Asia

Results for Asia

China’s Housing Resists Efforts to Spur Market

Every urban real estate market is different in mainland China, driven by myriad municipal and provincial regulations and the varying strength of local economies. But the outcome is the same: The property market is under serious pressure, the Internatio ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/18/2014 - 22:19 - 0 comments

Beijing Cannot Count On Easy Money To Sustain Its Economic Miracle

Showing classic symptoms of a mania, Chinese investors are borrowing heavily to buy stocks and flipping them quickly, the Financial Times reported in a commentary. On average, they are holding them for barely two weeks, compared with four months in t ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/16/2014 - 22:57 - 0 comments

India Paves Way for Loans to Save Billionaire’s Airline

India’s government said banks may be asked to lend as much as 6 billion rupees ($94 million) to billionaire Kalanithi Maran’s SpiceJet Ltd., as the indebted airline seeks investment over the next two months to keep flying, Bloomberg News reported. The lo ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/16/2014 - 22:59 - 0 comments

Record Thai Household Debt Crimps Rate-Cut Room: Southeast Asia

Din Ruenmeesang spends about half his monthly income making minimum payments on his seven credit cards and multiple bank loans. That isn’t stopping the 33-year-old from borrowing again to buy a new car next year. Spenders like Din are making it hard for ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/16/2014 - 22:59 - 0 comments

China Sets Up Fund to Bail Out Troubled Trust Firms

China has set up a fund to bail out trust firms that run into trouble, putting a safety net under a major portion of the country’s fast-growing shadow-banking sector, which has played a big role in financing riskier areas of the economy, The Wall Stree ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/14/2014 - 23:24 - 0 comments

China's Largest International Arbitration Institution Adopts New Procedural Rules

The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) has unveiled new procedural rules taking effect on January 1, 2015 (the “2015 Rules”). The 2015 Rules modify existing CIETAC procedural rules effective since May 1, 2012 (the “20 ...

Resource Article - global.abi.org - 12/15/2014 - 09:32 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Allens Focus: The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

In brief: After almost 10 years of negotiations between the nations, on 17 November 2014, Prime Minister Abbott and President Xi announced the conclusion of negotiations on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). Once implemented, the ChAFTA i ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/15/2014 - 09:24 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

China Adds Cash to Banking System to Spur Growth

China is adding more cash to its financial system to spur growth, according to people with knowledge of the matter, even as the country’s leadership expresses a willingness to accept a slower economic pace—what President Xi Jinping has called a “new norm ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/11/2014 - 21:54 - 0 comments

Seize the Day. An Outlook on Turnaround and Restructuring in Asia-Pacific 2014. Rising Stress Breeds Rising Concern

Asia-Pacific was able to weather the financial storm in 2009, demonstrating a resilience not seen in other parts of the world. However, once-promising growth prospects across Asia-Pacific are giving way to more conservative attitudes, as regional economi ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/11/2014 - 17:07 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Enterprise Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Review

Please find attached the June 2014 edition of the Enterprise Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Review, produced by the Restructuring and Insolvency Department of W&H Law Firm, Beijing. This quarterly publication is intended to inform scholars, j ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/11/2014 - 17:03 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Syndicate content