The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hears a case that could set new precedent on jurisdiction in international IP cases.
The chairman of Hong Kong's second-largest broadband company had sued a local newspaper for depicting him as "arrogant."
Hong Kong's highest court confirmed the securities regulator's authority to independently sue parties for market misconduct.
The Indian financial capital is the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's first overseas office.
Singapore's Court of Appeal ruled Monday that a Singapore lawyer dishonestly misled a mentally ill client into giving him a $370,000 gift and naming him sole beneficiary of her will.
Liu Zhijun, the former Chinese railway minister was officially charged last week with taking millions in bribes.
A High Court judge ruled that there was insufficient "special reason" to allow a foreign counsel into a high-profile criminal case.
The decision is a blow to efforts to decriminalize homosexuality in Singapore.
Singapore's law banning sex between men is increasingly out of step with its Asian neighbors as well as the city-state's cosmopolitan self-image.
A significant amount of yen is flowing into Southeast Asia as Japanese companies seek growth outside the country. The lawyers aren't far behind.