Submissions are now open for a brand-new ALB ranking: the ALB CSR List 2015, which seeks to showcase the most socially conscious legal organisations across Asia.
Hong Kong and Shanghai will link their stock exchanges on Nov. 17, in a move that will grant foreign investors unprecedented access to China's $3.9 trillion stock market.
Debevoise & Plimpton has bolstered its white-collar crime and regulatory offering in Asia with the hire of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Asia managing partner Mark Johnson in Hong Kong.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Sullivan & Cromwell have secured advisory roles on Danone’s acquisition of a 25 percent stake, worth $550 million, in Yashili International Holdings.
Osborne Clarke (OC) has formed a best friend relationship with Indian start-up BTG Legal, founded by Prashant Mara, the former co-head of its India Group.
|SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB Firms To Watch 2015ALB is spotlighting the Top 15 Firms To Watch in the coming year, and submissions are invited. So hurry and send them in! Full Article|
|SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB CSR List 2015Submissions are now open for a brand-new ALB ranking: the ALB CSR List 2015, which seeks to showcase the most socially conscious legal organisations across Asia. Full Article|
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|Kochhar & Co. opens Dubai office; acquires full UAE practise licenceIndian law firm Kochhar & Co. has opened an independent office in Dubai, after procuring a licence from the Dubai Legal Affairs Department of the Ruler's office to practise local law in the UAE. Full Article|
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|‘Jokowi has to empower the private sector’Andre Rahadian, senior partner at Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners, talks to Ranajit Dam about the expectations from Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s new president, and the challenges he will face in the near future. Full Article|
|‘The focus is on the steady growth we already have’Alastair Henderson, Herbert Smith Freehills’ new Southeast Asia chief, talks to Ranajit Dam about the firm’s strengths in the region, his plans moving forward, and how he wants to make region ‘the firm's greatest success story.’ Full Article|
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