Asian Legal Business has released the first in its series of quarterly M&A Reviews; reports which provide companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions.
Morrison & Foerster, Ashurst and Mori Hamada & Matsumoto are acting on Japanese trading house Itochu Corp’s $1 billion tie-up with Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group.
Asian Legal Business is proud to announce the latest addition to its Law Awards series in Asia: the Indonesia Law Awards, scheduled for Oct. 28 in central Jakarta.
Eversheds has hired Samuel Chau as a partner in the firm’s banking group in Hong Kong from Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and LKP Global Law are acting on Forbes ’ sale of a majority stake of its media business.
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