Research for the ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms Rankings is now underway.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Citigroup stood out among the crowd at The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards on Sep. 5, taking some of the most coveted awards home.
Nishimura & Asahi (N&A) is expanding into Indonesia by establishing an associate office with Rosetini & Partners, a domestic firm that has advised Japanese companies in Indonesia.
Kirkland & Ellis and Sullivan & Cromwell have advised CITIC Securities International and Goldman Sachs (U.S.), respectively on their investments in Huarong Asset Management.
India's antitrust regulator has said that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has agreed that the $3.2 billion acquisition of Ranbaxy Laboratories could hurt competition.
|ArcelorMittal, Gerdau to sell U.S. joint venture to NucorArcelorMittal and Gerdau said on Monday they were selling their Gallatin Steel U.S. joint venture to Nucor Corp for $770 million. Full Article|
|Japan's J Trust set to buy Indonesia's Bank MutiaraJapanese finance company J Trust Co Ltd is set to buy Indonesia's PT Bank Mutiara Tbk to tap rising demand for retail finance in Southeast Asia's largest economy. Full Article|
|A&O, CC feature in $916 mln Laos hydropower projectAllen & Overy has advised Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company, a consortium formed by Japan’s Kansai power, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and the Lao Holding State Enterprise, on a $916 million hydropower project on Laos’ Nam Ngiep river. Full Article|
|OMM nabs dispute partner from KWM in HKO’Melveny & Myers has hired disputes and resolution partner Denis Brock from King & Wood Mallesons in Hong Kong. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: K&E nabs 2 partners from Hogan LovellsAlso, OMM hires disputes partner from KWM in HK, Hogan Lovells adds corporate partner from K&E, Wilson Sonsini grows its capital markets and M&A team in Beijing, and much more in our weekly Asia appointments spotlight. Full Article|
|Call for Submissions: ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms RankingsResearch for the ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms Rankings is now underway. So hurry and send in your submission by Sep. 22, 2014 (Monday). Full Article|
|Growing optimismIndia’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has infused optimism in the country’s business environment prompting foreign investors to reconsider the country’s prospects and revive their shelved projects. Sensing the upbeat mood, Indian law firms too are expanding faster than ever... Full Article|
|A booster shot for Islamic financeIslamic finance in Indonesia is still the ‘step child’ of the country’s banking sector, even with the country’s population of 210 million Muslims. Yet with Jokowi coming on as president in October, and a new blueprint from the Ministry of... Full Article|
|Journeying abroadWith growth grinding to a halt at home, more Japanese companies are expected to follow the likes of Suntory Holdings in acquiring companies overseas to gain a foothold in faster-growing markets. The country’s banks and government agencies, awash with cash,... Full Article|
|Constitutional Court of Korea to host WCCJ’s 3rd CongressThe world’s top leaders of Constitutional Courts are to assemble in Seoul to attend the 3rd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ) scheduled for Sep. 28 to Oct. 1, 2014. The topic of the Congress will be... Full Article|
|ALB M&A Review: 1H 2014 deals surge on optimistic outlook 24 Jul 14 This detailed report, the first in a series of Asia-Pacific M&A Reviews, provides companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions. Click the Buy Now button below to purchase the report at the special launch price...|
|Arbitration in Asia: The next generation? 01 Jul 14 Arbitration is becoming an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution in Asia, with Hong Kong and Singapore long viewed as the go-to destinations in the region. But now, other regional players like the KLRCA are making great strides towards becoming...|
|Practical Law China’s 2014 Governing Law survey 13 Jun 14 Chinese and foreign companies are increasingly seeking the help of external counsel to understand what governing law is standard for the different cross-border deals they are involved in. Practical Law China’s 2014 governing law survey gives them a clearer picture...|