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3M Thailand

3M’s Southeast Asia legal team has grown exponentially since 2015. From only one country lawyer in Singapore and one country lawyer in Thailand at this time, it now has eight individuals in six countries led by Singapore-based Southeast Asia region general counsel Sadhana Kaul. Kaul explains that ‘all of the lawyers are empowered to work …

Aboitiz Equity Ventures

Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) acts as holding company for a diverse range of businesses involved in the industrials, consumer goods, utilities and financials sectors; this provides a varied and challenging workload for its legal team that allows it to show off its considerable abilities. In particular, the team has been praised by a nominating source …

Aboitiz Power Corporation

Aboitiz Power Corporation (APC) is a holding company with investments in power generation and distribution companies in the Philippines. Supporting its projects across the country, APC’S legal team is responsible for a number of tasks comprising of reporting and assessing corporate governance and legal risk management practices, as well as thorough assessments of legal compliance …

ABS-CBN Corporation

Founded over 60 years ago, Alto Broadcasting System – Chronicle Broadcasting Network (ABS-CBN) is the largest multimedia network in the Philippines. The company’s legal team is led by texperienced and trusted general counsel Mario Bautista, who joined in 2011 and is widely considered a ‘leading lawyer’ in multiple practice areas according to a number of …

Accenture

With a hugely capable, 263 persons legal team in Southeast Asia (and 2,492 globally when including legal offshore service centres and contract management team), Accenture is a company that prizes the benefits that a top-quality in-house legal function can provide, and the continued expansion of the team’s abilities is a high priority for the global …

Agilent Technologies – Asia Pacific

US-based Agilent Technologies is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets with a global net revenue of US$4.47bn recorded in 2017. It has been present in Singapore since 1999 and, with over 400 employees, is currently the parent company’s Asia Pacific hub for finance and administration, customer care and technical support, as …

Agoda

Established in 2005, Agoda is one of the world’s fastest-growing online travel booking platforms. Headquartered in Singapore, the company has 53 offices in major cities in over 30 countries and over 3,700 staff worldwide to provide a network of two million accommodation properties backed by over 15 million real traveller reviews. Leading its legal function, …

Air Liquide – Southeast Asia

The French multinational supplier of industrial gases, Air Liquide, has had operations in Singapore since 1911 and in Malaysia since 1927. Today, its robust production and distribution networks in Southeast Asia that are engineered to serve the needs of its diverse customer base, is monitored by a team of four lawyers – three in Singapore …

Airports of Thailand

A public company concerned with the management of six of Thailand’s international airports – Airports of Thailand accrued a revenue figure of ฿56.74bn in 2017 thanks to its operation of airports across the Northern, Central and Southern regions of the country including Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport which serves as a regional hub for Southeast Asia. With …

AkzoNobel

The AkzoNobel South Asia legal team is led by Singapore-based legal director South Asia Surabhi Agarwal, who reports into the global in-house legal headquarters in Amsterdam. The five-person team is responsible for a vast geographical area of important markets for the company – 15 overall – including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Given the extent …

ANZ Royal Bank

Boren Kork leads the legal function of ANZ Royal Bank, cooperating heavily with the senior management of the business where she sits on the executive committee. Boren relates that the team has undergone an extensive transformation in recent years, as ‘the structure and people of legal team were completely changed back in the middle of …

Astra International

Astra International, the Indonesian conglomerate, is the second largest company in Indonesia by market capitalisation. Headquartered in Jakarta, the company’s legal department is led by Gita Tiffany Boer who assumes the role of chief corporate secretary and group general counsel. The company’s presence in a number of sectors – from extractives, to manufacturing, to IT …

Astro Malaysia Holdings

Astro Malaysia Holdings (AMH) relies on a 4,800-strong workforce to manage its sprawling media and entertainment operation, and the need for constant innovation in this competitive sector provides fertile ground for its highly-regarded legal team to showcase its talents. Nominating sources pointed out general counsel and senior vice president for human capital Rekha Mahendran as …

Autodesk – ASEAN

US multinational software corporation Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for a range of industries. Through its regional base in Singapore, the company has continued to make strides into ASEAN markets with the assistance of its much-lauded legal team. Describing the requirements of handling the legal affairs for the company’s …

Aviva Vietnam

The Vietnamese subsidiary of British multinational insurance giant Aviva, Aviva Vietnam started out as Vietinbank Aviva Insurance Company, a joint venture between the Aviva Group and Vietinbank. In April 2017, Aviva Group officially completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% stake in the joint venture and established Aviva Vietnam with the mission to bring the …

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