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Singapore believes dual class shares can attract more IPOs

13 April 2017 by Asia law

As a fertile ground for startups, Singapore wants to make sure that it is retaining its homegrown companies to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) while attracting more IPOs from countries like China by offering the option of a dual class share system.

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What are legal issues to beware of as Asia’s insurance industry warms up to insurtech?

12 April 2017 by Asia law

Insurance companies are bracing themselves for disruption in their industry by investing in insurtech startups. In Asia, Singapore and Hong Kong are leading hubs for insurtech. Companies such as FWD and MetLife have made investments in insurtech solutions and innovation hubs. The growing focus on the sector means that investors and startups have to start grasping the legal issues for this burgeoning sector, including regulatory, data privacy and IP.

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Exceptional Female In-House Counsel in Asia interview: Stephanie Sheng, Goldman Sachs

06 April 2017 by Asia law

In the second installment of Asialaw’s Exceptional Female In-House Counsel interview series, we speak with Sheng, executive director and senior counsel at Goldman Sachs (Asia). She also chairs Women in Law Hong Kong (WILHK).

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Developments in commercial litigation in Singapore

05 April 2017 by Eddee Ng

A high-profile case in the art world has spawned much interest in the circumstances under which a Mareva injunction is granted. This case has also drawn attention to how the newly-constituted Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) may impact upon the issue of whether Singapore is the appropriate forum in matters where there are significant foreign elements, reports Eddee Ng of TKQP

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Moves of the week of Mar.13

14 March 2017 by Asia law

ZICO Law expands in Vietnam and Malaysia

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Exceptional Female In-House Counsel in Asia interview: Edith Shih, CK Hutchison Holdings

08 March 2017 by Asia law

Edith Shih of CK Hutchison Holdings believes that family demands influence what areas of law female lawyers opt for and there is much more Hong Kong can do to support working women.

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Singapore revamps restructuring and insolvency laws

22 February 2017 by Asia law

Singapore hopes new amendments to its companies legislation will boost its standing as an international centre for debt restructuring and insolvency.

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How should businesses weather China’s impending regulation on cloud computing?

10 February 2017 by Asia law

In 2020, the cloud computing market in China could be almost four times the size it was only in 2015. Karry Lai reports on how the government is stepping up its regulation of an industry where local and

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HKIAC well-positioned as Belt & Road dispute resolution hub

02 February 2017 by Asia law

With OBOR set to generate an increase in important cross-border investment and disputes, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is well-positioned to provide dispute resolution services required in this kind of setting, write Sarah Grimmer, Secretary General and Joe Liu, Managing Counsel, HKIAC.

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Hong Kong insurance industry braces for new corporate governance measures

25 January 2017 by Asia law

Hong Kong’s regulations on the insurance industry have undergone considerable change in recent months.