Tag Archives: Asia Pacific

Law firms are riding the digital wave in Singapore

Launching the first legaltech accelerator is only the beginning of the industry’s digital shift. Allen & Gledhill retains the top spot in the Singapore Business Review’s 25 Largest Law Firms with 386 legal professionals last year, compared to 372 in 2016, followed by Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP with 366 legal professionals in 2017, a […]

Singapore Joins APEC Data Privacy System

Singapore has become the latest member of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System, a further boost for e-commerce growth and the protection of sensitive online consumer data in the Asia-Pacific. The move recognizes that Singapore’s personal data protection law is aligned with the system to facilitate data flows between economies and prevent accidental disclosure and misuse […]

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​With over 40 years combined experience in litigation support, ediscovery and legal practice, Litigation Edge provides a unique one-stop solution for international law firms and litigation support service providers engaged in dispute matters in Asia. Litigation Edge is particularly very well regarded for the leading and pioneering role it has played in Singapore eDiscovery, since […]

Baker McKenzie Tops Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index

Baker McKenzie Tops Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index

Baker McKenzie has once again been named the top law firm brand in the Asia Pacific region, according to a recent survey by London-based market research firm Acritas. In the 2017 Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index, Baker McKenzie returned to the top position, which it held since 2013 but lost last year, displaced by […]

Japan and China: New Data Protection and Transfer Laws Imminent in Asia Pacific

Japan and China: New Data Protection and Transfer Laws Imminent in Asia Pacific

The global e-discovery community is abuzz about data protection. 2018 will usher in new data protection and transfer laws in the European Union (EU), but many e-discovery professionals are less informed about similar changes in Asia that will imminently take place in 2017. Japan: Land of the Rising Sun Japan’s Act on the Protection of […]