Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18.
The two new law firms created out of the legacy Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. – once India’s largest firm – have started business as Shardul...
Allen & Gledhill and Rajah & Tann lead the nominations for the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2015, with each receiving 15 nods, including for Singapore Deal Firm of the Year.
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...
Simpson 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...
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|ALB Japan Law Awards 2015: Finalists revealedAsian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18. Full Article|
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