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The-great-outflow----China-outbound-investment

China's outward investment back in vogue

Future-tense

International firms need agility to survive uncertainty

Hong-Kong---global-asset-management---香港政府---全球资产管理

HK eyes slice of global asset management pie

《商法》年度杰出交易 Deals of the Year 2020
Denny-Jin---Han-Kun-Law-Offices
Reviving a heartland

Kickstarting legal in northeast's industrial heartland

China legal reform, Forward motion无畏向前 CBLJ AUG 2020

Clarity for companies struggling with China's legal reform

CHINA LEXICON

商法词汇

Restatements

CORRESPONDENTS

Key steps in corporate compliance due diligence

By Wei Jie, Xiong Xiaorong, Tiantai Law Firm

Judgment trends of real right-related disputes under the Civil Code

By Yang Guang and Yuan Yuhui, Lantai Partners
Jerry Xia, Wang Yulu, AnJie Law Firm

Latest judicial practice on protection of trade secrets

By Jerry Xia, Wang Yulu, AnJie Law Firm
Exceptions to the notification of undertaking concentration, East & Concord Partners

Exceptions to the notification of undertaking concentration

By Peng Jianxin, Huang Weimin, East & Concord Partners
Zhan-Guohong,-partner,-Dentons

Exclusive distribution v parallel import

By Zhan Guohong, Dentons
Protection of technology in enterprise listings, Wang Yuepeng

Protection of technology in enterprise listings

By Wang Yuepeng, Grandway Law Offices
Quan-Kaiming,-Zang-Yi,-AllBright-Law-Offices

Analysis of illegal WeChat ads in Shanghai (2019)

By Quan Kaiming, Zang Yi, AllBright Law Offices
Rossana-Chu,-Managing-Partner,-LC-Lawyers-LLP

Privatisation of companies listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

By Rossana Chu, LC Lawyers LLP

GLOBAL OUTLOOK

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.

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

FEATURES

Harbouring ambitions

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

Future tense

In uncertain times, there are still plenty of opportunities for international law firms in China. The key is agility and adaptation.

The great outflow?

As China's economy recovers, what are the trends with its outbound investment around the globe, and what are the hurdles ahead?

Reviving a heartland

The once booming industrial and manufacturing hub of northeast China has been weathered by economic decline, but government revitalization plans are creating new opportunities for businesses. How should law firms prepare to tap the region’s full potential?

The long view

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

Toil and trouble

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.

When the going gets tough

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

Forward motion

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

AROUND THE REGION

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

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