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What really connects the people of ASEAN?

28 July 2015

Source: Asia One Next year marks the 49th anniversary of a historical turning point for this region. On August 8, 1967, the leaders of five nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand – sat down together and signed what was to become known as the ASEAN Declaration, the founding document of the Association […]

ZICOlaw @ Australian Legal Innovators Seminar | 30 July 2015 | Australia

24 July 2015

ZICOlaw is delighted to share with you on the Australasian Legal Innovators Seminar organised by Beaton Capital. Taking place on 30 July 2015 in Sydney, Australia, this one-day conference will focus on innovation in the legal services sector. We are pleased to have Mr. Chew Seng Kok, Chairman of ZICOlaw network as one of the […]

Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICOlaw) Event | Property Development –“Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act, Strata Titles Act and Strata Management Act” | 10 August 2015 | Kota Bharu

24 July 2015

This year’s Trusted Business Advisory Dialogue Series by ZICOlaw continues with a seminar on Property Development –“Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act, Strata Titles Act and Strata Management Act”. Happening on 10 August 2015 in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, this seminar aims at providing our clients with the latest updates on development in various areas of […]

Asean urged to standardise Customs rules

23 July 2015

Source: The Straits Times Implementing uniform Customs regulations and product standards would attract more trade and investment from Europe, according to the European Union-Asean Business Council yesterday. Council executive director Chris Humphrey told a briefing that if Customs procedures were standardised, it would be easier for companies to move goods across different Asean countries. Ms […]

“Be curious and open to adapt and capitalise change” – Mr. Chew shared with Asian-Mena Counsel

23 July 2015

The legal profession is drastically changing and we need to change to shape the future legal landscape.  Mr. Chew Seng Kok, Chairman of the ZICOlaw Network, was put into a series of questions based on this fact by ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL during his recent visit to Hong Kong. Click here to find out more on his […]

ZICOlaw Names New Managing Partner in Myanmar

15 July 2015

The network continues to deliver its promise of Regional Expertise, Local Grounding ZICO Law is pleased to announce that Mr. Samuel P. Britton has been appointed as the Managing Partner of ZICO Law Myanmar Ltd (ZICO Law Myanmar) in Yangon, effective 15 July 2015. Samuel has extensive experience and has advised in a wide range […]

Roosdiono & Partners (R&P) ranks in IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure 2015

9 July 2015

Roosdiono & Partners (R&P), a member of ZICOlaw, is a full service corporate law firm in Jakarta and founded in 1999 by senior consultant Anangga Wardhana Roosdiono, a renowned and respected lawyer with nearly 50 years’ experience.  The firm assists leading international and Indonesian corporate clients in diverse fields of industry and commerce, as well […]

New rent law could stabilize garment sector, says expert

9 July 2015

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced publically in February this year that they were committed to working together on a new rent control law. This initiative came through as three minimum wage increases particularly in the garment sector were immediately seized upon by opportunistic landlords. In order to protect lower […]

Quality growth, economic zone to top agenda at Japan-Mekong Summit

9 July 2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the leaders of Southeast Asian region will meet and plan to adopt a new three-year development strategy for the Mekong region in the upcoming meeting  Japan-Mekong Summit. A move Japan hopes will boost intra-regional connectivity and promote sustained quality growth. Japan also aims to utilize its advanced technology and […]

Asian Conflict of Laws – East and Southeast Asia

6 July 2015

Risks of litigation rank high amongst the deterrents to trade. A regional instrument for the recognition of judicial decisions, together with harmonised rules of conflicts of laws could promote greater legal certainty and improve the commercial transactions both within the region and with other areas of the world. However, a better access to, and understanding […]