After Donald J. Trump beat the odds to win the 2016 United States presidential election and become the country’s 45th leader, Asian governments and companies are holding their breath as...
UK law firm Fieldfisher has entered the China market following a merger with the Beijing-based 12-partner firm JS Partners. As part of the merger, JS Partners will change its name...
The ALB 2017 In-House Survey offers respondents the chance to win a Fitbit Charge 2 fitness wristband.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is acting for U.S.-based CIT Group on the $10 billion sale of its aircraft leasing business to Avolon Holdings, which turned to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer...
Hogan Lovells has entered into a strategic alliance with Xiamen-headquartered Fujian Fidelity Law Firm in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
|North Asia Deals: Week of December 5Bakers and Sidley star in ABN AMRO's sale of its Asia and ME private banking biz to LGT, Skadden and Davis Polk on KongZhong’s $299 mln go-private deal, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of December 5SG-based PwC Legal opens with NRF and Ashurst hires, K&L Gates nabs corporate specialists from Links and Llinks, and many more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article|
|Linklaters leads on landmark North American panda bondLinklaters, Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault and China’s Jun He have advised the National Bank of Canada (NBC) on its issuance of a $517.7 million panda bond. Full Article|
|Shanghai: K&L lands partners from Links, LlinksK&L Gates has welcomed corporate partners Simon Poh and Amigo Xie in Shanghai from Linklaters and Llinks Law Offices, respectively. Full Article|
|BVI launches international arbitration centreThe British Virgin Islands (BVI) has launched its International Arbitration Centre (IAC), headed by John Beechey, former president of International Chamber of Commerce’s Court of Arbitration. Full Article|
|Skadden, KWM advise China’s Apex on $3.5 bln Lexmark buySkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and King & Wood Mallesons have advised Chinese ink cartridge chips manufacturer Apex Technology in its $3.5 billion acquisition of U.S. printer maker Lexmark International, which was represented by Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz. Full Article|
|Game onAs China’s sports industry takes off, the country is looking to upgrade its legal structure. However, lawyers say that there is still a way to go, reports Pearl Liu Full Article|
|Powering throughChina’s Belt And Road Initiative is set to benefit energy firms despite legal hurdles, find Carmen Ho and Pearl Liu. Full Article|
|A newfound patent passionThe popularity of IP litigation in Asia has soared of late, with jurisdictions such as China vastly increasing their role on the global stage. Though sectors such as pharmaceuticals have seen a drop over the past decade Full Article|
|The Haiwen Way: The pragmatism behind the accomplishmentsTwo of this year’s ALB China Law Awards, namely, China Deal of the Year and M&A Deal of the Year, went to Haiwen & Partners. Zhang Jiping, director of Haiwen Full Article|
|2016 ALB Fast 10 China’s Fastest Growing Firms 30 Sep 16 Year 2016 has witnessed the continued booming of Chinese law firms. Since June this year, ALB has been compiling statistics on the growth of firms over the past year, using data to back up the development and expansion stories of...|
|2016 ALB Client Choice Top 20 16 Sep 16 The 2016 “ALB Client Choice: Top 20 Lawyers Most Sought after in China” has identified lawyers who are the most popular with clients across practice areas in the Mainland.|
|ALB Top 15 Rising Lawyers 2016 27 Jul 16 In its annual rankings, ALB showcases 15 young lawyers from across China whose impressive career development points to their potential to make it big in the legal profession in the future.|