Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 13th annual The Macallan Hong Kong Law Awards.
Asian Legal Business has released the first in its series of quarterly M&A Reviews; reports which provide companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions.
Morrison & Foerster, Ashurst and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto are acting on Japanese trading house Itochu Corp’s $1 billion tie-up with Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group.
Asian Legal Business is proud to announce the latest addition to its Law Awards series in Asia: the Indonesia Law Awards, scheduled for Oct. 28 in central Jakarta.
Eversheds has hired Samuel Chau as a partner in the firm’s banking group in Hong Kong from Gide Loyrette Nouel.
|DLA Piper, Cahill Gordon advise on Fosun's $464 mln Ironshore investmentDLA Piper has advised Shanghai-based conglomerate Fosun International on its $464 million investment in Bermuda-based property and casualty insurer Ironshore. Full Article|
|Rajah & Tann, Clifford Chance advise on Japfa’s $159 mln SG IPORajah & Tann has advised Indonesian protein-food producer Japfa on its $159 million listing on the Singapore stock exchange on August 15, while Clifford Chance acted for joint global coordinators Credit Suisse (Singapore), DBS and Rabobank International. Full Article|
|IFC launches $2.5 billion rupee-denominated bonds for infra projects in IndiaThe World Bank's private-sector financing arm on Wednesday launched $2.5 billion, rupee-denominated, bonds in the Indian market to fund infrastructure projects, after raising $1 billion in offshore bonds for the sector last year. Full Article|
|China fines Japanese auto parts makers record $201 million for price-fixingChina has fined Japanese auto parts makers a record 1.235 billion yuan ($201 million) for manipulating prices as the government steps up its enforcement of an anti-trust law that has targeted major corporations and revived protectionism concerns. Full Article|
|Govt probing alleged fraud in two state-run bank branches India is investigating the alleged misappropriation of more than 4 billion rupees ($66 million) from branches of the state-run Dena Bank Ltd and Oriental Bank of Commerce Ltd in Mumbai, a senior government official said. Full Article|
|Ashurst hires new HK partner from White & CaseAshurst had expanded its Hong Kong office by hiring capital markets partner Anna-Marie Slot from White & Case, where she led the firm’s regional high-yield practice. Full Article|
|Hopes and challengesWhile the election of Jokowi Widodo brings both pressures and opportunities for foreign investors, the overall outlook is promising, says Dana MacLean. Meanwhile, Newmont Mining's next move in its dispute with Indonesia is still in the air under Jokowi's new... Full Article|
|Competition heats upChina’s crackdown on price-fixing and its increasing regulatory clout over international mergers and acquisitions is creating a hot new commodity in its legal industry: antitrust lawyers. Kanishk Verghese reports, with additional input from Denny Thomas of Reuters. Full Article|
|Enter the behemothA proposed three-way bank merger in Malaysia looks set to disrupt the old ways of Islamic finance, say Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah and Bernardo Vizcaino of Reuters. Full Article|
|The Third WCCJ Congress in SeoulThe Constitutional Court of Korea will host the 3rd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ), a four-day international conference that brings together top leaders in constitutional justice from around the world in Seoul starting from Sep. 28... Full Article|
|ALB M&A Review: 1H 2014 deals surge on optimistic outlook 24 Jul 14 This detailed report, the first in a series of Asia-Pacific M&A Reviews, provides companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions. Click the Buy Now button below to purchase the report at the special launch price...|
|Arbitration in Asia: The next generation? 01 Jul 14 Arbitration is becoming an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution in Asia, with Hong Kong and Singapore long viewed as the go-to destinations in the region. But now, other regional players like the KLRCA are making great strides towards becoming...|
|Practical Law China’s 2014 Governing Law survey 13 Jun 14 Chinese and foreign companies are increasingly seeking the help of external counsel to understand what governing law is standard for the different cross-border deals they are involved in. Practical Law China’s 2014 governing law survey gives them a clearer picture...|