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Ediscovery tools underutilised and misunderstood in Hong Kong
According to a recent survey by Kroll Ontrack, companies in Hong Kong have a limited understanding of how to effectively utilize ediscovery tools, and are deterred by the fact that they still don’t truly understand what it is ...
SAFE Further Reforms Foreign Exchange Settlement of Capital Accounts in PRC
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) released a circular extending discretionary foreign exchange settlement to foreign debts and repatriated funds.
Clasis Law India Newsletter - July Edition
This edition covers the liberalized FDI regime, as well as certain key judgments passed by the Supreme Court of India, changes in corporate and commercial matters and updates in projects, energy and natural resources and IP sectors.
Exemptions for monopoly agreements in anti-trust enforcement
An exemption for monopoly agreement in anti-trust enforcement refers to a monopoly agreement which formally falls into ...
Other articles & Reports
Law firms merge in China, 03/08/2016 China's Guantao Law Firm headquartered in Beijing has announced its merger with Shanghai based law firm, Shenda Partners. The merger will create a law firm with over 460 lawyers in 14 cities including ...
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Chandler & Thong-ek announce integration of their Thai practices, 03/08/2016 One the top Japanese firms, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) has announced that they will be integrating their Thailand practice with Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices Limited. ...
Special Reports
Hot Topics We discuss Brexit with insight from various private practice lawyers; Richard Bell of Clyde & Co writes about his Journey along the Silk Road; JunHe delve into issues regarding provisions to China's network publishing services; and Trowers inform us about Doing business in Iran in this Hot Topics Special Feature.
Cyber Crime Our cover story Being 'Verbal' with cyber crime and data protection details different jurisdictions' approaches to cyber crime, while Clyde & Co's Richard Bell writes about 'Electronic growing pains' and Deacons' Richard Hudson reports on the 'CEO fraud' phishing scam.
Dispute Resolution The Beijing Arbitration Centre reference a case study to demonstrate arbitration's fairness; Clyde & Co discuss arbitral awards in China and the future of arbitration in the middle kingdom; and Mochtar Karuwin Komar review mediation and explain why it should become more popular.
In-House Insights
Leading in-house counsel throughout a 'worldwide web'
Global General Counsel of NetApp Matthew Fawcett shares his views on overseeing a worldwide legal team, advises the In-House Community on what they have stated are their most prevailant challenges and tells them what to do when "sitting in the worry seat".
The importance of communication
Robert Southgate, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance & Contentious Legal for the Asia, Middle East & Africa region for British Telecommunications (BT), reveals to the In-House Community his methods of motivation, what makes external counsel stand out to him and why 'phoning it in' is never the answer.
What the doctor ordered
As well as highlighting the importance of teamwork within an in-house team and between the legal team and others within the business, Michele Kythe Lim, Group Head, Legal & Secretarial/Company Secretary at IHH Healthcare discusses what she feels is essential to in-house success, as well as revealing how she motivates and inspires her team and herself. She also points out how now, legal departments need "to work hand-in-hand with the client".
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Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Seoul 2016 - Wednesday 31 August 2016

In-House Congress Singapore 2016 - Tuesday 6 September 2016

Africa In-House Congress, Dubai 2016 - Tuesday 11 October 2016

Now in their 18th year, the In-House Congress and Symposium circuit are the gatherings for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road.
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Compliance Officer (10+ yrs EXP) Singapore

Master Agreement Negotiator, 3 +PQE, Hong Kong

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In-house Corporate Compliance Head Hong Kong 7+ PQE

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Lead Counsel, Commodities Trading Company (8+ PQE), Singapore/ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Excellent platform for an established aviation finance specialist, Singapore (FDS - PS 1637)

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