The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has opened a representative office in Shanghai
The ALB 2016 In-house Survey, which gauges the mood of in-house lawyers across Asia heading into the new year, offers respondents the chance to win an Apple Watch*.
Offshore law firm Harneys has set up a representative office in Shanghai, expanding its operations in Asia
Dentons and Chinese firm Dacheng Law Offices are on the cusp of finalising a merger with Australian firm Gadens and Rodyk & Davidson, Singapore’s oldest firm.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and Ropes & Gray have scored key advisory roles in the merger of the top two travel...
|GSK in China: escaping the shadow of a scandalGlaxoSmithKline Plc has cut 40 percent of its sales reps in China and axed some units as it eyes a return to growth in 2016, after sales plunged during a bribery scandal that landed it with a record $490 million fine in 2014. Full Article|
|Yingke, Memery Crystal ink exclusive cooperationBeijing-headquartered Yingke Law Firm has entered into an exclusive strategic alliance with London-based firm Memery Crystal. Full Article|
|Hong Kong's SCMP Group confirms approached about possible sale of media assetsSCMP Group Ltd, publisher of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, said it has been approached by a third party that is potentially interested in acquiring its media assets, days after reports that Alibaba's Jack Ma was in talks to... Full Article|
|China fines five phony Disney hotelsChina has fined five knock-off Disney hotels for infringing on the iconic U.S. entertainment company's trademarks, state-run Xinhua news agency said in the run-up to the opening of a Walt Disney Co theme park in Shanghai. Full Article|
|China police cracks $4.5 billion underground bankChinese police have busted an underground banking network that handled $4.5 billion worth of illegal transactions at Agricultural Bank of China Ltd alone, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Full Article|
|China securities body finds $166 billion error in CITIC Sec reportsCITIC Securities Co, China's biggest brokerage, overstated some of its financial derivatives by more than 1 trillion yuan ($166 billion) in monthly reports from April to September, the country's securities association said. Full Article|
|ALB China 2015 Top 15 IP Lawyers ALB has been focusing its attention on the IP legal sector and outstanding IP lawyers. In September this year, we completed a survey on IP lawyers and selected the top 15 attorneys... Full Article|
|Guangdong Free Trade Zone: Front and center in financial reformsAt the forefront of China’s financial reforms, Guangdong has gained much experience in system innovation. But at the same time, this province, which takes pride in innovation, faces fewer and fewer preferential policies. Full Article|
|Turbulence ahead Aviation talks between the U.S. and China have hit a stumbling block over airport access, report Fang Yan and Jeffrey Dastin. Also, China’s aviation boom is driving an airport-building frenzy. Full Article|
|M&A Rankings 2015Fangda, Haiwen, Han Kun, JunHe, KWM and Zhong Lun make Tier 1 of the China domestic list, Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Linklaters, Skadden and Weil Gotshal make the top echelon of the international equivalent. Full Article|
|ALB Asia TOP 50 Largest Law firms 19 Nov 15 Dacheng Law Offices, Beijing Yingke Law Firm, Zhong Yin Law Firm and DeHeng Law Offices are among the five largest law firms in Asia, apart from being the largest in China.|
|ALB 2015 China GC Survey 01 Nov 15 In the months of September and October, ALB sent out requests to more than 100 general counsel across the country inviting them to take part in a survey on the challenges they are facing, their relationships with external service providers|
|ALB China Top Female Lawyers 2015 20 Oct 15 After months of survey, ALB picked the top 15 based on their years of practice, major achievements, significant transactions and cases as well as other relevant information.|