Research for the ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms Rankings is now underway.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is advising Japan’s Murata Manufacturing Co. on its plan to purchase Nasdaq-listed Peregrine Semiconductor Corp.
Stung by the loss of the high-profile IPO of Alibaba Group, the HKEx has taken steps to potentially loosen its listing rules and allow firms with dual-class share structures to...
Rouse has hired two patent litigators from Thai firm Kamthorn Surachet & Somsak as senior managers at the firm’s Bangkok office.
Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 13th annual The Macallan Hong Kong Law Awards.
|Call for Submissions: ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms RankingsResearch for the ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms Rankings is now underway. So hurry and send in your submission by Sep. 22, 2014 (Monday). Full Article|
|K&E, KWM, PH star in consortium’s $2.4 bln investment in China’s HuarongKirkland & Ellis has advised Chinese investment bank CITIC Securities International on its investment in China’s largest distressed-loan manager, Huarong Asset Management, which turned to King & Wood Mallesons and Paul Hastings for legal advice. Full Article|
|CNP gets litigator from WongPartnershipColin Ng & Partners has hired Sean La’Brooy from WongPartnership as a partner to lead its new professional liability and insurance practice group. Full Article|
|Bakers grows HK office with 2 partner hiresBaker & McKenzie has expanded its Hong Kong office by hiring employment partner Rowan McKenzie from Linklaters and competition partner Stephen Crosswell from Clifford Chance. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: ex-StanChart legal head joins NRF Also, Bakers boosts its employment and competition practices, A&O brings former Ashurst oil and gas expert on board in Dubai, Colin Ng & Partners hires partner from WongP to head new practice, and much more in our weekly Asia appointments... Full Article|
|Amarchand taps NCR market with Gurgaon officeAmarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co (AMSS) has opened a new office in the North Indian city of Gurgaon as it looks to serve the broader National Capital Region (NCR). 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|
|The evolution of offshore Offshore law firms are changing with the times, evolving to meet the needs of global businesses and the flow of capital that is both easier but also much more regulated. And although they still differentiate themselves from their onshore peers,... 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|
|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...|