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Proposed Insurance Authority Decision Concerning Marketing of Insurance Policies by Banks in the UAE
The Emirates Insurance Authority prepared a draft regulation concerning marketing of insurance policies by banks in the UAE.
Clasis Law India Newsletter - August Edition
Radical changes in the FDI policy, key judgments passed by the Supreme Court of India as well as changes in corporate and commercial matters are featured in this edition.
New guidance on PPP in Vietnam
Decree No. 15/2015/ND-CP of the Government on public private partnership investment forms (the ‘PPP’) went into ...
Credible deterrence; enforcement trends in MENA and the exposures for regulated individuals
On March 7, 2016 the UK financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’), introduced new principles ...
Other articles & Reports
Skadden hires HKIAC’s Chiann Bao, 20/09/2016 Skadden has hired Chiann Bao, secretary-general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration ...
Herbert Smith Freehills opens alternative legal services hub in China, 07/09/2016 Herbert Smith Freehills has set up a first-of-its-kind alternative legal services hub in China....
Special Reports
Energy & Projects Report Middle East & Africa public-private partnership (PPP) guideNeil Cuthbert and Atif Choudhary of Dentons analyse the emergence of PPP’s in the Middle East and how selected emerging markets in Africa have recently looked to introduce a PPP legal framework.
Investing inIndonesia’s waste-to energy (WTE) sector – Building a WTE power plant requires a huge amount of investment, but, with limited government funding available, other financing sources are badly needed. Veronica Situmorang, Donke Kafi and David Harrison of DK & Situmorang Lawyers explain the options.
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.
In-House Insights
Heba Ali
Described by one of her peers as being “everything you would need in a lawyer”, Heba Ali was hired by Lenovo in 2014 to establish the organisation’s legal department for the Middle East and Africa region. A reflection of her success, in May, Ali was selected by our expert panel of judges as the In-House Community Counsel of the Year, 2016. Here she talks to Asian-mena Counsel about the qualities she thinks are vital to being a good in-house lawyer.
Credit where credit’s due
Having worked as a lawyer in New York for 15 years and Asia for almost 20 before joining Asian Development Bank which focusses on developing jurisdictions, Christopher Stephens tells the In-House Community about the “cultural arrogance” behind assuming that the more longstanding laws are the better ones and will automatically work in areas whose traditions and cultures are disparate. He also talks about how to motivate younger lawyers, revealing that giving them credit for their work has to go beyond remuneration.
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".
opportunities of the week
Upcoming Community Events & Forums
In-House Congress Hong Kong 2016 - Tuesday 4 October 2016

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

In-House Congress Shanghai 2016 - Wednesday 26 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.
To find out more, click on the link below.

Defendant insurance disputes lawyer (UK qualified), 3 to 5 years PQE, UK law firm, Singapore (FDS - PS 1670)

Senior Legal Counsel, 10+ PQE, Healthcare, Singapore (JGB - IS 1673)

Legal Counsel, 10 to 15 years, Telecommunication, Indonesia (JGB - ID 1675)

Head of Legal Hong Kong 15+ PQE

Regional Counsel Singapore 8-12 PQE

PRC Corporate Legal Counsel Hong Kong 5-10 PQE

Derivatives Lawyer (multiple vacancies) 5-12 years PQE, Singapore / Hong Kong

Senior Legal Counsel, Private Wealth Management / Real Estate, 6-10 years PQE, Singapore

M&A Partner, 8+ years PQE, Hong Kong

Associate General Counsel (10+ yrs PQE)

Derivative Documentation Legal Counsel / Master Agreement Negotiator (4 - 6 years PQE / AVP/VP level)

PE Partner, 10+ years, Hong Kong (Private Practice)

Legal & Compliance Officer (2+ PQE), Singapore

Tax Associate (3-4 PQE), Singapore

Legal Counsel / Assistant General Counsel Hong Kong 5-10 PQE

Litigation Counsel, 6-10 years, Singapore (In-House)

Senior Compliance Counsel, 10-16 years, Hong Kong (In-House)

Commercial Counsel Singapore 5-10 PQE

Legal Project Manager Hong Kong 3-5 PQE

Head of Compliance (10+ yrs EXP) Singapore

General Counsel, APAC (20+ yrs PQE) Shanghai

Legal Counsel (5-7 yrs PQE) Shanghai

Corporate Counsel (8+ yrs PQE) China

Legal Counsel, Singapore Listco (1-3 PQE), Singapore

Corporate Associate - 3-6 PQE

Legal Counsel, Retail/ FMCG Hong Kong/ Macau

APAC Compliance Counsel, Travel & Tourism 5 to 7 PQE, Singapore (JGB - IS 1660)