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North Asia Deals: Week of Aug. 31
Shearman, W&C, Ince & Co on IPP project in Mongolia, Paul Hastings advises on sale of Hongjia Tower to Yuexiu REIT, and more in this week’s North Asia Deals table. Full Article
Asia Appointments: Week of Aug. 31
Baker Botts nabs trio from Jones Day in Greater China, Han Kun raids AllBright for eight Shanghai partners, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table. Full Article
Kejie’s adds two international M&A specialists
Kejie has hired Pascal Demko and Rupert Varnai as foreign legal counsels. The duo focus on mergers and acquisitions and investment. Full Article
Han Kun raids Allbright Shanghai for 8 partners
Han Kun Law Offices has raided the Shanghai operation of AllBright Law Offices for eight partners, namely David Tang, James Miao, Andy Liao, Michael Mao, David Huang, Jun Li, Min Zhu and Will Huang. Full Article
Baker Botts expands in Greater China with Jones Day HK raid
Baker Botts has hired Michael Arruda, Joanne Du and Phillip Georgiou as partners from Jones Day’s Hong Kong office. The trio will be based in Hong Kong and Beijing. Full Article
China's Focus Media aims to relist via Hedy acquisition
China's Focus Media Holding Ltd, a Carlyle-backed company that was delisted in the United States after short-seller attacks, aims to relist on the market through an acquisition by communications equipment maker Hedy Holdings. Full Article


Q&A with Fu Tong, GC Qihoo 360 Technology
Fu 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 reforms
Shanghai 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 advantages
As business booms across the Asia-Pacific region, the need for offshore financial centres is on the rise, finds Christopher Horton Full Article
Peak panic mode
China’s attempts to stave off a full-blown crash have included unleashing unprecedented emergency support measures, reports Alex Richardson Full Article

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