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Fangda hires Henry He and Judy Tan
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Fangda Partners beefs up biopharmacy, aircraft leasing practices

Fangda Partners has hired Shanghai-based Henry He and Guangzhou-based Judy Tan as partners to grow the firm’s biopharmaceutical and aircraft leasing business

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Kochhar & Co hires two corporate partners in Chennai

Christopher Manoharan and Ramasamy Santhanakrishnan have joined Kochhar & Co at its Chennai office as senior partner and partner, respectively

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Guangdong’s first equal opportunity judgment issued

The first equal opportunity employment case in Guangdong province was concluded in 2022, with a judgment ordering the employer to pay compensation and apologise in writing to the employee

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Judges and retirement

This column evaluates the policy reasons for and against the imposition of a mandatory retirement age on judges

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Amendments reinforce protection of women’s rights

The newly amended Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Women, adopted by the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress on 30 October 2022, came into effect on 1 January 2023

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IP firm KAnalysis hires partner, research head

Ramandeep Singh has joined IP law firm KAnalysis as a partner and the head of its global IP research department in New Delhi

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Kanga & Co real estate partner joins Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Rishiraj Bhatt, formerly of Kanga & Co, has joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner in its real estate practice and will be based out of Mumbai office

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Alpha Partners merges with Fox & Mandal

Alpha Partners has merged with Fox & Mandal and brought on board its entire team

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Bollywood buzzing over NFTs

By Pravin Anand, Dhruv Anand and Udita Patro, Anand and Anand

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage among Indian celebrities, but scepticism remains due to the legal ambiguity of the blockchain ecosystem

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Which lawsuit to remedy land use right disputes?

By Chen Zhuo and Qin Zhuan, Tian Yuan Law Firm
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Tax deferral in designing equity incentive plans

By Sun Hongxin, Zhilin Law Firm
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Listed company reorganisations and frontier legal issues

By Xu Shengfeng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

MARKET PULSE

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Siddharth Raja merges practice with Vertices Partners

Former Samvad Partners co-founder Siddharth Raja continues his entrepreneurial journey by merging his practices with Mumbai-based first-generation law firm, Vertices Partners

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Nagashima Ohno partner joins Withers to head Japan desk

After more than 15 years at Japanese law firm Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Singapore-based partner Yutaka Sakashita has moved to Withers KhattarWong to lead the newly established Japan desk as a corporate partner

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JunHe adds two partners to beef up insolvency restructuring business

JunHe kicks off the new year with the hiring of two partners to strengthen its insolvency restructuring and dispute resolution practices

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Project specialist leaves MoFo for Baker McKenzie in Tokyo

Project finance lawyer Jon Ornolfsson has left Morrison & Foerster, where he was a partner for more than three years and split his time between the Singapore and Tokyo offices, to join the Tokyo office of Baker McKenzie

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Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong chief heads for Seyfarth

After more than four years as a partner and head of the Hong Kong office at Lewis Silkin, international employment lawyer Kathryn Weaver has decided to move to Seyfarth Shaw

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Nishimura & Asahi’s Singapore arm allies with Malaysian firm

Japanese firm Nishimura & Asahi through its Singaporean arm has established a strategic alliance with Malaysian counterpart, WM Leong & Co, to strengthen its presence in Southeast Asia

CORRESPONDENTS

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Article 32 a game changer for trade secret infringers

By Chen Zhixing and Lan Manfeng, AnJie Broad Law Firm
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Importance of intellectual property due diligence in M&A

By Frank Liu, Shanghai Pacific Legal
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Dividing patent applications – a strategic approach

By Manisha Singh and Virender Singh, LexOrbis
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Role of third-party electronic notary platforms in preserving evidence

By Chen Xue’er, Guangzhou Business School Law School, and Jeffrey Quan, ETR Law Firm
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Cybersquatters riskier to handle, harder to punish

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis
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Suing AI will need better human law

By Sumathi Chandrashekaran and Essenese Obhan, Obhan and Associates
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IBC valuations may spike with proceeds of avoidable transactions

By Karthik Somasundram and Khyati Mehrotra, Bharucha & Partners
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Tech companies favoured in issue of DR shares

By Swathi Girimaji and Varsha Singh, Bharucha & Partners
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Poison pills give immunity from hostile takeovers

