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Vote now for China’s elite lawyers

China Business Law Journal invites you to help identify the elite private practice lawyers located in mainland China and Hong Kong

Ng Jern-Fei only King’s Counsel with triple affiliation after Singapore move, Ng Jern-Fei
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Ng Jern-Fei only King’s Counsel with triple affiliation after Singapore move

Barrister Ng Jern-Fei is the only English King’s Counsel to have triple affiliation in London, Hong Kong and Singapore following his move to the city state after his formal admittance to its bar

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White & Case hires antitrust expert Stefanie Benson for global practice

White & Case taps the expertise of Allen & Overy competition and consumer specialist Stefanie Benson, hiring her as a partner in its global antitrust practice based in Sydney

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Against the clock

In an exclusive interview, the chairman of the Philippine Competition Commission shares his key priorities to ensure a clean slate for a new chair and set of commissioners

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Three law firms advise Tencent Music’s homecoming listing on HKEX

Davis Polk, Han Kun Law Offices and Maples Group advised NYSE-listed Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s debut on the HKEX in a secondary listing by introduction

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A-List 2022: Help us determine India’s top lawyers and legal icons

India Business Law Journal is seeking the help of in-house counsel and business professionals to identify India’s top private practice lawyers and legal icons

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Top court steps in to settle jurisdiction disputes

The tug of war over jurisdiction has surfaced many times in arbitration proceedings, necessitating the Supreme Court to step in repeatedly to settle disputes

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When in doubt, arbitrate

Delhi High Court has ruled that courts must lean towards referring matters to arbitration when one party seeks to negate an arbitration agreement by citing other provisions of a contract that require detailed interpretation

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Jersey an attractive option for Asia’s crypto fund managers

By Chris Griffin and Tom Katsaros, Carey Olsen

Tax benefits have been known to draw digital asset managers in Singapore to structure their funds in Jersey, and the latest developments offer even greater advantages

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Court clears airport agreement for takeoff

By Shailendra Kumar Singh and Kartik Agarwal, HSA Advocates
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India, Japan build an enterprising cyber future

By Daksh Kumar, Kochhar & Co
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Fake digital currency apps virtually coining it

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

MARKET PULSE

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Fox Mandal hires Trilegal’s Rohan Singh for Mumbai office

Rohan Singh has joined Fox Mandal & Associates as a partner under the firm’s corporate and M&A practice in Mumbai

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Deacons adds corporate commercial practice partner

Mark Stevens has joined Deacons as the seventh partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial practice

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Clifford Chance promotes partner as new Singapore head

Corporate partner Valerie Kong’s career at will come full circle when she takes up her appointment as the Singapore office managing partner effective from 1 October, succeeding Kai-Niklas Schneider who had been at the helm since 2016

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SGLA lands in Lanzhou to tap northwest opportunities

SGLA Law Firm has opened a new office in Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu province, to establish its presence across the northwest region and  is the 15th branch of the Shanghai-based firm

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Disputes specialist returns to Haiwen & Partners

AnJie & Broad Law Firm lawyer Yang Chao has returned to Haiwen & Partners as a partner to handle the disputes business

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Rajah & Tann tech lawyer moves to RPC

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) has hired tech and IP lawyer Nicholas Lauw from Rajah & Tann as a partner for its commercial group in Singapore, RPC Premier Law

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Protecting the rights of ‘new form’ labourers in Guangdong

By Shaw Zhao and Mia Wang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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Case review: gifts of equity v equity transfer without consideration

By Gong Jiong, Leaqual Law Firm
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Different court approaches to bankruptcy claim objections

By Wang Zhenxiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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Supreme Court’s Vidarbha ruling undermines India’s insolvency law

By Shardul Shroff and Misha, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
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Observations on the arbitrability of anti-monopoly disputes

By Ryan Fang and Simon Shi, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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Safe digital spaces may curtail existing freedoms

By Ashima Obhan and Shubhanshi Pohani, Obhan & Associates
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Committee recommends recognition of stock appreciation rights

By Vandana Pai and Shreya Sreesankar, Bharucha & Partners
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Supreme Court says financial creditors not so supreme

By Sudeshna Guha Roy and Elisha Vaswani, Bharucha & Partners
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Determining ‘material changes in objective circumstances’ of a company

By Xaio Jianji and Yin Songmao, ETR Law Firm
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Regulatory framework, trends of insurance investment in equity

