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

IP profit v human loss, 保障公共健康和保护知识产权的权衡_

Covid-19 vaccine pits IP rights against universal access

Finding-middle-ground

Singapore Mediation Centre chief Ban Jiun Ean offers his insights

Changes in draft Personal Information Protection Law, Kevin Duan, Han Kun Law Offices
Can the IP protection war ever be won_, Frank Liu, He Rong Intellectual Property Agency_

Can the IP protection war ever be won?

By Frank Liu, Fusion Strength Intellectual Property Agency
Peaking on tech, 攀峰科技

The southwest seeks high-tech growth

Forces of evolution, dispute resolution

Will China embrace reforms in dispute resolution?

CORRESPONDENTS

Determining validity of VAMs in equity investment

By Wang Yongjing, DOCVIT Law Firm

US compensation liability system for nuclear damage

By Wang Jihong and Wu Peng, Zhong Lun Law Firm
Focus on what constitutes a guaranteed redemption, 信托公司承诺以固定价格受让信托受益权是否构成刚兑?, Li Xinqian and Ren Guobing, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Focus on what constitutes a guaranteed redemption

By Li Xinqian and Ren Guobing, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Latest trends in investor obligations of PE managers, 私募基金管理人投资者适当性义务最新动向, Yang Guang and Meiling, Lantai Partners

Latest trends in investor obligations of PE managers

By Yang Guang and Wang Meiling, Lantai Partners
Restrictions for core medical personnel joining competitors, 如何限制医药核心人员加入竞争公司, Li Ming, Merits & Tree Law Offices

Restrictions for core medical personnel joining competitors

By Li Ming, Merits & Tree Law Offices
Understanding UK’s National Security and Investment Bill, 英国版外资审查法案, Yang Yuhua, Llinks Law Offices

Understanding UK’s National Security and Investment Bill (Part 1)

By Yang Yuhua, Llinks Law Offices
Legal, tax issues in gratuitous transfers of SOPR, Xie Xin and Huang Tuo, ETR Law Firm

Legal, tax issues in gratuitous transfers of SOPR

By Xie Xin and Huang Tuo, ETR Law Firm
Choosing between provisional injunction and partial judgment, 如何选择临时禁令与先行判决的救济模式, Wang Yaxi and Wu Yue

Choosing between provisional injunction and partial judgment

By Wang Yaxi and Wu Yue, Yuanhe Partners 

GLOBAL OUTLOOK

BVI’s Chabra relief: Extending the ring-fence of freezable assets

By Jeremy Lightfoot and Richard Brown, Carey Olsen

Choosing a venue for arbitration

By Denning Jin, Han Kun Law Offices
The concept of venue has a relatively confusing “twin brother”, that is, the seat of arbitration.

DISPUTE DIGEST

Determining authenticity on electronically signed contracts

By Zheng Lucai, CIETAC South China Sub-Commission

Recourse right of sureties under contracts in Civil Code

By Cheng Xiao, Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center

FEATURES

Finding middle ground

Singapore Mediation Centre chief Ban Jiun Ean offers his insights

IP profit v human loss

With covid-19 vaccines rolling out, the question of compulsory licensing weighs up IPR profit and protection against public health and access

Peaking on tech

Southwest China’s high-tech bet draws national law firms

The A-List 2020

The A-List: Who are the elite lawyers being recognised by clients for China-related business?

Force for change

Irresistible forces of change are reforming the way dispute resolution is practised, but will this be enough to change the sector in China?

Out of the shadows

How are regional law firms in North China differentiating themselves from firms in the capital to secure business?

In crisis lies opportunity

INTA's CEO shares his bold plan to revive flagship event in virtual sphere

Gauging substantive similarity in software copyright disputes

By Chen Jing, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Harbouring ambitions

Hong Kong's new limited partnership fund regime lures offshore clients

AROUND THE REGION

Finding middle ground

Singapore Mediation Centre’s executive director, Ban Jiun Ean, discusses the art of mediation, the impact of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, emerging trends in the sector and the possibilities for online dispute resolution

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand's top 100 lawyers

Google Leegle

Google’s director of legal operations, technology and strategy Mary Shen O’Carroll talks about emerging trends in legal technology and the future of in-house legal teams

IP profit v human loss

Big pharma is racing to find covid-19 vaccines in the hope of profiting from a virtually limitless global demand, but governments are likely to step in to tilt the scale

Navigating the Channel Islands

Offshore jurisdictions are facing regulatory challenges and growing onshore competition, but the Channel Islands seems to be bucking the trend

Reimagining INTA

The CEO of the International Trademark Association, Etienne Sanz de Acedo, talks to Asia Business Law Journal about his reinvention of the global flagship INTA Annual Meeting event with a bold move to the virtual sphere in this pandemic year

Back off black

The EU removed the Cayman Islands from its blacklist of tax havens in October, after the British overseas territory was named a non-cooperative jurisdiction for tax purposes. Did the blacklist affect its business or reputation?

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