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...
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...
|U.S. law firm Scott Warmuth opens in BeijingThe U.S.-based Law Offices of Scott Warmuth has launched an office in Beijing to serve an increasing client demand from China. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of Aug 3Ashurst adds infrastructure partner in Singapore, Morrison & Foerster nabs disputes team from Winston & Strawn in HK, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article|
|Deadline approaching for ALB M&A Rankings 2015We are still accepting submissions for the ALB M&A Rankings 2015. The deadline for submission is Monday, August 10, 2015. Full Article|
|Uber to invest $1 billion in India in next 9 monthsUber Technologies Inc will invest $1 billion in India in the next nine months as the online ride hailing company is bullish on the Indian market. Full Article|
|Davis Polk, Freshfields on CICC’s planned $1 bln HK IPODavis Polk 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. Full Article|
|SE Asia Deals: Week of July 27Khaitan & Co acts on the sale of IL&FS Milestone and Hindustan Construction Company’s stake in VCCPL to Blackstone, Allen & Gledhill guides East Coast (Cecil) Invesment on the divestment of an office building, WongPartnership advises on the establishment of... 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...|