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KWM, Davis Polk, Haiwen on China auto industry’s first offshore green bond
Davis Polk & Wardwell and Haiwen & Partners have advised automobile company Zhejiang Geely Holding Group on the issuance of $400 million offshore green bond, the first ever from China’s auto industry. Full Article
DLA, Haiwen act on Good Doctor app’s $500 mln Series A funding
DLA Piper has represented Ping An Good Doctor, a medical service mobile app owned by China’s Ping An Insurance Group, on its $500 million Series A financing. Haiwen acted as PRC counsel to Good Doctor. Full Article
MWE, MWE China expand forensic China data centre
McDermott Will & Emery and its Chinese partner, MWE China Law Offices, are expanding their forensic MWE China Data Centre (CDC) to provide advanced legal and forensic technology services. Full Article
North Asia Deals: Week of May 23
Norton Rose guides Sang (Siu Po) International on its Hong Kong IPO, DeHeng, Latham, Pillsbury act on Mattson Tech’s $300 mln merger with Beijing E-Town Dragon, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article
W&C, Paul Hastings act on FGC’s $752 mln offer for German chipmaker
Paul Hastings and German law firm Glade Michel Wirtz are representing China’s Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund on its offer to buy semiconductor manufacturer Aixtron for about 670 million euros ($752 million) Full Article
'China's Fedex' takes backdoor route to $6.6 bln listing
Giant Chinese courier company SF Holdings (Group) has struck a 43.3 billion yuan ($6.6 billion) deal with a little-known metals company that effectively gives the firm known as 'China's Fedex' a backdoor route to a listing on the Shenzhen stock market. Full Article


GC Interview: Heyi Group’s Pan Baiyu
Youku Tudou was officially renamed the “Heyi Group” in August 2015. Heyi Group’s general counsel Pan Baiyu shares his insights with Shangjing Li Full Article
Private Equity: The rules tighten
A comprehensive adjustment of regulatory thinking with respect to privately offered funds has been unveiled, shifting the emphasis from industry self-regulation to supervision and risk prevention. Shangjing Li reports. Full Article
The cyber threat
Governments and companies alike are facing a thrilling yet increasingly daunting cyber world today. Particularly in Asia, businesses are struggling to keep up with the fast-evolving threat of cybercrime. Kanishk Verghese reports Full Article
Offshore Client Choice List 2016
Asian Legal Business surveyed clients to pick a group of 10 outstanding lawyers who make up its inaugural Offshore Client Choice list. Full Article

Special Reports

ALB China IP Ranking 2016
By ALB | 19 May 16
This year’s IP rankings for China includes a mix of established heavyweights and up-and-coming contenders, including Long An, Hiways, CCPIT, DeHeng, Chang Tsi, Hengdu and GoldenGate.
ALB Employer of Choice 2016
By ALB | 20 Apr 16
The ALB China Employer of Choice 2016 list was compiled taking into account responses from more than a thousand law firm employees across China, ranging from managing partners to support staff.
ALB China Power List 2016
By ALB | 21 Mar 16
ALB China’s Power List 2016 is an overall ranking based on the awards and nominations at ALB China Law Awards 2015 and the awards at ALB’s monthly rankings lists in the same year. The ten firms and ten lawyers on...