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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.
King & Wood Mallesons will open an office in Singapore after being granted a foreign law practice licence by the Attorney General’s Chambers.
The partnership of China’s Dacheng Law Offices has reached an agreement with global law firm Dentons to merge, according to Li Shoushuang, managing partner of the Chinese firm, thus creating...
|Norton Rose Fulbright, Jingtian & Gongcheng star in $5.5 bln China property deal Norton Rose Fulbright has scored key advisory role in the Hong Kong-listed China Overseas Land & Investment’s (COLI) recent acquisition of a property portfolio from China’s State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCECL) worth $5.5 billion. Full Article|
|Sidley Austin, Bakers star in Starbucks’ partnership with Taiwan's TingyiInternational law firms Sidley Austin and Baker & McKenzie have scored key advisory roles in Starbucks Corp’s recent tie-up with Tingyi Holding Corp, a major drink maker operating in mainland China. Full Article|
|Covington boosts employment practice in BeijingCovington & Burling has boosted its international employment practice in China with the recent hire of Grace Chen as an Of Counsel in its Beijing office. Full Article|
|EU imposes anti-dumping duties on stainless steel from China and TaiwanThe European Union will impose anti-dumping duties on imports of cold-rolled flat stainless steel from China and Taiwan, according to a notice in the EU's Official Journal. Full Article|
|Taiwan stock connect link with Singapore may be ready near year endPlans to link stock trading between Taiwan and Singapore will likely be completed toward the end of the year, rather than around July as previously estimated, a Taiwan stock exchange official said. Full Article|
|CC, Linklaters, Latham and JunHe on $7.7 bln Pirelli sale to ChemChinaClifford Chance, Linklaters and Latham & Watkins have scored key advisory roles on a $7.7 billion bid for Pirelli, the world’s fifth-largest tire maker, by a subsidiary of China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina). 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|
|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.|
|ALB Firms to Watch 2015 (China) 01 Jan 15 Asian Legal Business has spotlighted the top five firms to watch in China for 2015|