Yuanda ends 13-year relationship with MWE, forms new alliance with Winston

BY Hu Yangxiaoxiao 胡阳潇潇 |

Shanghai-based Yuanda China Law Firm has ended its 13-year relationship with Chicago-headquartered McDermott Will & Emery (MWE), and entered into a new alliance with Winston & Strawn.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB Korea Law Awards 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

The annual ALB Korea Law Awards is now open for submissions! Returning for its 8th edition, the award ceremony continues to recognise distinctive contributions of private practitioners and in-house…

Q&A: Talking carve-out M&A deals [brought to you by TMF]

BY Asian Legal Business |

With COVID-19 hitting companies financially, firms are likely to undergo restructuring by offloading business units as they look to generate cash. This is expected to result in a growing number of…

FINALISTS REVEALED: ALB Japan Law Awards 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

The much-awaited ALB Japan Law Awards is returning for its 16th edition this year, on September 24 with an all new format of celebration – virtual awards ceremony. The annual celebration will…

Incisive Law Q&A: ‘A single Singapore law practice is the way forward’

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Ince’s Singapore office recently consolidated with its local alliance partner firm, Incisive Law. After announcing new senior appointments, the firm is intent on creating a stronger internal culture…

India’s Singh & Associates launches forensic consultancy with hire from Mazars

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Singh & Associates (S&A) has ventured into the financial crime space after establishing a forensic investigations and valuation group.

HK: Gall grows matrimonial practice with hire from Robertsons

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong boutique Gall has strengthened its family and matrimonial practice with the addition of Kajal Aswani as a partner from fellow local firm Robertsons.

Host of law firms collaborate to draft online arbitration protocol

BY Aparna Sai |

Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst, CMS, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells and Latham…

Nishimura acts as Sompo invests $500 mln in big data company Palantir

BY Aparna Sai |

Nishimura & Asahi has advised Japanese insurance company Sompo Holdings on its $500 million investment in Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies.

Indonesian Bankruptcy and PKPU Proceedings in a Time of Covid-19 [Brought to you by SSEK]

BY Denny Rahmansyah, Mahareksha Singh Dillon |

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more economic harm to Indonesia than the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008.