Davis Polk & Wardwell is representing China’s oldest investment bank, China International Capital Corporation (CICC), on its planned Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion.
Baker & McKenzie and Debevoise & Plimpton are advising on Japan’s Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co’s purchase of U.S.-based StanCorp Financial Group Inc for $5 billion, the latest in a...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is advising Japanese media group Nikkei on its £844 ($1.3 billion) purchase of the Financial Times from Britain’s Pearson, which turned to Freshfields Bruckhaus...
Morrison & Foerster is advising Singapore-listed Global Logistic Properties Ltd (GLP) on its plans to set up its second China-focused logistics infrastructure fund, with the aim of investing up to...
Each year, hundreds of lawyers from Asia Pacific countries such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia, decide to qualify as English solicitors, and become dual-qualified...
|Latham advises India’s Adani on U.S. dollar bondLatham & Watkins has represented Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), India's largest private developer and operator of ports and related infrastructure, on its offering of $650 million 3.5% senior notes due 2020. Full Article|
|North Asia Deals: Week of Aug. 3Davis Polk and Freshfields on CICC’s planned Hong Kong IPO, MoFo advises GLP on its purchase of a U.S. logistics portfolio from Industrial Income Trust, DLA and Weil Gotshal feature on HNA Group’s acquisition of Swissport from PAI Partners, and... Full Article|
|Mah-Kamariyah, KAAP, HSF on Sunway Construction IPOMah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh has advised Malaysia's Sunway Construction Group on its 478.4 million ringgit ($125 million) initial public offering, the country’s second-biggest listing so far this year. Full Article|
|Tilleke opens Phnom Penh officeTilleke & Gibbins has opened an office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The office currently has four lawyers, led by partner John E. King, and will be supported by Tilleke’s Bangkok team. Full Article|
|Ashurst hires A&O Jakarta partnerAshurst has hired Andrew Digges as partner in its resources and infrastructure team in Singapore from Ginting & Reksodiputro, Allen & Overy’s associated office in Indonesia. Full Article|
|Weil, DLA on HNA Group’s $2.8 bln acquisition of SwissportWeil, Gotshal & Manges and DLA Piper have advised on HNA Group’s agreement to buy airport luggage handler Swissport International from European private equity firm PAI Partners for $2.81 billion. Full Article|
|Getting ready for the AECAs the ASEAN Economic Community moves towards becoming a reality, how are member-states preparing for it? What do companies need to do to get involved, and what kind of advice are lawyers providing? Ranajit Dam investigates Full Article|
|Nobody’s safeThink you’re exempt from regulatory scrutiny because you’re not a bank? Well, you can think again, says Christopher Horton Full Article|
|Taiwan: Sweeping reformsAntitrust law enforcement activity is on the rise in Asia, as local authorities seek to clamp down on anti-competitive behaviour. This is also true in Taiwan, where a recent amendment to its Fair Trade Act laid out a new path... Full Article|
|How to Become an English Solicitor in Just a Few MonthsEach year, hundreds of lawyers from Asia Pacific countries such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia, decide to qualify as English solicitors, and become dual-qualified lawyers. What motivates them to do this? Full Article|
|Women in law 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 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...|