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asialaw Awards 2024 – Shortlist revealed!

10 July 2024 by asialaw

Leading law firms and exceptional lawyers compete for recognition in asialaw's annual awards. Check out the shortlist showcasing the region's finest legal talent and practices.

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DEAL OF THE MONTH - JULY 2024

16 July 2024 by asialaw

asialaw's Deal of the Month for July 2024 is...

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DPPA Decree - Legal Update | July 2024

16 July 2024 by Frasers Law Company

On 3 July 2024, the Government has issued Decree No. 80/2024/ND-CP on the mechanism for direct power purchase agreements (DPPA) (Decree 80), after several delays from the scheduled issuance date in May 2024. Decree 80 takes effect from its issuance date, i.e. 3 July 2024.

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LAWYER OF THE MONTH - JULY 2024

16 July 2024 by asialaw

asialaw's Lawyer of the Month for July 2024 is...

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FSC Announces Guidelines on Determining NFTs’ Status as Virtual Assets

12 July 2024 by Lee & Ko - South Korea

On June 10, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) released the “Guidelines on Determining NFTs’ Status as Virtual Assets” (Guidelines). This comes in preparation for the enforcement of the Act on the Protection of Virtual Asset Users (VAUPA), which will take effect on July 19, providing specific criteria for the applicability of the Act. Below, we will detail the specific contents of these Guidelines.

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Recent Developments Regarding Attorney-Client Privilege in Korea

12 July 2024 by Lee & Ko - South Korea

Attorney-client privilege has once again become a controversial topic in Korean legal practice as there have been reports that in recent criminal investigations, the Korean police and prosecutors have seized confidential attorney-client communications, even those under the custody of attorneys.

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Atsumi & Sakai Announces Establishment of Ho Chi Minh Office

10 July 2024 by Atsumi & Sakai

The Ho Chi Minh office will help us expand our market-leading legal services in Southeast Asia.

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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. advises the Committee of Creditors of Metalyst Forgings Limited

09 July 2024 by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. advised the committee of creditors (CoC) in the corporate insolvency resolution process of Metalyst Forgings Limited (Metalyst), a subsidiary of Amtek Auto Limited.

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Akiko Hosokawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on June 24, 2024, as Partner.

01 July 2024 by Atsumi & Sakai

Akiko Hosokawa, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on June 24, 2024, as Partner.

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KFTC Issues Administrative Notices for Merger Guidelines - to Implement Voluntary Commitments System and Reflect MRFTA Amendments -

01 July 2024 by Lee & Ko

KFTC Issues Administrative Notices for Merger Guidelines - to Implement Voluntary Commitments System and Reflect MRFTA Amendments -