Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18.
The two new law firms created out of the legacy Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. – once India’s largest firm – have started business as Shardul...
Allen & Gledhill and Rajah & Tann lead the nominations for the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2015, with each receiving 15 nods, including for Singapore Deal Firm of the Year.
Baker & McKenzie has become the first foreign law firm to enter into a ”joint operation” in China under Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) rules after its application with Beijing’s...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is representing Alibaba Group Holding on the integration of its Tmall online pharmacy operations into Hong Kong-listed affiliate Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited, which has turned...
|Korea’s Bae, Kim & Lee opens in Hong KongKorean law firm Bae, Kim & Lee (BKL) has established an office in Hong Kong as part of its ambitious growth strategy for the year which saw the firm launch a Dubai office in April, and announce plans to open... Full Article|
|Vietnam c.bank tightens rules on lending, ownership to curb fraudVietnam's central bank will tighten lending from mid July to individuals or institutions that exceed its bank share ownership limits as part of a push to shake up financial firms and tackle the fraud that has blighted its banking sector... Full Article|
|New Malaysia guidance to tackle uneven Islamic finance practicesMalaysia's central bank said it would finalise operating standards for all major Islamic finance contracts by the end of this year, creating the first comprehensive set of practical guidance for the industry. Full Article|
|W&C, CC star in record Indonesia sovereign sukukWhite & Case has advised the Republic of Indonesia on its $2 billion sovereign sukuk, the largest single tranche US dollar sukuk issued in Asia, and the country’s largest-ever U.S. dollar sukuk issuance. Clifford Chance advised the lead arrangers. Full Article|
|Clyde & Co adds 3 partners in SG, 1 in HKClyde & Co. has added four new partners in Asia, two in Singapore through lateral hires, and a promotion each in Singapore and Hong Kong. Full Article|
|Bakers, K&E on Telkom-Teleguam dealBaker & McKenzie and its member firms have advised Telkom Indonesia on its acquisition of AP Teleguam Holdings, Inc. from Advantage Partners, a Japanese private equity firm that was represented by Kirkland & Ellis. Full Article|
|The search for consistencyIslamic finance today is booming, but could its progress be held back by inconsistencies in interpretations across jurisdictions, asks Raghavendra Verma Full Article|
|Spoilt for choiceThe Cayman Islands and the BVI, competing for the offshore Asian market, have their individual charms. Which one you choose depends on your specific requirements, says SERGIO HELD Full Article|
|In-House Focus: Singapore GCs on their evolving rolesIn our inaugural GC section, Alfred Romann speaks to two prominent General Counsel based in Singapore about some of the challenges they are facing regionally, and how their role is evolving as a result Full Article|
|Q&A with Tan Chong Huat, Managing Partner of RHTLawIn only about four years since its founding, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has shown itself to be one of the more progressive-minded law firms in the region. The affiliation with Taylor Wessing came fairly early on, but more recently the firm... Full Article|
|ALB Intellectual Property Rankings 2015 01 May 15 In our annual IP Rankings, ALB has researched and identified the leading firms for intellectual property in Asia.|
|Employer of Choice 2015 01 Apr 15 ALB’s annual Employer of Choice survey picks the best firms in Asia to work for. They include the Korean firms Bae, Kim & Lee, Kim & Chang and Yulchon; the Chinese firms Chance Bridge Partners, Guangda Law Firm and Hengdu...|
|ALB Power List 2015 01 Mar 15 ALB reveals Asia's most successful international and regional law firms, on the basis of their achievements at ALB's annual Law Awards events and Rankings reports.|