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Law reports

Illegal purpose



The notion of justice

Video evidence

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

Stolen goods

This article examines and compares the treatment of stolen goods in common law jurisdictions and in mainland China

Chinese legal pioneers

A tribute to Chinese legal pioneers in common law jurisdictions

Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

Wigs and robes

The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China

Transactional lawyering

Law schools and law firms have increasingly focused on transactional lawyers

BRI and China’s International Commercial Courts

Some comparisons can be made between the old silk road and modern Belt and Road Initiative

Commissions of inquiry

The role and powers of commissions of inquiry

Corporate counsel

The past thirty years or so has seen a trend towards an increase in the size and sophistication of legal departments within large companies.

Judicial mediation

Judicial mediation in civil law and common law jurisdictions

Document destruction

When can lawyers or their clients destroy documents that relate to judicial proceedings

Talking trade

India is pinning a lot of hope on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Binding or persuasive?

By Andrew Godwin


SF Real Estate Investment Trust, formed from spin-off assets and subsidiaries of China’s largest courier provider, SF Holding, 顺丰房地产投资信托基金于5月17日完成港交所上市,募集了约26亿港元资金


DeHeng and Baker McKenzie advised CRCC; Haiwen & Partners advised the sole placing agent, UBS; Shearman & Sterling represented the initial purchasers in connection with Chinese property developer KWG Group



Cryptocurrency regulation in India

By Manisha Singh and Nisha Sharma, LexOrbis

Asian jurisdictions have been cautious in developing legal frameworks around virtual currencies, but the volatile market and relentless evolution of cryptos are pushing regulators to act

Will PLIs give Japanese manufacturing a boost in India, Pradeep Ratnam, Kochhar & Co

Will PLIs give Japanese manufacturing a boost in India?

By Pradeep Ratnam, Kochhar & Co
Zhong Lun Law Firm advised Galanz Group on acquiring the controlling stake of Whirlpool; Ashurst represented Mobvista on the acquisition in Reyun Technology



SIAC Lim Seok Huivideo

Singapore’s secret recipe

The SIAC’s CEO talks about strategies for the centre’s success and emerging trends in arbitration

Continual vigilance, 持续警惕

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 


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?

legal tech

Lawyering 2.0

Why have law firms been so sluggish to adopt technology? And where is the legal sector heading now it is on board?

Zoom John Miersvideo

Spinning your Zoom

Communications expert John Miers offers some practical advice for engaging and retaining your virtual audience


Gender in justice

Prominent women lawyers in Asia share their experiences of finding success and overcoming gender barriers on the way