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.
Research for the ALB 2014 Top 50 Largest Law Firms Rankings is now underway.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has advised Alibaba Group Holdings on its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, which raised a whopping $21.8 billion.
China fined GlaxoSmithKline Plc a record 3 billion yuan ($489 million) for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs, underlining the risks of doing business there while also ending...
Davis Polk & Wardwell, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, King & Wood Mallesons and Han Kun Law Offices scored leading roles on CAR Inc’s IPO on the Hong Kong...
|Asia Appointments: Exodus continues at BinghamAlso, Withers strengthens Hong Kong corporate and wealth planning teams, Ince & Co gets new Dubai managing partner, and much more in our weekly Asia appointments spotlight. Full Article|
|Chinese e-cigarette maker Kimree files for U.S. IPOChinese e-cigarette maker Kimree Inc filed to list its shares in the United States at a time when e-cigarette companies are finding it harder to raise capital amid rising competition and increasing regulatory oversight. Full Article|
|Alibaba pays $459 mln for stake in Chinese hotel tech companyAlibaba Group Holding Ltd, in its first big investment since raising $25 billion in a record-breaking New York initial public offering, has bought 15 percent of Chinese hospitality technology provider Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co Ltd for 2.81 billion yuan ($458.66 million). Full Article|
|Submissions open: ALB 2014 Top In-House Teams in ChinaShowcase your team’s achievements and contributions and win the highly esteemed ALB 2014 Top In-House team in China award! Full Article|
|开始报名：2013年度ALB中国最佳公司法务团队展示您团队的成就与贡献，赢得深受尊重的2013年度ALB中国最佳公司法务团队大奖！ Full Article|
|Taiwan probes Xiaomi on cyber securityThe Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc, China's leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months. 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...|