We are now accepting submissions for the ALB 2015 Intellectual Property rankings .
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have scored advisory roles on the merger between two of China’s leading taxi-hailing apps, Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache,...
Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay China a fine of $975 million, the largest in the country's corporate history, ending a 14-month government investigation into anti-competitive practices.
King & Wood Mallesons will open an office in Singapore after being granted a foreign law practice licence by the Attorney General’s Chambers.
The partnership of China’s Dacheng Law Offices has reached an agreement with global law firm Dentons to merge, according to Li Shoushuang, managing partner of the Chinese firm, thus creating...
|China signals 'new normal' with lower annual growth targetChina on Thursday announced an economic growth target for this year of around 7 percent, signaling its lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century, and said it would increase government spending to support the slowing economy. Full Article|
|China investigates second top officer for graftChina is investigating a second former top military officer on suspicion of corruption, two independent sources told Reuters, as President Xi Jinping widens his campaign against deep-rooted graft in the country. Full Article|
|Citigroup-linked China broker plans $1.6 billion Shanghai IPOOrient Securities Company Limited, the joint venture partner of a Citigroup Inc unit, plans to raise 10 billion yuan ($1.59 billion) in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Shanghai stock exchange, the brokerage said on Mar. 2. Full Article|
|China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror lawChina's proposed anti-terrorism law will not affect the legitimate interests of technology firms, a top Chinese spokeswoman said Wednesday after U.S. President Barack Obama warned of its impact and demanded amendments. Full Article|
|China says NGOs need regulating for national security reasonsChina needs to better regulate foreign non-governmental organizations (NGO) operating in the country for national security reasons, an official said on Wednesday, as the government drafts a law that has unnerved many aid groups. Full Article|
|Call for submissions: ALB 2015 IP RankingsWe are now accepting submissions for the ALB 2015 Intellectual Property rankings. Full Article|
|Clamping down on corruptionCorruption has been a deep-rooted problem in Asia for many years. Local governments have tackled this issue with renewed vigour in recent years, and are fast developing and enforcing existing anti-corruption laws. Meanwhile, extraterritorial regulations from Europe and the U.S... Full Article|
|A piecemeal effortChina is set to publish a planning document aimed at improving its inefficient state-led firms, which will also result in a loosening of its grip on these firms. However, the question is whether these reforms, subject to the government’s enduring... Full Article|
|Seeking modernisationChina has published a set of guidelines to support and develop its shipping industry, as it looks to secure its supply chains and grows more assertive over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Brenda Goh reports, with additional contributions... Full Article|
|Splashing the cashChina plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and expand its clout in a freight system dominated by European shipping lines. Brenda Goh finds out more about President Xi... Full Article|
|ALB CSR List 2015 (China) 04 Feb 15 ALB has compiled law firms' work in the past 12 months and after a detailed research involving, among other parameters, comparisons of the social responsibilities firms have been shouldering, we are proud to present the top five firms on our list|
|ALB Firms to Watch 2015 (China) 26 Jan 15 Asian Legal Business has spotlighted the top five firms to watch in China for 2015|
|Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms 2014 01 Nov 14 This year, ALB has separated Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms list into two tables: Top 50 International Firms and Top 50 Asian Firms. The former table ranks Baker & McKenzie as the largest international firm by headcount in Asia,...|