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VI ITechLaw conference concludes; resounding success

Feb 9, 2010 The 6th International Asian Conference organized by the International Technology Law Association held on February 4 and 5 in Bangalore, saw attendance of about 250 members from the legal and technology fields from both…

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The Long Arm of the FCPA

Oct 10, 2009 Picture this: You're the CEO of an up-and-coming software company based in Bombay. You've recently completed a major project somewhere in Central Asia. Getting the contract wasn't easy, and you had to make a "personal…

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Foreign law firms challenge locals in Singapore

Jun 23, 2009 Six foreign law firms granted licences to practise Singapore law - Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, White & Case, Herbert Smith, Norton Rose and Latham & Watkins - have started operations in Singapore, entering the…

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Singapore lures overseas-trained lawyers back home

Feb 13, 2009 In a move to attract overseas-trained Singapore lawyers to come back and practise law at home, the Singapore Law Ministry will abolish the one-year-long Diploma in Singapore Law course. Foreign educated lawyers will…

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Singapore issues foreign law firm licences

Dec 5, 2008 Under a new scheme to allow foreign law practices to practise in Singapore, the government will be issuing Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licences to six international firms. These include Allen & Overy, Clifford…

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UK law firms to practise in India

Oct 24, 2008 The law ministry may allow UK-based law firms to practise in India provided the UK government also allows Indian lawyers to work there. This would come as a breather to UK-based law majors such as Linklaters, Allen &…

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Singapore opens up to foreign law firms

Aug 29, 2008 Changes to the Legal Profession Act passed in Singapore's Parliament on Tuesday will now open up the hitherto protected legal sector to allow foreign firms more leeway to operate here. Some foreign law firms will be…

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