By Soumya De Mallik and Prithviraj Chauhan, HSA Advocates
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Employees may soon get better privacy protection

By Mathew Chacko and Aadya Misra, Spice Route Legal
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Tax relief for financial institutions in disposal of non-performing asset claims

By Wang Zhenxiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng

CO-PUBLISHED FEATURES

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Using disposal of non-performing assets method to resolve problems in claims recourse

By Chen Zhuo and Wang Hao, Tian Yuan Law Firm
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Reforming Japan’s ‘spinach rule’ for today’s VUCA market

By Zhao Rong, Labour Consulting (LABOURS)
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How to amicably terminate a pharmaceutical BD project

By Aaron Gu and Zhu Min, Han Kun Law Offices
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Transforming S&T achievements into companies for domestic listing

By Wang Yan and Zhao Lihua, Grandway Law Offices
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HKIAC Mariel Dimsey
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Arbitration aspirations

As Hong Kong reopens its borders, Mariel Dimsey, secretary-general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, explains her plans to enhance the city’s reputation as a leading dispute resolution hub

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Judgment assesses nature of PPP agreements

This article examines how the definition of administrative agreements and the denial of their arbitrability will affect the arbitration clause in a public-private partnership (PPP) agreement

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Hong Kong arbitration case based on defective clause

This article analyses this question based on an actual case concluded by CIETAC Hong Kong involving a defective arbitration clause

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Taking the plunge

As global uncertainty disrupts the legal workforce, Asian law firms see attrition as young lawyers switch to in-house and other lanes

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Comparing head office and branches on arbitration agreement validity

This article analyses whether such an arbitration strategy is valid in terms of contract relativity

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High five

From creating a manga version of patent examination guidelines to easing applications without a patent attorney, the heads of five major IP offices share their strategies to spur innovation while fostering collaboration

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The A-List 2022

After thorough editorial survey and research, China Business Law Journal presents the elite lawyers in China’s legal market

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Keymasters

As the world acknowledges the real threat of global recession, where and how a company should invest has never been more challenging

MOST READ

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IBLJ Awards: Call for nominations

India Business Law Journal is requesting nominations for the 2023 Indian Law Firm Awards, the results of which will be announced in April

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Vote now for Taiwan’s top lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal is seeking the help of in-house counsel and lawyers at international law firms to identify the top 100 private practice lawyers in Taiwan

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Vote for Singapore’s top lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal is seeking the help of in-house counsel and lawyers at international law firms around the world to identify the top 100 private practice lawyers in Singapore – an A-List of the country’s legal profession

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Make your nominations now for Thailand Law Firm Awards 2023

Asia Business Law Journal is conducting extensive research for the 2023 Thailand Law Firm Awards. The results will be announced in March 2023

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Vietnam’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal presents the A-List of the 100 best practising lawyers in Vietnam

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

HSBC, SPH legal chiefs win SCCA awards 2022
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HSBC, Cuscaden Peak legal chiefs win SCCA awards 2022

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) hosted its sixth Chief Legal Officer (CLO) Awards reception at the Sinfonia Ristorante on 10 November, recognising CLOs who have made outstanding contributions to their respective companies, businesses, or organisations

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FICL hosts panel with Singapore’s Second Minister for Law Edwin Tong

The Federation of Indian Corporate Lawyers (FICL) hosted roundtable discussions with Edwin Tong, Singapore’s Second Minister for Law, on 28 November, during his first official visit outside the country

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ICCA co-hosts webinar on new data protection law

The Indonesian Corporate Counsel Association (ICCA) has co-organised a webinar with HHP Law Firm (member of Baker McKenzie) and ICC Indonesia

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India’s FICL, Singapore’s SIAC in arbitration collaboration

The FICL signed a MoU with the SIAC on 26 November to promote international arbitration as a preferred method for resolving global disputes

CHINA LEXICON

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Financial product governance

This article explains the concept of product governance, outlines operational and regulatory fundamentals, and considers developments in jurisdictions such as the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and mainland China

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Interveners

This column discusses the role and purpose of an intervener in common law jurisdictions and examines a recent example in New Zealand

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Banking on effective mandates

This column discusses the role of central banks and why it is important for them to have clear mandates

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