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Brookfield buys into Indian infrastructure with road and power deal
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management made its first significant investment in Indian infrastructure, buying six road and three power projects on from India's Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited. Full Article
Competition Commission of India accuses Google of abusing search dominance
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has accused Google Inc of abusing its dominant position in online search, people with knowledge of the matter said, which if proven could force the U.S. company to alter its practices in a key... Full Article
Japan's Ajinomoto could spend up to $1.7 billion on M&A by end-FY2016
Japan's Ajinomoto Co Inc could spend up to $1.7 billion for acquisitions and alliances by the end of the next fiscal year, its president said, as the company hunts for deals to help it grow into a top-10 global food... Full Article
Ageas to sell Hong Kong unit to China's JD Capital for $1.4 billion
Ageas has agreed to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit to a China-based asset manager JD Capital for HK$10.7 billion ($1.4 billion), the Belgian insurer said in a statement, exiting a business it acquired eight years ago. Full Article
Gibson Dunn hires arbitration partner from Orrick in HK
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired arbitration specialist Robert Pé as a partner in Hong Kong from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Full Article
Reliance counsel joins Khaitan as partner in Mumbai
Khaitan & Co has hired Rahul Dutt as a partner in its Mumbai office from Reliance Industries, where he was an in-house counsel. 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.