Hong Kong and Shanghai will link their stock exchanges on Nov. 17, in a move that will grant foreign investors unprecedented access to China's $3.9 trillion stock market.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Sullivan & Cromwell have secured advisory roles on Danone’s acquisition of a 25 percent stake, worth $550 million, in Yashili International Holdings.
China will set up a new anti-corruption bureau under its top prosecutor, a senior official said, in an attempt to streamline an aggressive campaign against graft.
China has issued further guidance to support and modernise its shipping industry, saying it would encourage mergers and private investment as well as develop its cruise industry.
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|Han Kun establishes HK officePRC law firm Han Kun Law Offices has opened an office in Hong Kong, its first outside mainland China, in association with Hong Kong firm Choy, Cheung & Co. Full Article|
|SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB Firms To Watch 2015ALB is spotlighting the Top 15 Firms To Watch in the coming year, and submissions are invited. So hurry and send them in! Full Article|
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|SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB CSR List 2015Submissions are now open for a brand-new ALB ranking: the ALB CSR List 2015, which seeks to showcase the most socially conscious legal organisations across Asia. Full Article|
|DCWA leads formation of ASEAN legal networkDacheng Wong Law Alliance, Chinese law firm Dacheng’s Singapore joint venture, has led the formation of a Southeast Asian legal network called the ASEAN Legal Alliance (ALA). Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of Nov. 24L&S appoints tax veteran as country head, Ashurst boosts Beijing and Singapore finance team, Mayer Brown promotes four to its partnership in Asia, and much more in our weekly Asia appointments roundup. Full Article|
|Private interestPrivate equity investments are continuing to flow into China, particularly in the TMT sector, and foreign funds are beginning to take on increasingly risky propositions, says Raghavendra Verma Full Article|
|ALB 2014 Client Choice Top 20As a service industry, legal is all about satisfying clients. The 2014 ALB China Client Choice Top 20 has identified the top lawyers across practice areas who are the most popular with clients in mainland China. Full Article|
|One foot in the doorNot long ago, offshore firms were primarily involved in PRC-focused transactions through structures set up by international investors to invest in China. Recently, however, large Chinese SOEs and private companies have begun investing around the world in Africa, the U.S... Full Article|
|Access grantedU.S. investment firms are readying the first line of exchange-traded funds designed to give American investors access to China’s swelling onshore bond market, which has been largely closed off to foreigners. Ashley Lau reports 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...|