The ALB 2016 In-house Survey, which gauges the mood of in-house lawyers across Asia heading into the new year, offers respondents the chance to win an Apple Watch*.
JSA, AZB, Khaitan & Co and Latham & Watkins have advised on the $464 mln IPO of InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of low cost airline IndiGo.
MHM and S&C are advising Japan Post Holdings and two of its companies on their $12 bln triple IPO, with AMT and STB advising the banks.
Dentons and Chinese firm Dacheng Law Offices are on the cusp of finalising a merger with Australian firm Gadens and Rodyk & Davidson, Singapore’s oldest firm.
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP) racked up a whopping nine awards at the ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2015
|Asia Appointments: Week of Nov. 23Linklaters’ associate firm Widyawan hires Pertamina GC in Jakarta, Morrison & Foerster adds corporate partner in Hong Kong, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article|
|WFW adds HK corporate partner from Squire Patton BoggsWatson Farley & Williams has appointed Rosa Ng Sin Kiu as a corporate partner at its Hong Kong office from Squire Patton Boggs. Full Article|
|HKIAC opens office in ShanghaiThe Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has opened a representative office in Shanghai, making it the first offshore arbitration body to formally establish a presence in mainland China. Full Article|
|Hong Kong comes top for M&A leaks, survey showsA crackdown on misdemeanors in the finance industry has helped to reduce the leaking of M&A deals before they are made public to the lowest level since the financial crisis, according to a survey, which also found Hong Kong was... Full Article|
|Kim & Chang again triumphant at Korea Law AwardsKim & Chang kept its winning streak intact at ALB’s Korea Law Awards, winning a total of 10 awards, including the coveted Korea Law Firm of the Year and Deal Firm of the Year, at the third edition, which was... Full Article|
|Singapore launches legal industry regulatorSingapore’s Ministry of Law (MinLaw) has established the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA), a body that will handle all licensing matters relating to law practices in the city-state, and also allowed non-lawyers to become partners of firms. Full Article|
|Silver liningsThailand, Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, has been stuck in a rut ever since the political unrest there began more than two years ago. The military junta, in power since May last year, has been attempting to revive the economy with... Full Article|
|2016: An offshore viewThe offshore legal industry looks back on some of the key legal and business trends of 2015, and how these will shape and influence the year to come. By Chris Horton Full Article|
|Choppy WatersThe shipping industry has been hit hard by the global commodities meltdown, with two dry bulkers seeking bankruptcy protection in September and Maersk recently cutting its profit forecast. But there is still a reasonable amount of work to keep shipping... Full Article|
|Cartel crackdownFollowing some two decades of efforts, the Philippines finally enacted its Competition Law earlier this year. Ranajit Dam speaks to local lawyers about the impact it is expected to have. With additional reporting by Manuel Mogato Full Article|
|Asia's Top 50 Largest Law Firms 2015 01 Nov 15 Baker & McKenzie, Clifford Chance, Linklaters, Mayer Brown and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are the five largest international law firms in Asia, with Dacheng Law Offices, Beijing Yingke Law Firm, Zhong Yin Law Firm, Kim & Chang and DeHeng Law Offices...|
|ALB M&A Rankings 2015 01 Oct 15 A host of notable as well as lesser-known law firms make the ALB M&A Rankings 2015, including AZB & Partners, Juris Corp and Phoenix Legal in India; ABNR, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung and Melli Darsa & Co in Indonesia; and...|
|ALB 40 Under 40 01 Sep 15 In the inaugural 40 Under 40 list, ALB showcases 40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region.|