Pisut Rakwong is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pisut & Partners. With an impressive range of expertise, Pisut’s practice areas include dispute resolution, corporate law, insolvency and restructuring, trade competition, labour and employment matters, insurance, administrative cases, and even white-collar criminal affairs.
Legalized learning app is revolutionizing legal education in Bangladesh, addressing the pressing need for comprehensive, accessible, and technology-driven learning solutions for the legal sector which is notably the most reluctant to change.
Prior to joining S&P Global, Pearl Pang was an active litigation lawyer in her private practice for seven (7) years, focusing on general litigation matters, with particular experiences in medico-legal and general insurance liability matters, as well as asset and debt recovery related matters.
In the realm of digital search, Google is the undisputed champion. However, the advent of increasingly sophisticated AI technologies is revolutionizing our perceptions of search and AI functionality. The newest contender in the AI dialogue landscape is Google’s innovative contribution: Google Bard. This introduction begs the […]
Independent, neutral and robust dispute resolution processes are needed to overcome blocks to cross-border trade, says Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Court)
As the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICCs) 13th World Chambers Congress (WCC) prepares to kick off on 21 June in Geneva on a theme of ‘multilateralism key to achieving peace and prosperity for all’, Alexander Fessas, Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Court), emphasises the importance of […]
Prominent doctor of law says China has become an “arbitration friendly” jurisdiction for foreign arbitral institutions
In the run-up to the International Court of Arbitration’s 8th ICC Asia Pacific Conference in June, Dr. Donna Huang, Director of Arbitration and ADR in North Asia, in ICC Dispute Resolution Services has spoken about the recent efforts of the Chinese authorities to welcome, embrace and support foreign arbitral institutions in […]
This article first appeared on Global Legal Insights (2023) Over the past several years, Thailand has been researching, developing, and applying artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the public and private sectors through international collaborations with AI developers. Thailand is adapting to AI to […]
ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence conversation model developed by OpenAI, and half owned by Microsoft, has received notable attention across various sectors worldwide, and Asia’s legal realm is no exception. This AI has the capability to interact with users in a way that resembles human conversation. ChatGPT […]
Walid Arfush is an international media manager who served for over 10 years at Euronews TV channel. He created SN Media which focuses on strategic communications, media relations, crisis communications, intelligence services, and reputation management. This week he will be participating in the Astana International Forum […]
Yusuke TAKAMIYA is Partner at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, one of the biggest and top-ranked law firms in Japan. Yusuke is currently serving as the International Competition Network’s Non-Governmental Advisor to the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”), and the former researcher at the Competition Research Center […]
Foreign investment in India through portfolio investors continues to remain positive in the last few weeks though there has been a decline in overall FDI in the past financial year. Economic growth forecasts appear to be moderated based on prevailing circumstances, globally as well as internally. […]
The THAI-CCA’s official launch is set to debut on 22nd June 2023 at the inaugural GC Powerlist Thailand, organized in collaboration with The Legal 500. This internationally renowned accolade will recognize the importance of the Thai legal market as the third largest legal community in the Asia Pacific region and the nation’s most influential and innovative corporate counsel who drive the legal business forward.
Atty. Marie Christine Duran-Schulze has been a practicing corporate attorney for over 14 years in the Philippines. Atty. Duran-Schulze holds a master’s degree in business administration from Dela Salle University and a Juris Doctor degree from Far Eastern University. She completed her Bachelor of Science in […]
Hashim Wafa is a highly experienced business lawyer and IP attorney based in Kochi, India. As the Managing Attorney at Wafa and Wafa, he leads a team of skilled lawyers providing comprehensive legal services. With expertise in global IP advisory, corporate law practice, arbitration, compliance management, […]
Abstract Access to food, water and clean air are inalienable part of Human rights which cannot be realized in the absence of healthy and sustainable environment. This paper explores the connection between environmental degradation and human rights. The object demonstrates inaccessibility to food, pure water and […]
Teams from Sri Lanka are now making a global mark in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). Most recently 4 students have been invited to represent their country at the Warsaw Negotiations Rounds (WNR) in Poland. The well-seasoned team is coached by Anuji Kannangara a certified mediator, and led by Shayhum AbooSalih who was […]
The global economic slowdown is impacting India with the reduction of economic growth forecasts by international financial institutions, a downward trend that has been continuing for more than a quarter now. There is hope for improvement with more domestic consumption that is expected to increase. The […]
Alliott Global Alliance (‘AGA’), one of the largest and fastest-growing global multidisciplinary alliances with 215 member firms in 95 countries, can now provide clients with accounting and tax services in Thailand through Top 25 firm Administration Outsourcing Co., Ltd (‘Administration Outsourcing’) in Bangkok. Administration Outsourcing was founded […]
The Importance of Practice Management in Law Firms: An Interview with Stella Lau, Practice Manager at MahWengKwai & Associates
Practice managers are not yet commonly deployed in boutique law firms, as many still operate with traditional organizational structures. However, as the legal industry continues to evolve, the role of a practice manager is becoming more recognized and valued.
