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Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2017: winners announced

10 November 2017 by Asia law

The best female lawyers from across the region, gathered at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on

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Interview with Nadine Maurellet, general counsel, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

22 September 2017 by Asia law

This month, we sit down with Nadine Maurellet, general counsel, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, best known for its Peninsula hotel brand, as she talks about the importance of communication, the ability to work with a diverse range of people as an in-house counsel and the challenges facing the hospitality industry.

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Thailand introduces new competition law

12 September 2017 by Asia law

Tougher competition legislation will enter into force in Thailand on October 5. Important features of the Trade Competition Act include a dual merger approval system, the ability for the Competition Commission to impose criminal sanctions and an expansion of the scope of businesses covered, including state-owned enterprises. Though a competition law has been in place for the past 18 years, the authorities have never used it to prosecute anyone. The ineffectiveness of the existing law has prompted them to strengthen regulations.

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Trump authorises inquiry for investigation into China IP practices: What’s next?

18 August 2017 by Asia law

President Trump has authorised an inquiry into China’s alleged theft of the intellectual property of US companies. While some believe this to be Trump’s way of forcing China to increase pressure against North Korea to stop developing nuclear weapons, others think Trump’s concern about how IP theft is affecting US businesses is genuine.

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Indonesia puts more enforcement and penalties into tougher competition law

09 August 2017 by Asia law

Indonesia has drafted a new competition law that contains heavier fines for businesses convicted of competition, more enforcement power for the competition authority and the introduction of a leniency programme. While the regulator has been struggling to get the law to parliament for a number of years, it is now thought to have enough support to be to be passed later this year.

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Partner moves for the week of July 31

03 August 2017 by Asia law

Latest partner moves from India, Australia and Singapore

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Protecting images, shapes, colours as trade marks in Asia

02 August 2017 by Asia law

From the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel to the Nokia ringtone and the stripes of 7-Eleven convenience stores, Karry Lai explains why non-traditional trade mark innovation in Asia is more than meets the eye

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Laos amends investment law to attract business in targeted sectors

01 August 2017 by Asia law

Laos amends investment law to attract business in targeted sectors

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Exceptional Female In-House Counsel interview series: Jaclyn Jhin, CLSA

31 July 2017 by Asia law

Jaclyn Jhin, managing director and chief legal and compliance officer, CLSA, tells Asialaw about what it takes to be a successful in-house counsel, and the value of mentoring.

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What trends can be observed as China cracks down on corruption?

26 July 2017 by Asia law

This year marks the fifth year of President Xi’s anti-corruption campaign, but China is moving only slowly up the ranks of the least corrupt jurisdictions globally. Transparency International had it at 79 on its corruption perception index in 2016, compared to 83 the year before. At the same time, proposals to amend the anti-unfair competition law, a social credit system and a national supervisory commission that is expected be in place by March 2018 shows a clear message from the Chinese government: Big Brother is watching and investigations into suspected corruption will only intensify, so businesses operating in China should ready themselves for legal consequences if their anti-corruption policies are weak.