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Gibson Dunn hires arbitration partner from Orrick in HK
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired arbitration specialist Robert Pé as a partner in Hong Kong from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Full Article
Reliance counsel joins Khaitan as partner in Mumbai
Khaitan & Co has hired Rahul Dutt as a partner in its Mumbai office from Reliance Industries, where he was an in-house counsel. Full Article
W&C relocates Paris arbitration partner to Singapore
White & Case has moved Paris arbitration partner Matthew Secomb to its Singapore office. Full Article
Weil loses two PE/M&A lawyers to OMM, Ropes & Gray
Weil, Gotshal & Manges lawyers Anthony Wang and Daniel Yeh have exited the firm to join O'Melveny & Myers in the U.S. and Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office, respectively, as partners. Full Article
Shearman, Ince, W&C star in $1.5 bln Mongolia IPP
Shearman & Sterling is representing a consortium involved in the development of the $1.5 billion CHP5 independent power producer (IPP) project, the first coal-fired IPP project in Mongolia, with Ince & Co advising Mongolia and White & Case representing the banks. Full Article
Bakers veteran returns as Myanmar MD
Baker & McKenzie has welcomed back John Hancock, a former partner, chairman of the firm’s Bangkok office, and Asia-Pacific chairman, as the managing director of its Yangon office. Full Article


A resurgent Japan?
Japanese companies are actively shopping for acquisitions abroad to foster future growth, while at home, the IPO market is poised to raise in excess of $17 billion this year, and reforms are expected to boost investor confidence. Kanishk Verghese reports Full Article
‘We must be the go-to firm’
Shardul Shroff, executive chairman of Shardul Amarchand, speaks to Ranajit Dam about the transition from the legacy Amarchand Mangaldas, his vision for the firm, and how it is looking to attract and retain the best talent as the war for... Full Article
Clearing house
As Asian countries roll out or step up their anti-corruption efforts, what should companies do to ensure compliance and sidestep potential minefields? Eileen C.Ang finds out Full Article
'It makes sense to expand our business presence'
Sky (Sih Kyoung) Yang, senior partner, and Matthew Christensen, senior foreign attorney at Korean firm Bae, Kim & Lee, speak to Kanishk Verghese about the firm’s recent expansion in Asia and the Middle East Full Article

Special Reports

Asia In-House 25
By ALB | 01 Aug 15
The inaugural ALB In-House 25 showcases the fine work that in-house teams are doing across the region. The In-House 25 was selected on the basis of submissions from in-house teams, wins at ALB’s various law awards across Asia, and also...
Women in law
By Dana MacLean | 01 Jun 15
Female in-house counsel and law firm partners across Asia tell Dana MacLean about how they juggle multiple roles as mothers, wives, lawyers and managers, and the skills it takes to rise through the ranks and stay.
ALB Intellectual Property Rankings 2015
By Maricel Estavillo | 01 May 15
In our annual IP Rankings, ALB has researched and identified the leading firms for intellectual property in Asia.