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With the COVID-19 pandemic moving meetings and job interviews online, it is no surprise that professional development has also adapted to meet these uncharted times.
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Morrison & Foerster has brought on board litigation expert Takahiro Nonaka as a partner in Tokyo from DLA Piper.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Hughes Hubbard & Reed have advised Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing and food delivery firm in Southeast Asia, on its agreement to merge with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp.
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Morrison & Foerster has welcomed corporate specialist Jeremy White as a partner in Tokyo from Baker McKenzie.

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Morrison & Foerster has added Chen Zhu as a partner in its investigations and white collar defence practice in Hong Kong from Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he was a counsel.
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King & Wood Mallesons has hired Jake Robson as an M&A partner in its Singapore office from Morrison & Foerster.
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Morrison & Foerster has represented Fujifilm Holdings on its $2.3 billion acquisition of Xerox Corporation’s stake in Fuji Xerox, with King & Spalding advising the seller.
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Norton Rose Fulbright has added corporate, M&A and securities lawyer Isamu “Sam” Inohara as a partner in the firm’s Tokyo office from Morrison & Foerster, where he spent more than 14 years.
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Morrison & Foerster has continued expanding in the Asian region after adding Nicholas Sheets as a partner in the firm’s private funds group in Hong Kong.
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Morrison & Foerster has appointed Jon Ornolfsson as a partner in the firm’s global project finance group in Singapore from Ashurst.