By Deng Weifang and Zhang Chu'ao, Merits & Tree Law Offices
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Liability for information disclosure by independent directors

By Arrow Zhang, Grandway Law Offices
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Rescinding termination agreement due to material misunderstanding

By Xie Yang and Han Ying, Zhilin Law Firm

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How to plan mass staffing adjustments

By Shao Bo, Labours
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New directions in handling of securities misrepresentations

By He Chunyan and Deng Xiaoming, Han Kun Law Office
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A comparison of patent regimes

As innovation advances modern enterprises, Asian countries are competing to offer businesses maximum patent protection to secure their intelligence capital

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Incentivisation of green technologies in India

By Manisha Singh and Pradeep Kumar Kamal, LexOrbis

The global climate pledge has fuelled the country’s ambition to adopt environmentally friendly technology, and everyone is invited to join

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AI step-through

Artificial Intelligence promises an exciting future and tremendous growth, provided that legal professionals able to navigate their business in this novel environment

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China Business Law Awards (Regional Awards) 2022

China Business Law Journal identify the leading “branch office” and “home-grown” law firms across different regions

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Steering the ESG shift

For general counsel, embracing responsible governance may not be easy, but it is the right thing to do, writes Mike Madden, global board chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel

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Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers 2022

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal unveils its top performers of the country’s legal profession

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Philippines business law firm directory 2022

One of the most comprehensive resources for general counsel, foreign law firms and anyone else seeking expert legal advice in the Philippine

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E-doping needs e-laws to keep Esports clean

By Aahna Mehrotra and Rashi Tater, TMT Law Practice
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Investment strategies in Mozambique for Korean investors

By Eduardo Calú, Samuel Levy, and Gisela Sitoe, Sal & Caldeira

Mozambique is a developing country with many business opportunities for South Korean investors, and with the legislation required to safeguard investment in force

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Navigating commercial disputes in India

By Sumeet Kachwaha and Ankit Khushu, Kachwaha & Partners

No one likes the idea of having to dispute outside one’s known territories. However, when a corporation takes on a global footprint, it needs to anticipate being dragged into litigation in unfamiliar waters

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Rules of engagement

There are two different rulebooks for dealing with anti-competitive behaviour around the world

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Within the epicentre

In the face of overwhelming macroeconomic complications, China’s in-house counsel, at the very heart of the problems, are finding their expertise and services immensely valued

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QR code payments link Indonesia and Thailand

Bank Indonesia and the Bank of Thailand  announced the implementation of the cross-border payment link where residents in both countries can scan a QR code to pay for goods and services

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New practices steer Helmsman into full service

Singapore-headquartered law firm Helmsman has established new practice groups – commercial disputes, employment, and corporate, banking and finance

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GST: A 5-year report card

A look back at the past five years shows that GST hasn't been the game-changer that was promised

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Alvin Yeo leaves lasting impression

Alvin Yeo, senior partner and co-founder of one of the largest law firms in Singapore, WongPartnership, died on 30 July at the age of 60 after a two-year battle with cancer

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

FICL hosts high tea for Law Society’s maiden visit, PK Malhotra, Ashok Sharma, Stephanie Boyce
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FICL hosts high tea for Law Society’s maiden visit

The Federation of Indian Corporate Lawyers (FICL) hosted a high tea reception on 6 September in honour of the Law Society of England and Wales president, Stephanie Boyce

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ACC Australia retreat features leadership masterclass

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia hosted a reflective and intensive executive retreat with  senior legal counsels from across Australian business

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Diverse topics on offer at ACC Global Day virtual event

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is offering a new virtual event, Global Day, to cater for delegates unable to attend its in-person annual meeting in Las Vegas this year on 23-26 October

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GCAI, TERI team up on sustainability issues

The General Counsels’ Association of India (GCAI) signed an MoU with the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) School of Advanced Studies, a New Delhi-based higher education institution specialising in sustainable development

CHINA LEXICON

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Insider trading

This column discusses recent empirical research published by the author and Dr Zhang Yang of Wuhan University School of Law on insider trading administrative enforcement by the CSRC for the two decades between 1999 and 2019

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Mining rights

The process of mining minerals and using minerals to produce commodities is an important industry in many countries

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Kung fu fighting in law?

Various parallels can be suggested between Wing Chun practitioners and barristers in common law jurisdictions.

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