Kim & Chang is leading the nominations for the ALB 2014 Korea Law Awards with a total of 12 mentions in firm categories, including Deal Firm of the Year, Managing...
Bird & Bird has signed a merger agreement with Sydney-based law firm Truman Hoyle, with the move helping the U.K. firm to open its first Australian office.
Herbert Smith and KWM have advised Hua Hong Semiconductor on its HK$2.79 billion ($360 million) IPO on the HKEx, while Simpson Thacher and Fangda Partners represented the joint lead managers.
Simpson Thacher and Mori Hamada advised Skylark Co on its $698 million IPO, while Sullivan & Cromwell and Anderson Mori represented the international joint lead managers.
Kirkland & Ellis has boosted its Greater China corporate practice with the hire of Gary Li as a partner at its Hong Kong office.
|AHP, HHP shine at inaugural Indonesia Law Awards Assegaf Hamzah & Partners (AHP) and Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP) were the biggest winners at the inaugural ALB Indonesia Law Awards. AHP won a total of seven awards, while HHP won five. Full Article|
|SE Asia Deals: Week of Oct. 27WongP advises The Bank of East Asia on the setting up of its $2 billion MTN programme, AZB, Talwar Thakore, Linklaters, Milbank Tweed and WongP star in Tata Steel’s $1.5 billion notes issue, and much more in our weekly Southeast... Full Article|
|Maybank launches 1st USD sukuk mutual fundThe asset management arm of Malaysia's Malayan Banking Bhd, the country's largest lender, has launched its first U.S. dollar-denominated mutual fund that invests in Islamic bonds. Full Article|
|Myanmar gives go-ahead to build 4th international airportMyanmar has chosen a Japan-Singapore consortium to build its fourth international airport, a $1.5 billion project north of the country's biggest city Yangon, a senior transport ministry official said on Wednesday. Full Article|
|Carabao 'plans $210 mln IPO next week'Thai energy drink maker Carabao Group PCL plans to launch its $210 million initial public offering early next week, IFR reported. Full Article|
|Viettel 'to invest $1 bln on 3G telecom network in Tanzania'Vietnam-based telecom operator Viettel plans to invest $1 billion in a new third-generation (3G) mobile phone network in Tanzania, the office of the east African country's president said on Tuesday. Full Article|
|Destination: MyanmarAs Myanmar tantalises foreign investors and companies with the prospect of long-term business, law firms are heading to Yangon to help pave the way for new money into the country. Aviel Tan delves into Myanmar’s recent allure and whether it... Full Article|
|The taxman comethSouth Korea is primed to enact new tax legislation to encourage firms to spend a portion of their excess corporate cash in the hopes of boosting domestic consumption. The proposed new rules, which will affect about 4,000 firms in Korea,... Full Article|
|A resurgent marketIt’s been 10 years since South Korea’s first private equity funds were established, and business is booming. PE activity has risen sharply the past two years; the government has recently eased restrictions on the formation and investment activities of private... Full Article|
|Up to speedeDiscovery has got a major push in Hong Kong as the SAR looks to catch up with other developed jurisdictions. Raghavendra Verma finds out more Full Article|
|ALB 2014 M&A Rankings 01 Sep 14 This year’s M&A rankings is a mixture of the usual suspects and surprising new entrants. The very worthy law firms making the upper tiers include Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in Hong Kong, Melli Darsa & Co in Indonesia,...|
|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...|