

Smart moves

With businesses besieged on multiple fronts, Chinese and international law firms offer tips for survival

The X factor

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

Broadening your counsel

As businesses expand across borders, general counsel share the journey and confront myriad legal tests


Japan anti-bribery enforcement trends

By Kengo Nishigaki, Nobuhiro Matsuo, and Patrick Forman, GI&T Law Office

The gloves are off to keep the nation’s reputation spotless

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers 2023

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of Thailand legal profession

Philippine e-commerce protections

By Editha R Hechanova, Timothy J David and Allan V. Badillo, Hechanova & Co Inc

The Philippine economy has shifted up a gear as a growing middle class flexes its online buying power

The shifting sands of India’s indirect taxes

By Rajat Bose, Ankita Bhasin and Ankit Sachdeva, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Crackdowns, exemptions, reviews, and payment orders – India’s GST laws are pulling taxpayers in many directions at once

Japan Law Firm Awards 2023

Asia Business Law Journal shines a spotlight on the exceptional performance of top law firms in Japan, highlighting their excellence and impact in the legal field

A comparison of Jersey foundations and trusts

By Rachel Yao, Carey Olsen

With the enactment of the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009, many high-net-worth families in Asia are looking for the best way to protect their long-term financial positions

IP protection in Hong Kong, with infringement case example

By Grace H W Chu, Jasmine C K Wong and Venus W S Man, Fairbairn Catley Low & Kong

Hong Kong maintains a robust, sophisticated and effective system for intellectual property (IP) protection

Korea Outbound Investment Guide 2023

Collaborating with renowned law firms, we provide invaluable insights on navigating commercial disputes, IP protection, and investment strategies across various countries

A comparison of patent provisions: India v China

What are the major developments in India and China with their evolving patent ecosystems?

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