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Kate Hodson, Partner and Head of ESG (Legal) at Ogier, discusses how the role that law firms can play in ESG, how firms can embed ESG and sustainability within their own business, and the key market challenges that Ogier is looking to address.
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In the past few years, Singapore has been building itself as a key dispute resolution hub for the region. Parties from around the world can now resolve their disputes in Singapore via a variety of methods and forums, including litigation at the SICC, arbitration at the SIAC, and mediation at the SIMC.
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Vincent Wang, partner at Paul Hastings, weighs in on a big year for Hong Kong’s capital markets, and forecasts IPO trends for the rest of the year.
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Charles Russell Speechlys unpacks how the global COVID-19 pandemic has turned private wealth on its head, why Hong Kong work in this space is booming, and what will keep lawyers busy in the coming month.
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Jeremy Lightfoot, head of Carey Olsen’s dispute resolution and litigation practice in Hong Kong, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted offshore disputes, and offers predictions and insights for what is ahead.
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In recent times, the concept of Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) has become popular in the Indian business environment. We talk to Akila Agrawal, partner & head, M&A at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas about whether SPAC listings are suitable for Indian companies, and the risks they need to be aware of.
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Chowdhary talks to ALB about why increased focus on corporate culture is critical in delivering long- term business success, how the ‘tone at the top’ embeds and operationalises the company’s culture, and the key initiatives that she has endeavoured to drive in her role.
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Zulfiquar Memon, founder and managing partner at MZM Legal, talks about his motto of living by “experiment & exploration”, how the firm successfully navigated through the pandemic and its strategy of investing in young talent while giving them the freedom to explore and innovate .
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Bahram N. Vakil, co-founder and senior partner at AZB & Partners, talks about why the firm is more focused on quality than size, how AZB’s lawyers dealt with challenges posed by the pandemic, and why he prefers not to have solo superstars but rather team players.
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Puneet Bansal, managing partner of Nitya Tax Associates talks about the firm’s strategy which revolves around knowledge, the need for a firm’s culture to be based on integrity and his motto of integrity and ethics being paramount for success.