SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan emerged as the biggest winner at the first-ever ALB Philippine Law Awards, securing victory in various categories including Philippine Law Firm of the Year, the...
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is acting for U.S.-based CIT Group on the $10 billion sale of its aircraft leasing business to Avolon Holdings, which turned to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer...
Ashurst has seen a raft of partner exits in the past few days, including Singapore managing partner Shaun Lascelles and former Hong Kong managing partner Lina Lee.
Mayer Brown JSM won three awards at The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016 on Sept. 9, including the coveted The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky Award Hong Kong...
Nominations now open for Asian Legal Business Korea Law Awards 2016. Asian Legal Business has begun accepting nominations for ALB Korea Law Awards 2016.
|Yoon & Yang to open HCMC officeKorean Big Six law firm Yoon & Yang is set to launch its second overseas office in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Full Article|
|Southeast Asia Deals: Week of October 17Freshies, Links, HSF star in $13 bln Indian oil deal; JSA acts on Bank of Baroda’s $3 updated bln MTN programme, and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table. Full Article|
|K&E, Skadden, JunHe, Zhong Lun on China’s biggest U.S. IPO since AlibabaSkadden, Arps, Slate, Maegher & Flom and Kirkland & Ellis are acting on the planned IPO by Chinese logistics company ZTO Express on the New York Stock Exchange later this month. Full Article|
|Freshies, Links, HSF star in $13 bln Indian oil dealFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) have advised India’s Essar Group in a $12.9 billion deal to sell a 98 percent stake in its Essar Oil unit to a group led by Russian oil giant Rosneft, which tapped... Full Article|
|Ashurst, K&E, Morgan Lewis on $841 mln sale of PR Newswire to CisionAshurst and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and have acted for media and B2B events organisation UBM in the $841 million sale of its PR Newswire business to U.S. news release service Cision. Full Article|
|Skadden, Shearman on SOMPO’s $6.3 bln acquisition of U.S. insurer EnduranceShearman & Sterling has represented Japan’s SOMPO Holdings in a $6.3 billion deal to purchase U.S.-based property and casualty insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings, which was advised by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Full Article|
|A newfound patent passionThe popularity of IP litigation in Asia has soared of late, with jurisdictions such as China vastly increasing their role on the global stage. Though sectors such as pharmaceuticals have seen a drop over the past decade Full Article|
|Thailand: A green approachWith Thailand’s energy consumption set to jump by at least 75 percent over the next two decades, the country is growing concerned about its increasing dependence on imports. As a result, Thailand has set out ambitious plans for renewable energy... Full Article|
|Power in numbersEquity crowdfunding is rapidly gaining ground in Asia, but the region has yet to embrace it fully. Advanced financial hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong are taking a wait-and-watch approach Full Article|
|Corruption clampdownSouth Korea’s new anti-graft law, set to take effect in September, has resulted in backlash and caused significant controversy. It also has companies rushing to ensure compliance by educating staff and tightening their monitoring procedures, finds Chris Thomson. Full Article|
|ALB M&A Rankings 2016 16 Sep 16 ALB’s annual ranking of the best law firms for M&A in Asia includes Singh & Associates and Phoenix Legal in India; Hermawan Juniarto, Indrawan Darsyah Santoso, and Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo in Indonesia; Weerawong in Thailand; and LNT & Partners and...|
|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.|