Amid all this uncertainty and instability, what is the legal industry in Asia doing to prepare itself and its clients for Brexit’s fallout? ALB talks to lawyers to gain insights...
Submissions are now open for ALB Asia’s 40 Under 40 list, which profiles the brightest young legal minds in the region.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune edged out the competition at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2016, collecting six gongs, including Japan Deal Firm of the Year, Japan Law Firm of the...
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has announced that it will match the new “Cravath scale” across its Asia offices, to go with its offices in other parts of the world.
Asian Legal Business is pleased to announce that research for the ALB M&A Rankings 2016 is now underway.
|RHTLaw, Vietnam’s PBC Partners to mergeSingapore’s RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has announced that it will be formally merging with Vietnam’s PBC Partners, a firm it has had an alliance with since 2014 as a part of its ASEAN Plus regional network. Full Article|
|Mayer Brown JSM counsels IFC investment in $830 mln Indo ammonia projectMayer Brown JSM, Shearn Delamore & Co, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro and Singapore’s Shook Lin & Bok have advised International Finance Corporation (IFC) on its investment in an $830 million greenfield ammonia plant in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Full Article|
|Nominations Open: The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016Nominations are now open for the The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016. Now on its 15th year, the event will be held on Friday, September 9, at the Conrad Hong Kong. Full Article|
|Litigation funder launches “Accelerator” to help law firms make more moneyCommercial litigation funding firm Bentham IMF has created an interactive tool called “Accelerator” that is designed to help law firms improve their financial performance through additional funding for litigation matters. Full Article|
|Law firms see short-term opportunity, long-term peril in BrexitAs the reality of Britain's vote to exit the European Union sank in, international law firms began sending out emails, warning actual and potential clients of issues that could arise due to "Brexit." Full Article|
|Hogan Lovells: A renewed look at IndonesiaA few weeks into its new Indonesia tie-up, partners of the firm speak to ALB about its plans for growth and expansion in the country. Full Article|
|ALB 2016 Diversity listThe list highlights ten law firms in Asia are promoting a more inclusive workplace. Write-up by Dana MacLean Full Article|
|Distant sheltersAsian shipping lines hit by crisis are looking to file for bankruptcy in jurisdictions outside the region, finds Sergio Held Full Article|
|A balancing actAs data protection laws proliferate across the Asian region, general counsel must be savvy when it comes to seeking out solutions, finds Haky Moon Full Article|
|Silver liningsMalaysia’s real estate sector might be feeling the slowdown affecting the overall economy, but lawyers remain optimistic about the work being generated from the sector, reports Ranajit Dam Full Article|
|Women in Law 16 Jun 16 In ALB’s annual celebration of Women in Asia’s legal profession, Dana Maclean profiles six key female lawyers who are making a mark in the industry and setting inspiring examples for others to follow.|
|ALB IP Rankings 2016 19 May 16 A mix of established heavyweights and up-and-comers make the ALB IP Rankings for 2016.|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2016 18 Apr 16 The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled taking into account responses from more than 3,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as our own market knowledge.|