Albar & Partners continued to dominate at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards, after collecting eight gongs at the second edition, twice its haul from last year.
Latham & Watkins and Sullivan & Cromwell have starred in Chinese automotive glass maker Fuyao Glass Industry Group’s $953 million IPO in Hong Kong, the largest offering in the city...
Nominations are now open for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards, with the winners being announced in a gala ceremony at the Ritz Carlton hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18.
Singapore’s Stamford Law Corporation has become the first law firm in the city-state to fully integrate with an international outfit, after entering into an agreement with Morgan Lewis & Bockius,...
The submission deadline for the ALB 2015 Intellectual Property Rankings is approaching.
|Malaysia's Amcorp and Singapore's Temasek sign 308 mln stg London property dealMalaysian real estate firm Amcorp Properties Bhd has entered into a subscription and shareholders' agreement with Singapore's Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd and two other parties for the purchase of two London properties for 308 million pounds. Full Article|
|Singapore port authority denies Iceberg Research claims on Noble unitSingapore's port authority has denied allegations of misconduct made by Iceberg Research against a subsidiary of commodities trader Noble Group, which is taking legal action against the arcane research group. Full Article|
|India's Dr Reddy's to buy some UCB brands for $128 millionIndia's second-largest drugmaker by sales, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, will buy some established brands of Belgian drugmaker UCB SA in South Asia for 8 billion rupees ($128.38 million), the company said. Full Article|
|Southeast Asia Deals: Week of Mar. 30Freshfields, WC&P advise Jardine Cycle on its partial acquisition of Siam City Cement, Norton Rose, Milbank, Cleary advise on Petronas’ sukuk issuance, and more in this week’s Southeast Asia Deals Table. Full Article|
|North Asia Deals: Week of Mar. 30Latham & Watkins, S&C act on Fuyao Glass’ Hong Kong IPO, Deacons advises Japanese pachinko-hall operator Niraku GC on its Hong Kong IPO, and more in this week’s North Asia Deals Table. Full Article|
|Freshfields hires energy and finance partner in HKFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has recruited finance and energy lawyer Thomas Ng from Linklaters as a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Full Article|
|The AEC approaches: Is Indonesia ready?The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is due to be established by the end of the year, which should encourage trade and attract investment into the region. The liberalisation and integration of ASEAN members’ capital markets has been a key focus... Full Article|
|Q&A with Justin Walkey, Chairman of Bird & Bird Asia PacificJustin Walkey, Chairman of Bird & Bird Asia Pacific, speaks to Kanishk Verghese about the firm’s key objectives in Asia, its growth strategy, and the challenges it faces in an increasingly competitive environment. Full Article|
|A Big Year In The OffingBookended by the formation of the SICC in the beginning, and the arrival of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end, 2015 is shaping up to be a promising year for arbitration in Singapore, finds Ed Lane Full Article|
|Lawyers neededThe rapid rise to prominence of Islamic finance has, on the flip side, exposed a shortage of both finance and legal professionals skilled in the field. Ranajit Dam finds out how law firms and institutions in Malaysia are working to... Full Article|
|ALB Power List 2015 01 Mar 15 ALB reveals Asia's most successful international and regional law firms, on the basis of their achievements at ALB's annual Law Awards events and Rankings reports.|
|Firms to Watch 2015 01 Feb 15 ALB's Firms to Watch 2015 list celebrates 10 law firms in Asia that may be small in size, but are certainly big in ambition.|
|ALB CSR List 2015 01 Jan 15 Asian Legal Business’ inaugural CSR List, apart from spotlighting 10 law firms in Asia doing notable work in that sphere, also highlights how important CSR is becoming to the legal industry in the region.|