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Partner moves and firm updates for the week of June 12

13 June 2017 by Asia law

Latest moves and updates from Thailand, China and Australia

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Exceptional Female In-House Counsel interview series: Catherine Kardinal, General Counsel, Siemens

12 June 2017 by Asia law

This month, we speak with Catherine Kardinal, general counsel for Siemens in Hong Kong, about the importance of finding a company culture that fits one’s lifestyle, the challenge of getting support from management on legal advice as an in-house counsel and how being a company lawyer can be similar to being a psychologist.

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Are investment courts the answer to investment treaty dispute resolution?

07 June 2017 by Asia law

Investment courts for resolving investment treaty disputes is on the agenda for the negotiations on the China-EU bilateral investment treaty, which are due to be completed later this year. Policymakers, academics and lawyers at a conference in Hong Kong last month offered various perspectives on the potential advantages and pitfalls of having an investment court and other options that could be available.

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Partner moves and firm updates of the week of May 15

15 May 2017 by Asia law

Latest partner moves and firm updates from China, India and Australia

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Exceptional Female In-House Counsel: Vanina de Verneuil, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) & Global Cloud Xchange

11 May 2017 by Asia law

This month, we speak with de Verneuil, global general counsel, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) & Global Cloud Xchange. She talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated environment and taking the road less travelled in her career path. A flair for languages has helped her move around the world. She also has some wise advice about self-image.

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China’s new policies still leave challenges for foreign investors

10 May 2017 by Asia law

China took steps earlier this year to attract more foreign investment by opening up more sectors of the economy, creating more even treatment between domestic and foreign companies, and giving more incentives to those investing in the central and northwestern regions.

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What are the potential innovations that can be expected in the China-EU bilateral investment treaty?

28 April 2017 by Asia law

After 15 rounds of negotiations over more than three years, the largest bilateral investment in the world is on the cards if China and the EU successfully conclude an investment treaty later this year. Leaders from academia, government, business and civil society will discuss regional investment trends and the treaty’s legal and policy implications at a conference in Hong Kong next month.

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Japan revamps Renewable Energy Act to set timeframes for project implementation and reduce costs for consumers

26 April 2017 by Asia law

Japan has amended its Renewable Energy Act to make sure that projects adhere to certified plans and introduce a bidding process to help lower costs. The changes came into effect on April 1.

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Brand owners look to new dispute resolution methods to stop infringement in China

13 April 2017 by Asia law

Focusing on current and future trends in trade mark rights protection and dispute resolution mechanisms in global domain name systems, the “Innovation in online trademark rights protection and new domain name strategies in China” seminar in Hong Kong on April 26, World IP Day, will feature sessions on new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs), and brand owners’ and practitioners’ views on domain name strategies in China.

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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).