Shayhum Aboosalih and Rishika Pandey made strides at the recently concluded Mediation Competition organised by the Bucerius Law School in Germany. The event was sponsored by Bodenheimer and brought to a finale a year of much developments in the ADR sphere. Alternate Dispute Resolution or ADR […]
An interview with Isaac Uchiyama, EY Law Japan’s Head of Business Development and Operations, on how he seamlessly went from being a BD professional to also overseeing the operations What led you to a career in professional services business development? I was born in Japan but […]
Lahore International Disputes Weekend 2023 (LIDW’23) is a three-day event by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Pakistan Branch. It is was organized in collaboration with MK Consultus LLP, planned to undertake from 19th to 21st May 2023. The main objective of LIDW’23 is to provide a […]
Why does Vietnam remain a top destination for foreign of investment? An interview with Richard Luu, Managing Partner, Asia Legal Law Firm
Richard Luu is Managing Partner of Asia Legal – a business law firm in Vietnam. Where he specializes in cross-border M&A transactions and dispute resolution. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Richard explains why Vietnam remains on top of investment destinations in Southeast Asia for foreign […]
Building a community of solvers: An interview with Sahachai Wibuloutai, General Counsel at PwC Mekong and Founder of The THAI Corporate Counsel Association
General counsel at PwC Thailand and the Mekong Region, Sahachai Wibuloutai has distinguished himself as M&A and legal department transformation specialist over the course of his meteoric career. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he explains how he get inspiration to establish The THAI Corporate […]
Nhi Mai: Experienced Counsel specializing in IT, Telecommunications, Data Center, and Cybersecurity in Vietnam
Nhi Mai is an experienced lawyer specializing in IT, telecommunications, data center, and cybersecurity. She has been involved in several data center construction projects and possesses the ability to advise and obtain investment licenses and tax incentives for such projects as well as other science and […]
How AI will shape the future of work in a multi-disciplinary professional practice environment. An interview with Zaid Hamzah, the principal behind the brand Futurelaw.ai
Zaid Hamzah is Project in-house counsel to several deep tech businesses. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he explains how AI-savvy lawyers will help businesses transform while strategically managing legal risks. He shares his insights on why lawyers need to collaborate with data scientists and other […]
How AI is helping APAC region lawyers analyze and manage contracts. An interview with Stephanie Siu of eBrevia
Stephanie Siu is the Director of Strategic Development / Legal Counsel, APAC, for eBrevia. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, she explains how eBrevia is harnessing AI. To help APAC region lawyers analyze and manage contracts. She also explains her extensive legal services sector experience which guides her insight into […]
The creation of Family Court is the result of our legislators’ rigorous legal analysis. In order to provide quick resolution of family conflicts for litigants in the traditional civil and criminal courts, the Family Courts Ordinance came in 1985. The women’s community had long called for […]
Introduction Acquisition and hiring jointly constitute the term “Acquihire”. Acquihire is a business term. When a company takes over or buys another company, it is a “acquisition,”. and when a company recruits employees, it is “hiring.” Acquihire is also hiring talents. In an acquisition, a company […]
The APAC Legal Congress 2023, the premier in-house corporate counsel event of the year, will take place on May 3rd and 4th, 2023 in Singapore. The conference organizes by the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (“SCCA”). Along with the support of the Ministry of Law in Singapore. It […]
In recent years, we witness how the #MeToo movement worldwide spark by women’s outbursts. It was brought on by decades of cumulative abuse. In Bangladesh, the scourge of sexual harassment has made an ugly appearance in different areas. As more and more women are entering the […]
Injection molding is a manufacturing process that involves injecting molten material into a mold cavity. It is then solidifies into a particular shape or form. It is commonly used during the production of various plastic products, from toys to automotive parts. While injection molding may seem […]
Intellectual property (IP) protection is a crucial issue for businesses operating in Asia, as the region is home to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies.
The impetus of having a codified constitution in a country lies in the notion of, among other things, defining and protecting the fundamental rights of its citizens. Limiting and checking the exercise of executive powers. And requiring the state actors and institutions to act within their […]
The Government of India has forged a financial relationship for wallet transactions with Singapore. It is a first for going beyond borders to simplify transactions. This is a landmark achievement and might be beneficial for residents of both countries. The Union Budget has proposed a series […]
An interview with Lance Kawaguchi (Chairman of Asian Fund for Cancer Research and CEO of Cure Brain cancer Foundation) and Alfred Ip (Partner at Hugill & Ip) Earlier this month Hugill & Ip and AFCR once again joined hands in the fight against cancer, through the […]
The growth of Asia-Pacific region legal technology innovation will continue apace in 2023. Now more legal tech companies coming into being, and maturing. And indeed taking on leadership roles in the transformation of the legal services sector. Below is a list of 55 legal tech companies […]
The story of a first-generation lawyer in Pakistan, specializing in family law, who’s firm is a catalyst for the careers of female advocates.