A group of 10 lawyers and six support staff have joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius from Bingham McCutchen in Tokyo.
Clifford Chance, JiaYuan Law Offices, Norton Rose Fulbright and Beijing Dacheng Law Offices have scored key advisory roles in BAIC Motor Corp’s $1.42 billion HK IPO.
The former co-chairman of HK-listed developer Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd, Thomas Kwok, was sentenced to five years in jail and a HK$500,000 ($64,440) fine in the city's highest-profile graft case.
Stephenson Harwood has entered into a strategic alliance arrangement with Wei Tu, a Guangzhou-based law firm, shortly after it closed its base in the southern Chinese city in September.
Shearman & Sterling, Clifford Chance, King & Wood Mallesons and Grandall Law Firm have scored key advisory roles on CGN Power Co’s initial public offering in Hong Kong.
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|Ten Bingham lawyers join Morgan Lewis in TokyoA group of 10 lawyers and six support staff have joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius from Bingham McCutchen in Tokyo. Full Article|
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|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...|