Allen & Gledhill won big at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2016 in Singapore on May 20, scooping up seven gongs including SE Asia Deal Firm of the Year...
Nominations are now open for Asian Legal Business’ inaugural Philippines Law Awards, which will be announced at a gala dinner on the evening of July 22 in Manila.
Vinson & Elkins has opened an office in Taipei, its fourth in Asia and 16th worldwide.
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC) has named Sarah Grimmer as its new secretary general with the incumbent, Chiann Bao, set to move to private practice with Skadden, Arps,...
Australia's Clayton Utz has advised an international consortium led by private equity firms EMR Capital and Farallon Capital on a $775 million deal to secure a 95 percent stake in...
|S&C, A&O, Wachtell act on Bayer’s offer to acquire Monsanto for $62 blnSullivan & Cromwell is representing German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG in its offer to buy U.S. seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion in cash. Allen & Overy is advising Bayer on the financing of the transaction, while... Full Article|
|Milbank advises VietJet on $11.3 bln order for 100 Boeing planesMilbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet on its purchase of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200 jets worth $11.3 billion, making it the largest commercial aircraft order ever in Vietnam. Full Article|
|Indonesia president signs revised negative investment listA new presidential regulation on sectors closed or partially closed to foreign investment in Indonesia, or locally known as the negative investment list, has been signed, Azhar Lubis, an official with the country’s investment board said. Full Article|
|Kim & Chang draws flak for alleged involvement in Korea’s Oxy controversySouth Korea’s largest law firm Kim & Chang has come under the microscope for its supposed involvement in an alleged cover-up by its client, Oxy Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Korea. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of May 23Pinsent Masons adds two energy partners in Singapore, management changes at DFDL, K&L Gates boosts Taipei corporate practice, and much more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article|
|A&G triumphant at ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2016Allen & Gledhill won big at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2016 in Singapore on May 20, scooping up seven gongs including SE Asia Deal Firm of the Year and SE Asia Law Firm of the Year. Full Article|
|Offshore Client Choice List 2016Asian Legal Business surveyed clients to pick a group of 10 outstanding lawyers who make up its inaugural Offshore Client Choice list. Full Article|
|Tackling the cyber threatWith the proliferation of online attacks, inhouse counsel are becoming increasingly involved in their organisation’s cybersecurity, finds Pearl Liu Full Article|
|Powering up IndonesiaThe Southeast Asian country has declared its intention to ramp up its electricity generation, and the private sector is expected to be a key part of the process. While the government is striving to cut the red tape, work still... Full Article|
|An evolving marketIt’s been two years since Thailand’s junta came to power, and while transactional work has seen a drop of late, the country’s legal sector has remained generally stable. Ranajit Dam speaks to law firms about the kind of work that’s... Full Article|
|ALB IP Rankings 2016 19 May 16 A mix of established heavyweights and up-and-comers make the ALB IP Rankings for 2016.|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2016 18 Apr 16 The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled taking into account responses from more than 3,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as our own market knowledge.|
|Innovation List 2016 01 Mar 16 In its inaugural Innovation List, ALB names 10 firms across the Asian region that are using innovation to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.|