Singapore’s Ministry of Law has announced it will extend its third-party funding framework as the city-state continues its push to stand out as a leading arbitration hub.
Indian law firm Khaitan & Co has acquired boutique Assentio Legal, which has offices in the southern cities of Chennai and Bengaluru.
Singapore Big Four law firm WongPartnership has launched a sustainability and responsible business practice. The practice will be jointly headed by partners Quak Fi Ling and Tiong Teck Wee.
Walmart Inc’s Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc have filed legal challenges against the resumption of an antitrust investigation into their business practices, according to sources and a legal filing viewed by Reuters.
Dentons has become embroiled in a multi-front legal battle with former partner and longtime Big Law China practitioner Jinshu (John) Zhang, according to federal court documents filed this week, after Zhang and the global mega-firm clashed over client fees.
Philippine authorities investigating the multi-billion dollar fraud at Germany’s Wirecard AG’s have filed criminal complaints against the payment firm’s former chief operating officer as well as others.
Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has urged SoftBank Group Corp shareholders to oppose the election of corporate lawyer Ken Siegel to the board of directors due to his professional ties with the Japanese conglomerate.
Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has launched Intelligent VIMA Solutions to automate and generate documents based on the Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (VIMA) suite based on Singapore law.
Across the legal industry, the ‘new normal’ after COVID-19 demands a relentless focus on mobility and security as lawyers shift towards a remote way of working. The time has come for law firms to speed up technology adoption and integrate it into the practice of law.
Thai Airways International's creditors have voted to approve the airline's restructuring plan, the flag carrier said on Wednesday, as it seeks to recover from financial problems suffered long before the coronavirus pandemic.
A Singapore court has approved a freeze on up to $3.5 billion of assets of the family behind collapsed Hin Leong Trading, boosting the prospect of debt recovery from the former oil trading empire that counts some of the world's biggest banks among its creditors.