AZB & Partners has advised Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel on the acquisition of a 20 percent stake in its direct-to-home (DTH) television arm for $430 million from Lion Meadow Investment, an affiliate of U.S. private equity company Warburg Pincus.
Sidley Austin has expanded its corporate and finance practice in Hong Kong with the hire of capital markets specialist Dominic Tsun as a senior project manager.
HFW has grown its Singapore energy and resources practice with the addition of Dan Perera as a partner from Reed Smith.
Singapore’s RHTLaw has established a transportation and logistics industry group after hiring Piyush Gupta as a partner from Ince, where he was the firm’s aviation and competition head in the city-state.
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The new award underscores the global company’s success in becoming the world’s largest alternative legal services specialist and bridging gaps in legal talent and knowledge in the Asia Pacific region.
Tony Dongwook Kang, partner in charge of cross-border arbitration and litigation at Korea’s Bae, Kim & Lee, was recently named by ALB as one of Asia’s Top 15 Litigators. In this interview, he talks about his standout work, adapting to the impact of COVID-19, and how he goes the extra mile for clients.
In this new listing, ALB will pick the most highly recommended arbitration and litigation practitioners based permanently in the Asian region. The list will be published in the April issue of ALB Asia.
Chowdhary talks to ALB about why increased focus on corporate culture is critical in delivering long- term business success, how the ‘tone at the top’ embeds and operationalises the company’s culture, and the key initiatives that she has endeavoured to drive in her role.