Malaysia’s Chooi & Company and Tokyo-headquartered TMI Associates – the fifth-biggest law firm in Japan – have teamed up to expand their services and capitalise on the long-standing bilateral ties...
Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has opened its first office in Asia with a launch in Singapore.
Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the Indonesia Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Raffles Hotel in Jakarta on Thursday, October 29.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has represented Reynolds American on the sale of its Natural American Spirit cigarette business outside the U.S. to Japan Tobacco for 600 billion yen ($5 billion)
Davis Polk & Wardwell and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have scored advisory roles in Comcast Corp’s agreement to acquire a majority stake in Universal Studios Japan for $1.5 billion
|ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2015: Finalists revealedAsian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the Indonesia Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Raffles Hotel in Jakarta on Thursday, October 29. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of Oct. 12Sidley Austin hires corporate partner in Beijing, Thomas Cooper nabs shipping specialist from Wikborg in Singapore, Trilegal, Orrick announce partner promotions and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article|
|Japan’s TMI, Malaysia’s Chooi in allianceMalaysia’s Chooi & Company and Tokyo-headquartered TMI Associates – the fifth-biggest law firm in Japan – have teamed up to expand their services and capitalise on the long-standing bilateral ties between the two countries. Full Article|
|Oh-Ebashi opens Nagoya officeOsaka-headquartered law firm Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners has launched an office in Nagoya, its third in Japan and fourth overall. Full Article|
|Carey Olsen opens in SingaporeOffshore law firm Carey Olsen has opened its first office in Asia with a launch in Singapore. Full Article|
|Trilegal adds partner from ELP, promotes 5 othersIndian law firm Trilegal has added Faraz Alam Sagar as a partner in its dispute resolution practice in Mumbai from Economic Laws Practice (ELP), apart from promoting five lawyers to its partnership. Full Article|
|‘We want to be at the cutting edge of things’Erwandi Hendarta, the managing partner of Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, speaks to Ranajit Dam about his strategy for growth, challenges faced by Indonesian law firms, and the development of the local legal market Full Article|
|UAE companies law: A new eraAfter several years of discussion, the United Arab Emirates has issued a long-awaited companies law aimed at boosting IPO activity, enhancing corporate governance and encouraging foreign investment into the Arab world’s second biggest economy. Kanishk Verghese reports Full Article|
|A new energyThailand’s energy sector has been the topic of much conversation of late. For one, the country looks set to revise its Petroleum Act this year, which means more licences will be granted for oil and gas exploration. But the overall... Full Article|
|‘We look to enter any new market like a local law firm’Ryu Umezu, who managed Japanese firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) from 2012 to 2014, and recipient of the Managing Partner of the Year Award at the ALB Japan Law Awards in June, speaks to Kanishk Verghese Full Article|
|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.|
|Asia In-House 25 01 Aug 15 The inaugural ALB In-House 25 showcases the fine work that in-house teams are doing across the region. The In-House 25 was selected on the basis of submissions from in-house teams, wins at ALB’s various law awards across Asia, and also...|
|Women in law 01 Jun 15 Female in-house counsel and law firm partners across Asia tell Dana MacLean about how they juggle multiple roles as mothers, wives, lawyers and managers, and the skills it takes to rise through the ranks and stay.|