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.
|China's Wanda buys Ironman Triathlon owner for $650 millionDalian Wanda Group, headed by China's richest man, said it has bought the organizer of Ironman Triathlon races for $650 million, in a diversification push that the property developer said may involve another sports purchase by year-end. Full Article|
|China firm balks at $8.8 billion price tag for BOC bank unit saleChinese investment firm Yue Xiu has effectively pulled out of a deal to buy a unit of lender BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd, put off by the $8.8 billion asking price amid a sharp stock market downturn, people with knowledge... Full Article|
|Tech challenges, severed contracts cloud Hanergy's outlookHanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd (HTF), which is being probed by Hong Kong regulators after its stock suddenly plunged, will have to convince shareholders about its outlook after it cut ties with its parent, which last year alone bought... Full Article|
|China police, regulator target suspected violations of stock dealing rulesChina's securities market regulator and police are cracking down on suspected violations of stock dealing rules and the fabrication of trading information, the latest step in a slew of measures to clean up markets amid wild exchange gyrations. Full Article|
|China banking regulator issues guidance to bolster new Silk Road, regional developmentChina's banking regulator has issued new guidance aimed at supporting the country's so-called new Silk Road infrastructure initiative, along with regional development in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area and the Yangtze River economic corridor that includes Shanghai. Full Article|
|China securities regulator says to punish shareholders who illegally reduce stakesChina's securities regulator said it would severely punish shareholders who illegally reduce holdings in listed companies, and that it has started investigating 52 suspected cases. 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.|