Submissions are now open for the ALB Diversity List 2015, which seeks to showcase the most notable law firms and in-house legal teams across Asia practicing diversity and inclusion in...
Albar & Partners continued to dominate at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards, after collecting eight gongs at the second edition, twice its haul from last year.
Latham & Watkins and Sullivan & Cromwell have starred in Chinese automotive glass maker Fuyao Glass Industry Group’s $953 million IPO in Hong Kong, the largest offering in the city...
Nominations are now open for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards, with the winners being announced in a gala ceremony at the Ritz Carlton hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18.
Singapore’s Stamford Law Corporation has become the first law firm in the city-state to fully integrate with an international outfit, after entering into an agreement with Morgan Lewis & Bockius,...
|ALB hosts inaugural Malaysia IP conferenceALB hosts inaugural Malaysia IP conference Full Article|
|STB, Freshfields star in $2.5 bln integration of Alibaba’s online pharmacy operationsSimpson 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 to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for advice. Full Article|
|Sidley recruits M&A partner from O’Melveny & MyersSidley Austin has bolstered its M&A practice in China with the hire of partner Wendy Wenseng Pan from O’Melveny & Myers. Full Article|
|Anderson Mori swoops in for 50 Bingham lawyers in TokyoAnderson Mori & Tomotsune has brought about 50 lawyers from Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa on board in Tokyo, effective Apr. 1. Full Article|
|Bakers first intl law firm in Shanghai FTZ ‘joint operation’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 FenXun Partners was approved by the Ministry of Justice. Full Article|
|Commodity giants' Singapore trading hubs under fire in tax probesThe Singapore trading hubs of the world's largest commodity companies are coming under scrutiny from the governments of some resource-producing countries who say they suspect they are using units in the Southeast Asian financial centre to avoid tax. 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|
|Gathering momentumAfter a strong showing in 2014, Hong Kong’s IPO market is set to carry the momentum forward into 2015, with a strong pipeline of companies looking to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. On the liquidity front, the signs... Full Article|
|Japan IP: a boost for rights holdersAmendments to Japan’s intellectual property laws, which were passed in 2014, took effect on April 1 this year. Some marquee changes include the introduction of non-traditional trademarks and a new patent opposition system in Japan. Kanishk Verghese reports Full Article|
|Networking timeAs Asian law firms find their clients’ business increasingly moving across borders, a number are looking to find partners they can trust in different jurisdictions. This is bringing into increasing focus the role played by independent law firm networks in... Full Article|
|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.|
|Firms to Watch 2015 01 Feb 15 ALB's Firms to Watch 2015 list celebrates 10 law firms in Asia that may be small in size, but are certainly big in ambition.|