Skadden, Simpson Thacher, Dentons, Greenberg Traurig and Fried Frank have scored lead roles in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc’s sale of its flagship Waldorf Astoria New York hotel to Anbang Insurance...
The 2014 ALB Client Choice Top 20 is now open to in-house counsel and business professionals to nominate their favourite private practice lawyers in China.
Bright Food, China's second-largest food conglomerate, has agreed to buy a majority stake in Italian olive oil group Salov, which owns the Sagra and Filippo Berio brands.
The volume of China's outbound M&As fell in the first nine months of 2014, its first drop in three years, as state-owned firms turned cautious.
Avon Products Inc won the dismissal of a securities fraud lawsuit accusing it of concealing its inability to stop workers from bribing officials in China to win business there.
|Bird & Bird to merge with Truman Hoyle, open Australian officeBird & Bird has signed a merger agreement with Sydney-based law firm Truman Hoyle, with the move helping the U.K. firm to open its first Australian office. Full Article|
|China's M&A watchdog halves time taken to approve dealsChina's M&A watchdog is getting much faster at approving both domestic and foreign deals, cutting legal costs for companies and marking a shift in the outlook of a regulator that has been a thorn in the side of bankers since... Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Hogan Lovells strengthens its Vietnam presenceAlso, Kirkland & Ellis and Ashurst add new partners in Hong Kong in our weekly Asia appointments roundup. Full Article|
|Companies look for more fairness as China eyes legal reforms at key meetingChina is set to unveil key legal reforms this week that will try to limit the influence local officials have on court cases, a move being closely watched by company executives who hope it will make the legal system more... Full Article|
|ALB公布2014年中国客户首选律师20强作为一个服务性行业，法律服务的一切都是为了令客户满意。2014年ALB中国客户首选律师20强，评选出了中国大陆客户最为认可的顶级律师，覆盖各个执业领域。 Full Article|
|Bank of China bolsters balance sheet with $6.5 bln issueBank of China (BoC) on Thursday sold $6.5 billion worth of contingent capital, launching a landmark wave of fundraising by China's biggest banks as they strengthen their balance sheets to meet new global bank capital rules. Full Article|
|The evolution of offshore Offshore law firms are changing with the times, evolving to meet the needs of global businesses and the flow of capital that is both easier but also much more regulated. And although they still differentiate themselves from their onshore peers,... Full Article|
|Competition heats upChina’s crackdown on price-fixing and its increasing regulatory clout over international mergers and acquisitions is creating a hot new commodity in its legal industry: antitrust lawyers. Kanishk Verghese reports, with additional input from Denny Thomas of Reuters. Full Article|
|Opportunities from plightThe Yangtze River Delta (YRD) has recently been seeing increasing defaults and bad loans, which have further increased the credit risk for the region, especially for medium- and small-sized enterprises. Chen Dujuan talks to lawyers and in-house counsel of local... Full Article|
|New option New arbitration rules, tailored for the newly launched Shanghai FTZ and consistent with international standards, have taken effect since May this year. Although it will be some time before Shanghai can develop itself in a holistic manner, experts believe the... Full Article|
|CLB 2014 M&A Rankings 01 Sep 14 This year’s China M&A rankings is a mixture of the usual suspects and surprising new entrants. Fangda Partners, Haiwen & Partners, Han Kun Law Offices, Jun He Law Offices, King & Wood Mallesons and Zhong Lun Law Firm make the...|
|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...|
|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...|