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Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.
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Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst, CMS, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells and Latham & Watkins have combined to develop a draft protocol to help deliver a globally consistent online case management approach platforms for conducting international arbitration.
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Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has recruited restructuring specialist Shaun Langhorne as a partner in the firm’s Singapore office from Hogan Lovells.
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Hogan Lovells and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised social media giant Facebook on its $5.7 billion purchase of a 9.9 percent stake in Jio Platforms, the digital arm of India’s Reliance Industries, which was represented by Davis Polk & Wardwell and AZB & Partners.
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Latham & Watkins has added M&A and investments specialist Mark Cooper as a partner in Singapore from Hogan Lovells.
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Hogan Lovells is set to welcome back Laurence Davidson as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice in Hong Kong from Chinese investment conglomerate HNA Group, where he was a senior counsel.
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U.S. law firm White & Case has strengthened its banking practice in Singapore after hiring Alexander McMyn as a partner from Hogan Lovells.
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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Hogan Lovells have advised U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials on its agreement to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, with Nishimura & Asahi and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett counselling the sellers.
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Offshore firm Harneys has continued growing its Hong Kong office after hiring Yin Xu as investment funds and corporate partner from rival Walkers, and Charles Clayton-Payne as banking and finance partner from Hogan Lovells in Singapore.
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Dentons has continued to expand its disputes team in Hong Kong after hiring litigator Allan Leung as a partner from Hogan Lovells, where he spent more than 25 years.