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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is advising Aquila Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) jointly established by CMB International and AAC Mgmt Holding, on its planned IPO in Hong Kong, with Linklaters advising the joint sponsors.
International disputes firm Peter & Kim has hired arbitration expert Seokchun Yun as a partner in Seoul from Kim & Chang.
Rita Ku, a former partner at Withers, has left to set up her own firm in Hong Kong. Rita Ku & Solicitors (RKS) specialises in family law.
Herbert Smith Freehills and China Commercial Law Firm have advised Chinese rare-earth permanent magnet producer JL Mag Rare-Earth on its $520 million secondary listing in Hong Kong, with Allen & Overy and Jingtian & Gongcheng advising the joint sponsors.
UK-headquartered Mishcon de Reya has hired five lawyers in Hong Kong from Howse Williams, including Kevin So as a partner. The quintet will join Karas, Mishcon’s associated firm in Hong Kong.
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