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Davis Polk, Freshfields on CICC’s planned $1 bln HK IPO
Davis Polk is representing China’s oldest investment bank, China International Capital Corporation (CICC), on its planned Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion. Full Article
As China stocks dive, global investors worry more about yuan
While local Chinese fret over the bursting of the Shanghai stock bubble, global investors are more worried about the yuan currency which once seemed destined to rise inexorably. Full Article
China securities regulator investigates AVIC unit over share sales
AVIC Capital Co Ltd , controlled by a Chinese state-owned aerospace and defense company, said that China's securities regulator is investigating its unit, as officials probe sharp losses on the stock market. Full Article
China's GSR Capital launching $5 bln fund for global tech deals
Chinese investment firm GSR Capital is launching a $5 billion fund to invest in global technology companies, counting on huge demand at home to create economies of scale in pharmaceuticals, energy saving and mobile phone technology. Full Article
Chinese securities regulator says to continue to buy stocks
China's top securities regulator, China Securities Regulatory Commission, said that China Securities Finance Corp Ltd would continue to buy shares to stabilize the stock market. Full Article
Submissions are now invited for ALB’s annual ranking of China’s top female lawyers. Full Article


How to Become an English Solicitor in Just a Few Months
Each year, hundreds of lawyers from Asia Pacific countries such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia, decide to qualify as English solicitors, and become dual-qualified lawyers. What motivates them to do this? Full Article
Peak panic mode
China’s attempts to stave off a full-blown crash have included unleashing unprecedented emergency support measures, reports Alex Richardson Full Article
Wanda’s Fashion
Dalian Wanda Group, China’s biggest real estate developer, is no longer interested in just being a developer. Its high-profile steps in the past six months are a convincing indicator that the conglomerate is moving elsewhere. How risky is its quasi-REITs... Full Article
Western promises
West China, a relatively low-key region compared to the more affluent eastern areas, has been in the spotlight in the past 12 months. Internationally, it has greatly strengthened its economic ties with neighboring countries like India and Pakistan. Domestically, double-digit... Full Article

Special Reports

Top 15 Rising Lawyers 2015
By Marian Ma | 01 Jul 15
ALB China showcases 15 ambitious young lawyers across China who have appeared on our radar because of their potential to become the next power players in the legal industry. Their growing record of achievements, coupled with their expanding client portfolio,...
ALB 2015 China’s Top General Counsel
By Marian Ma | 01 Jun 15
ALB picks China’s leading General Counsel in its Top General Counsel Rankings 2015.
ALB China IP 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 China. Written by Maricel Estavillo.