Month: October 2023

Does the law dictate what is ethically right or wrong?

Law and ethics are closely connected yet distinct concepts that guide human behaviour and societal functioning. Although they share common principles, their alignment can be challenging. This essay explores the intricate relationship between law and ethics, investigating whether the law dictates what is ethically right or […]

Legal Revolution: Lawgic’s Vision of transformative Legal Technology

In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Lawgic Founder Max Ye explains the value proposition of his Singapore-based AI-focused legal technology startup. Tell us more about Lawgic. Lawgic is an AI-powered platform designed to revolutionize the legal profession. Our primary aim is to streamline and simplify […]

Shahwar Nizam on how he helps foreign investors legally navigate the Bangladesh market

Shahwar Nizam is Managing Director of DFDL Bangladesh, where he is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction, operations, and development of the firm.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he details prime concerns foreign investors should be concerned about when operating or seeking to operate […]

Ipsita Mazumdar reflects on her role as corporate legal counsel in India’s automotive sector

Ipsita Mazumdar Is a Dr. RML National Law University graduate, working with Morris Garages India (MG Motor) as in-house counsel, handling IPR, consumer, general litigation and contractual matters. Previously, she worked with Indian law firms Lall, Lahiri & Salhotra (now Rahul Chaudhry & Partners) and Anand […]

“Thinking about thinking.” What Daniel Kahneman’s 2 modes of ‘Thinking’ can teach us about the value perceived by clients of senior lawyers’ advice

Two recent articles on the international business of law published in the Financial Times took my eye recently, as they seemed at first glance mutually contradictory but on further reflection, that very inherent contradiction belies a broader truth.  On the one hand, London-based correspondent Kate Beioley […]

India – Economic Growth Prospects Stable

The economic growth forecasts for India have not seen much change in the near term as per updates provided by international financial institutions. The detailed reporting by Asian Development Bank is noteworthy and provides insights into the performance in the past few months, together with projections […]