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SE Asia Deals: Week of Aug.31
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Majmudar & Partners and White & Case star in Anthem’s $54.2 billion purchase of Cigna Corp, Khaitan & Co and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advise on the NDA government’s $1.4 billion sale of a 10 percent stake... Full Article
The Macallan and ALB renew ties for the 2015 HK Law Awards
Asian Legal Business is pleased to announce that The Macallan will be the official event partner for the 14th annual The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015 Full Article
CC, WongP score roles in $1.1 bln Mitsubishi-Olam deal
Clifford Chance has advised Mitsubishi Corp on its acquisition of a 20 percent stake in Olam International for approximately $1.1 billion, with WongPartnership advising the issuer. Full Article
North Asia Deals: Week of Aug. 31
Shearman, W&C, Ince & Co on IPP project in Mongolia, Paul Hastings advises on sale of Hongjia Tower to Yuexiu REIT, and more in this week’s North Asia Deals table. Full Article
Asia Appointments: Week of Aug. 31
Baker Botts nabs trio from Jones Day in Greater China, Han Kun raids AllBright for eight Shanghai partners, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article
Han Kun raids Allbright Shanghai for 8 partners
Han Kun Law Offices has raided the Shanghai operation of AllBright Law Offices for eight partners, namely David Tang, James Miao, Andy Liao, Michael Mao, David Huang, Jun Li, Min Zhu and Will Huang. 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.