Kim & Chang emerged as the biggest victor at the 4th annual ALB Korea Law Awards, taking home seven gongs, including the coveted Korea Law Firm of the Year prize.
Paul Hastings has advised South Korean electronics major Samsung Electronics on its $8 billion acquisition of U.S. automotive tech company Harman International Industries, which was represented by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen...
After Donald J. Trump beat the odds to win the 2016 United States presidential election and become the country’s 45th leader, Asian governments and companies are holding their breath as...
The ALB 2017 In-House Survey offers respondents the chance to win a Fitbit Charge 2 fitness wristband.
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners bagged six awards at the ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2016, including the Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year and the BMW Award for Managing Partner of...
|North Asia Deals: Week of December 5Bakers and Sidley star in ABN AMRO's sale of its Asia and ME private banking biz to LGT, Skadden and Davis Polk on KongZhong’s $299 mln go-private deal, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of December 5SG-based PwC Legal opens with NRF and Ashurst hires, K&L Gates nabs corporate specialists from Links and Llinks, and many more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article|
|PwC Legal opens in Singapore with Ashurst, NRF hiresPricewaterhouseCoopers Legal has opened an office in Singapore, its first in the Asia-Pacific region, with the hires of partners Natalie Breen and Keith McGuire from Norton Rose Fulbright and Ashurst, respectively. Full Article|
|Withers KhattarWong adds M&A partner from DrewWithers KhattarWong, the formal law alliance between Withers and Singapore firm KhattarWong, has hired Farhana Siddiqui from Drew & Napier as partner. Full Article|
|Southeast Asia Deals: Week of December 5Allen & Gledhill leads on HHL’s buyout of Goodwood Park Hotel in SG, AZB stars in BNP Paribas’ acquisition of Sharekhan and HVDPL for around $1.3 billion, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table. Full Article|
|SG: Dentons Rodyk welcomes former EY law firm partnerDentons Rodyk & Davidson has appointed energy specialist John Dick as a partner in its Singapore office. Full Article|
|Threat? What threat?International law firm Dentons recently launched its 280-member Nextlaw Global Referral Network, aiming to provide an alternative to the more traditional legal networks. However, the latter don’t see any reason to get worried just yet, reports Ranajit Dam. Full Article|
|Bringing it backIndonesia’s tax amnesty bill is expected to recover billions of dollars stashed away in foreign jurisdictions and boost the country’s economy. The initiative has seen a positive response so far, with law firms seeing an exponential increase in client interest... Full Article|
|2017: The view from offshoreFollowing a slow 2016, what kind of opportunities and challenges will the new year bring? Christopher Horton speaks with offshore lawyers to find out. Full Article|
|Against the stateThe rise of international commercial arbitration in Asia is coupled with the growth of investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS). Chris Thomson talks to lawyers about Asian responses to ISDS as well as the risks and benefits they bring to companies. Full Article|
|ALB Asia's Top 50 Largest Law Firms 24 Nov 16 ALB’s annual list of the largest law firms in Asia highlights the biggest in each jurisdiction, as well as those with the most lawyers across the region. In Indonesia, Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo moves up the list, while Kim & Chang...|
|ALB M&A Rankings 2016 16 Sep 16 ALB’s annual ranking of the best law firms for M&A in Asia includes Singh & Associates and Phoenix Legal in India; Hermawan Juniarto, Indrawan Darsyah Santoso, and Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo in Indonesia; Weerawong in Thailand; and LNT & Partners and...|
|Women in Law 16 Jun 16 In ALB’s annual celebration of Women in Asia’s legal profession, Dana Maclean profiles six key female lawyers who are making a mark in the industry and setting inspiring examples for others to follow.|