Submissions are now open for the ALB Diversity List 2015, which seeks to showcase the most notable law firms and in-house legal teams across Asia practicing diversity and inclusion in...
Latham & Watkins and Sullivan & Cromwell have starred in Chinese automotive glass maker Fuyao Glass Industry Group’s $953 million IPO in Hong Kong, the largest offering in the city...
The submission deadline for the ALB 2015 Intellectual Property Rankings is approaching.
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.
|SunPower, Apple to build solar projects in ChinaSolar panel maker SunPower Corp said it would partner with Apple Inc to build two solar power projects in China's Sichuan province with total capacity of 40 megawatts. Full Article|
|STB, Freshfields star in $2.5 bln integration of Alibaba’s online pharmacy operationsSimpson Thacher & Bartlett is representing Alibaba Group Holding on the integration of its Tmall online pharmacy operations into Hong Kong-listed affiliate Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited, which has turned to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for advice. Full Article|
|Sidley recruits M&A partner from O’Melveny & MyersSidley Austin has bolstered its M&A practice in China with the hire of partner Wendy Wenseng Pan from O’Melveny & Myers. Full Article|
|Bakers first intl law firm in Shanghai FTZ ‘joint operation’Baker & McKenzie has become the first foreign law firm to enter into a ”joint operation” in China under Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) rules after its application with Beijing’s FenXun Partners was approved by the Ministry of Justice. Full Article|
|Dubai's financial court system seeking ties with ChinaThe court system in Dubai's financial free zone is seeking an agreement with Chinese courts on enforcing its judgements as trading ties between the two economies expand, a senior Dubai court official said. Full Article|
|Qatari banks, Southwest Securities plan Islamic finance venture in ChinaTwo Qatari banks and Chinese brokerage Southwest Securities signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a company handling Islamic finance deals in China, Qatar's central bank governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani said. Full Article|
|Breaking the habitChina is trying to ditch its coal addiction and reduce its energy intensity, find Chen Aizhu, Dominique Patton and Kathy Chen Full Article|
|A Fresh StartWith the release of its new rules, China’s CIETAC aims to put the ghosts of a bitter discord behind it. But will it succeed, asks Shangjing Li Full Article|
|Q&A with Peng Xuefeng, founder of Dacheng Law OfficesPeng Xuefeng, the founder of Dacheng Law Offices, speaks to Shangjing Li about how the merger with Dentons came about, issues that remain to be ironed out, and why more Chinese law firms should consider the merger route Full Article|
|Southern discomfortOnce one of China’s most promising cities for economic growth, Guangzhou has seen its star dim of late on the back of competition from the country’s other large cities. Shangjing Li finds out more Full Article|
|Employer of Choice 2015 - China's Best Law Firms to Work For 01 Apr 15 ALB’s annual survey of the best law firms to work for in China lists ten domestic and five international firms that were lauded by their employees – from the paralegal level right up to managing partner – on issues ranging...|
|China's Top 15 Litigators 01 Mar 15 As in previous years, ALB brings to its readers a list of the best lawyers in the country in the fields of civil, commercial and criminal litigation. The lawyers have been chosen on the basis their knowledge, skill and outstanding...|
|ALB Power List 2015 (China) 01 Feb 15 The ALB China Power List 2015 picks the most influential law firms in the country on the basis of work done, clients satisfied and talent acquired and retained.|