ALB proudly announces the winners of Shilton Sharpe Quarry Thomson Reuters ALB China Law Awards 2016.
Beijing-based Guantao Law Firm has formally announced that it is merging with Zhongmao Law Firm in Shanghai.
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has entered into a formal association with Chinese shipping firm Wintell & Co.
Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer has represented Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group on a $4.8 billion agreement to sell its residential property business in mainland China to China Overseas Land & Investment
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Jingcheng Tongda & Neal have advised Citigroup in the $3 billion sale of its minority stake in China Guangfa bank (CGB) to China...
|North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25DLA Piper, Eversheds, Deacons on Hypebeast’s Hong Kong IPO, Skadden, KWM, Wachtell on Apex’s $3.6 bln acquisition of U.S. printer maker Lexmark, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article|
|Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial closes $4.5 billion funding roundChina's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's affiliate Ant Financial Services Group has closed a $4.5 billion funding round, paving the way for a long-expected initial public offering (IPO). Full Article|
|In bold move, U.S. Steel launches campaign to stop China importsU.S. Steel Corp has launched a campaign to prevent imports from China's largest steel producers, it said, the boldest step yet by a U.S. company as a trade brawl with the world's largest steel producer escalates. Full Article|
|China proposes revisions to controversial draft NGO lawChina is set to pass a law governing foreign non-government organizations, after state media said legislators recommended it be put to a vote following adjustments to some provisions criticized by foreign governments and civil society groups. Full Article|
|China expected to see $538 billion capital exodus in 2016, IIF saysGlobal investors are expected to pull $538 billion out of China's slowing economy in 2016, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) estimated, although the pace of outflows has dropped. Full Article|
|Orrick, Skadden, Han Kun, PacGate on JD Daojia-Dada Nexus mergerOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and PacGate Law Group have advised JD Daojia on its agreement to merge with Dada Nexus, which turned to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Han Kun Law offices for counsel. Full Article|
|Backdoor listing boomThe pending status and lingering doubts about the registrationbased IPO system as well as Shanghai’s new technology-focused board are likely to trigger dismay. But despite these developments, a boom in China’s backdoor listing has quickly emerged, reports Li Shangjing Full Article|
|Wu Mingde of Allbright Law Offices: Corporate structure not the future for law firms in ChinaWu Mingde, Allbright’s managing director, talks to ALB China’s Li Shangjing. Full Article|
|Promulgation of the charity law: an imperfect milestoneChina’s charity law was finally passed after being in the works for a decade. The law, while imperfect, marks an important milestone. Li Shangjing reports. Full Article|
|West China report: Chengdu and ChongqingIn the face of competition, how should local law firms in Chengdu and Chongqing pursue a suitable development path? What are the opportunities in the legal markets of these thriving cities? Li Shangjing reports. Full Article|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2016 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 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...|
|ALB China’s Top 15 Litigators 2016 22 Feb 16 The trial strategies, eloquence and resourcefulness of litigators are always a sight to behold. The nature of their work allows litigators to showcase their charisma, unlike their non-litigation peers.|