Bae, Kim & Lee, Kim & Chang and Yulchon are leading the shortlist of finalists for the 4th annual ALB Korea Law Awards, locked in a three-way tie with 14...
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan emerged as the biggest winner at the first-ever ALB Philippine Law Awards, securing victory in various categories including Philippine Law Firm of the Year, the...
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is acting for U.S.-based CIT Group on the $10 billion sale of its aircraft leasing business to Avolon Holdings, which turned to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer...
Ashurst has seen a raft of partner exits in the past few days, including Singapore managing partner Shaun Lascelles and former Hong Kong managing partner Lina Lee.
Mayer Brown JSM won three awards at The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016 on Sept. 9, including the coveted The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky Award Hong Kong...
|Asia Appointments: Week of October 24Bakers reshuffles Asia-Pacific senior leadership team, Ropes & Gray welcomes new partners and counsels, and many more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article|
|SG: CNP acts for investors in two local fintech startupsColin Ng & Partners (CNP) has advised an investment group keen on funding two Singapore financial technology or fintech startups, Planar Investments and Dragon Wealth. Full Article|
|Skadden, K&E star in $4.4 bln privatisation of China’s QunarKirkland & Ellis has represented Chinese online trip-booking company Qunar in its $4.4 billion merger with Ocean Management Holdings, which turned to Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom for legal advice. Full Article|
|Latham & Watkins sets up Seoul officeLatham & Watkins has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea, expanding its presence in Asia with its sixth branch in the region. Full Article|
|BKL, Kim & Chang, Yulchon lead noms for ALB Korea Law Awards 2016Bae, Kim & Lee, Kim & Chang and Yulchon are locked in a three-way tie for the 4th annual ALB Korea Law Awards, leading the shortlist of finalists with 14 nominations each (excluding deal categories). Full Article|
|Japan’s Nishimura & Asahi set to open in DubaiJapanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi will open a representative office in Dubai in December this year, after receiving a licence from the United Arab Emirates Free Zone. Full Article|
|A newfound patent passionThe popularity of IP litigation in Asia has soared of late, with jurisdictions such as China vastly increasing their role on the global stage. Though sectors such as pharmaceuticals have seen a drop over the past decade Full Article|
|Thailand: A green approachWith Thailand’s energy consumption set to jump by at least 75 percent over the next two decades, the country is growing concerned about its increasing dependence on imports. As a result, Thailand has set out ambitious plans for renewable energy... Full Article|
|Power in numbersEquity crowdfunding is rapidly gaining ground in Asia, but the region has yet to embrace it fully. Advanced financial hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong are taking a wait-and-watch approach Full Article|
|Corruption clampdownSouth Korea’s new anti-graft law, set to take effect in September, has resulted in backlash and caused significant controversy. It also has companies rushing to ensure compliance by educating staff and tightening their monitoring procedures, finds Chris Thomson. Full Article|
|ALB M&A Rankings 2016 16 Sep 16 ALB’s annual ranking of the best law firms for M&A in Asia includes Singh & Associates and Phoenix Legal in India; Hermawan Juniarto, Indrawan Darsyah Santoso, and Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo in Indonesia; Weerawong in Thailand; and LNT & Partners and...|
|Women in Law 16 Jun 16 In ALB’s annual celebration of Women in Asia’s legal profession, Dana Maclean profiles six key female lawyers who are making a mark in the industry and setting inspiring examples for others to follow.|
|ALB IP Rankings 2016 19 May 16 A mix of established heavyweights and up-and-comers make the ALB IP Rankings for 2016.|