Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 14th annual The Macallan Hong Kong Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong...
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...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Fangda Partners advised Alibaba Group Holding in its $4.6 billion investment in leading Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group
Submissions are now invited for ALB’s annual ranking of China’s top female lawyers.
Kirkland & Ellis and Clifford Chance have advised on state-owned China Railway Signal & Communications Corporation’s (CRSC) $1.4 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
|North Asia Deals: Week of Aug. 31Shearman, W&C, Ince & Co on IPP project in Mongolia, Paul Hastings advises on sale of Hongjia Tower to Yuexiu REIT, and more in this week’s North Asia Deals table. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of Aug. 31Baker Botts nabs trio from Jones Day in Greater China, Han Kun raids AllBright for eight Shanghai partners, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article|
|Kejie’s adds two international M&A specialistsKejie has hired Pascal Demko and Rupert Varnai as foreign legal counsels. The duo focus on mergers and acquisitions and investment. Full Article|
|Han Kun raids Allbright Shanghai for 8 partnersHan Kun Law Offices has raided the Shanghai operation of AllBright Law Offices for eight partners, namely David Tang, James Miao, Andy Liao, Michael Mao, David Huang, Jun Li, Min Zhu and Will Huang. Full Article|
|Baker Botts expands in Greater China with Jones Day HK raidBaker Botts has hired Michael Arruda, Joanne Du and Phillip Georgiou as partners from Jones Day’s Hong Kong office. The trio will be based in Hong Kong and Beijing. Full Article|
|China's Focus Media aims to relist via Hedy acquisitionChina's Focus Media Holding Ltd, a Carlyle-backed company that was delisted in the United States after short-seller attacks, aims to relist on the market through an acquisition by communications equipment maker Hedy Holdings. Full Article|
|Q&A with Fu Tong, GC Qihoo 360 TechnologyFu Tong, Qihoo 360 Technology’s battle-hardened general counsel, discusses her responsibilities, which go beyond the usual GC tasks, as well as the company’s persistent image of “always having trouble”, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in lawsuits like the much-talked... Full Article|
|Shanghai Report: Pioneering financial reformsShanghai has always been a pioneer in financial reforms. Standing at the forefront of both the capital and legal markets, Shanghai plans to inaugurate the much-anticipated strategic emerging enterprises board. Full Article|
|Offshore advantagesAs business booms across the Asia-Pacific region, the need for offshore financial centres is on the rise, finds Christopher Horton Full Article|
|Peak panic modeChina’s attempts to stave off a full-blown crash have included unleashing unprecedented emergency support measures, reports Alex Richardson Full Article|
|ALB China Fast 10 01 Aug 15 Showcasing the country’s fastest growing law firms|
|Top 15 Rising Lawyers 2015 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 01 Jun 15 ALB picks China’s leading General Counsel in its Top General Counsel Rankings 2015.|