One-fifth of M’sia lawyers mull ceasing practice due to COVID: survey

BY Aparna Sai |

Some 21 percent of Malaysia’s lawyers are contemplating ceasing practice or closing their law offices due to the impact of the national lockdown instituted as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eversheds, Singapore’s Harry Elias to go their separate ways

BY Aparna Sai |

The three-year-old merger between Eversheds Sutherlands and Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership (HEP) is officially coming to an end at the end of this month, the two firms have announced.

Restructuring as an Option for Indonesian Limited Liability Companies to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak [Brought to you by AZP]

BY AZP Legal Consultants |

The first case of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) in Indonesia was confirmed in early March of 2020. Since then, due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 among the Indonesian people, the Government…

SG’s Collyer Law collaborates with U.S. start-up Anduin on issue-tracking software

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore-based boutique Collyer Law, which focuses on emerging growth companies, has collaborated with U.S. technology company Anduin on an issue-tracking platform for the legal market.

COLUMN: Talent development for continued success

BY Ankur Gupta |

In 2019, Big Four professional services firm PWC published a report on how law firms were adapting to paradigm transformations in business models, utilising technology to boost productivity and…

Indonesia Enacts Limited Concession Scheme to Recycle Existing Infrastructure Assets [Brought to you by AYMP]

BY Mutiara Rengganis, Ayu Novianti |

To improve connectivity between its vast regions and support economic growth, Indonesia requires more infrastructure financing than ever. As an alternative to the existing Public-Private Partnership…

Protecting Employers from COVID-19 – A Practical Guide [Brought to you by Jacque Law]

BY Jacqueline Chua |

While job-cutting may be effective in some cases, it can also severely damage company culture and staff morale and result in irreparable loss of know-how.

As China fast-tracks biosecurity law, some experts urge whistleblower protection

BY Reuters |

China is fast-tracking a new law to help prevent infectious diseases and other “biological threats”, but some experts said a provision aimed at deterring false information could discourage potential…

Myanmar Investment Guide Synopsis [Brought to you by DFDL]

BY William Greenlee, Nishant Choudhary |

Myanmar continues to generate intense investor interest in what remains one of the world’s largest frontier markets. Ever since 2011 when the country first opened its doors to foreign investment and…

Register Now for a 2-Part Virtual Masterclass: Ken Adams Drafting Clearer Contracts

BY Asian Legal Business |

ALB is pleased to present internationally renowned contracts expert Ken Adams for 2-Part Virtual Masterclass. This hands-on masterclass explores how to draft contracts that express deal terms clearly…