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The South China Sea case: chess arbitration?

This briefing looks into the wider questions that the recent South China Sea award raises, such as the merits of an award that cannot be enforced and the role arbitration has in that context, and discusses the award's possible impact.

Law Firm: 20 Essex Street | Published: 03 August 2016 | Practice Area: Sea

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Five eye-opening facts about the Philippine bond market

Philippine companies have become avid borrowers of funds provided by the international high yield bond market, characterised in Asia by bonds denominated in US dollars without an investment-grade rating. In this briefing, Latham presents five eye-opening facts about the Philippine US$ bond market.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 03 September 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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Easy as AEC - liberalising Southeast Asia's financial services sector

The long-planned Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community, which is expected to be in place by the end of 2015, is aiming to substantially liberalise the ASEAN financial services sector. In this briefing, DLA Piper looks at the key characteristics and goals of the AEC.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 02 September 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Asian cyber wars – the new frontier

Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly prevalent and highlight the increasing need for cyber-liability insurance products across Asia to cushion the liability exposure of companies that process and retain personal data. Clyde & Co highlight potential liability, compliance issues and recent trends.

Law Firm: Clyde & Co | Published: 26 November 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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Philippine Supreme Court: landmark decision limits foreign equity ownership

In a landmark decision, the Philippine Supreme Court has promulgated a final ruling on the limits of foreign equity ownership in Philippine public utilities. The decision, which seeks to ensure that Philippine nationals retain control of the country's economy, may well have broader implications.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 08 November 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

The eDiscovery passport to Asia Pacific - essential facts in key jurisdictions

Symantec's eDiscovery passport series outlines the basic issues underlying disclosure and data privacy in key Asia Pacific jurisdictions. In doing so, the guide allows organisations to strengthen their overall strategy with regard to information retention, data privacy and eDiscovery.

Law Firm: Symantec | Published: 30 October 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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New tough privacy regime in the Philippines

The Philippines' first ever consolidated data privacy legislation came into force on 15 August 2012. The introduction of the Act follows a series of developments in the expansion of data privacy laws in the Asia Pacific region and adds to an increasingly complex data privacy environment.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 October 2012 | Practice Area: Registration

Guide to private wealth in Asia 2012-13

Estates and international private wealth structures are becoming ever more complex. The guide from Herbert Smith is intended to provide private clients, business people and lawyers with concise information on trusts, estates and probate issues in key private wealth centres across Asia.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 October 2012 | Practice Area: Powers of Attorney

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Doing business in the Philippines - the 2012 guide

The Philippines prevails as one of the most competitive foreign investment destination among its neighboring Asian countries. Baker & McKenzie's updated version of the Doing Business in the Philippines provides a comprehensive primer for businesses considering investing in the country.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 25 September 2012 | Practice Area: Public Procurement

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Privacy in the global village - recent trends and priorities

Developments in privacy and data protection often attempt to strike the right balance between exploitation and protection. Field Fisher Waterhouse provides a brief recap on recent trends and priorities in the regulation of personal information, with a particular focus on Asia and Europe.

Law Firm: Field Fisher Waterhouse | Published: 12 September 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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