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Hong Kong’s legal market is constantly evolving, as evidenced by changing trends seen in recent years. To thrive in such a dynamic environment, law firms need to be nimble and flexible, finds Raghavendra Verma.
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India recently announced sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment, announcing easier terms for investors in sectors ranging from civil aviation to pharmaceuticals. However, it still has some way to go before it provides a truly investor-friendly business environment
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As Malaysia’s dry shippers struggle to stay afloat, the country’s shipping lawyers are being kept busy, finds Raghavendra Verma
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Islamic finance today is booming, but could its progress be held back by inconsistencies in interpretations across jurisdictions, asks Raghavendra Verma
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eDiscovery has got a major push in Hong Kong as the SAR looks to catch up with other developed jurisdictions. Raghavendra Verma finds out more
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India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has infused optimism in the country’s business environment prompting foreign investors to reconsider the country’s prospects and revive their shelved projects. Sensing the upbeat mood, Indian law firms too are expanding faster than ever before, reports Raghavendra Verma
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India has proposed a framework for the bankruptcy of financial institutions that will align the country with international standards, and also give banks greater incentive to deal with stressed assets and help address their failures. Raghavendra Verma reports
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The strengthening of Indonesia’s regulatory framework through the introduction of a corporate governance code and consumer protection reforms has made legal compliance a challenging task for financial companies. An impending deadline to achieve these goals is adding to the anxiety of several in-house counsel, finds Raghavendra Verma
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The known and unknown implications of Indonesia's negative investment list have disappointed foreign investors and made legal professionals very guarded in their advice. Raghavendra Verma reports