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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings

CORRESPONDENTS

Defending rights via uniform domain name dispute resolution

By Frank Liu and Jerry Huang, Tiantai Law Firm

Applying New York Convention’s ‘public policy’ clause in China

By Zhang Guanglei and Chen Cheng, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Yang Chaonan ETR Law Firm shareholders agreements

Validity of shareholders’ agreements and articles of association

By Yang Chaonan, ETR Law Firm
Ye Peng Dong Chenhui East & Concord Partners data

Analysis of due diligence on data assets in M&A

By Ye Peng and Dong Chenhui, East & Concord Partners
hen Minquan Gu Lingni Jingtian & Gongcheng employment contract

Misconceptions with changing employment contracts by consultation

By Shen Minquan and Gu Lingni, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Dong Xiao Zhao Huili AnJie Law Firm International arbitration

Witness selection, preparation in international arbitration

By Dong Xiao and Zhao Huili, AnJie Law Firm
Ji Fei Xue Gang Merits & Tree Law Offices Medical devices

Evolution and practice of MAH system for medical devices

By Ji Fei and Xue Gang, Merits & Tree Law Offices

CHINA INSIGHTS

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    Bond trustee system: A new opportunity

    By Pan Xiuping and Cui Shengnan, Longan Law Firm

    Impact of Foreign Investment Law on M&A in China

    By Catherine Shen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

    Structure, procedure and dilemmas of the PPP+REITs model

    By Zhang Miao and Pei Zhoujian, Hylands Law Firm

    GLOBAL OUTLOOK

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      Impact of Foreign Investment Law on M&A in China

      By Catherine Shen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

      What makes an accretive taking-private deal?

      By Virginia Tam, K&L Gates
      While going public could be the top priority for many private companies, going private, at the right time and sponsored by the right consortium, could be the preferred approach for some listed companies

      Cayman privatizations back in vogue

      By David Lamb, Conyers Dill & Pearman
      Privatizations of public companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands and listed on a major stock exchange are in vogue again for a variety of reasons, financial and regulatory

      DISPUTE DIGEST

      Ensuring arbitration clause validity in signed company contracts

      The following arbitration case illustrates this problem, and this article aims to provide its solution

      Impact of securities law revisions on China arbitration

      The first Securities Law of the PRC come into effect on 1 July 1999, and has since undergone five amendments. The latest revision came into effect on 1 March 2020. It is more striking than all previous revisions, with many highlights.

      Factual witnesses in commercial arbitration

      In commercial arbitration, the claimant and the respondent shall each provide evidence for the facts on which they apply, reply or counterclaim. Witness testimony often plays an indispensable role in providing facts and restoring the truth of a case

      FEATURES

      International GCs on legal team evolutions

      International General counsel shared their views with us on the changing role of in-house legal teams

      In-house counsel coping strategies for a tough year

      China’s economy is recovering from the pandemic ahead of the rest of the world, but in-house counsel now face an increasingly tense international political theatre and an enormous uptick in regulatory and compliance-related work.

      Market survey: How are PRC law firms performing in 2020?

      China’s legal services market is navigating a tumultuous period of change. Our annual survey looks at how firms are performing, and what strategies they have in place to see them through the storm

      Clarity for companies struggling with China’s legal reform

      Despite the trials thrown up in 2020, China has never stopped moving forward with legal reforms. Frankie Wang explores areas that have confused some companies, and seeks clarity from the experts

      Are you being watched?

      Governments adopting trace-and-track apps to prevent the spread of this coronavirus have raised questions about the ‘right balance’ between crisis response and privacy considerations

      Beyond the ‘mega’ era

      What does the future hold for China’s asset management industry?

      AROUND THE REGION

      Harbouring ambitions

      With the new limited partnership fund legislation Hong Kong is showing its intent to lure asset managers away from their favoured offshore jurisdictions and anchor them in the city

      Revisiting data privacy in a pandemic

      By Rachelle M Diaz, PJS Law
      A comprehensive overview of the five pillars of compliance within the Philippine Data Privacy Act

      Election day fireworks

      Renowned legal professor Lawrence Douglas discusses the possibility of a constitutional crisis if Donald Trump should lose the US presidential election, but refuse to go

      Vanquishing viral enemies

      Senior in-house counsel share their ideas and practical solutions on fighting cybersecurity and data privacy challenges

      Foreign yet familiar

      In an exclusive interview, Canadian Justice Beverley McLachlin talks about her role as an overseas judge in Hong Kong

      Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2020

      Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Indonesia for 2020 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

      The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

      Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

      Emerging trends in patent legislation

      Patent laws are fast evolving across the world, and nowhere more so than Asia. Emerging case laws and new legislation are helping shape stronger intellectual property laws for regional players

      A comparison of developments in dispute resolution

      A close look at the emerging trends in litigation and alternative dispute resolution around Asia