Adnan Sundra & Low was on a winning streak at the 2016 ALB Malaysia Law Awards, picking up eight awards at the event, now in its third year.
Singapore’s WongPartnership has entered into a strategic alliance with Al Aidarous International Legal Practice, a boutique law firm in UAE that has offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Nominations are now open for the ALB Japan Law Awards 2016. Now on its 12th year, the event will be held on Tuesday, June 14.
Debevoise & Plimpton has opened an office in Tokyo, its ninth globally.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has applied for a license to set up an office in Hong Kong, and has recruited Paul Jebely, the former global head of aviation finance at...
|SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25Putri Norlisa Chair, Wong & Partners acts on QL Resources’ deal with FamilyMart to operate convenience stores in Malaysia, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Squire Patton Boggs advise Equitas Holdings’ IPO India , and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals... Full Article|
|North Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25DLA Piper, Eversheds, Deacons on Hypebeast’s Hong Kong IPO, Skadden, KWM, Wachtell on Apex’s $3.6 bln acquisition of U.S. printer maker Lexmark, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article|
|Mitsubishi Motors mileage scandal widens, U.S. regulator seeks informationMitsubishi Motors Corp's fuel economy scandal broadened on Friday as U.S. auto safety authorities said they were seeking information, and media reported that the automaker had submitted misleading data on at least one more model than disclosed and likely several... Full Article|
|Asia leadership changes at CC, including new finance, disputes headsClifford Chance has announced a number of Asia-Pacific leadership changes, including new co-managing partners for China, new disputes and finance practice heads for Asia, and a new Singapore managing partner. Full Article|
|Singapore probes brokers, remissiers over possible securities act breachesSingapore's central bank and white-collar crime police are probing several broking firms and trading representatives as part of an investigation into possible breaches of the securities act. Full Article|
|Malaysia proposes to amend environment act to curb haze from forest firesMalaysia is proposing to amend an act to allow the government to seize control of land where big fires are discovered, as part of its long-term efforts to curb haze from slash-and-burn forest clearing techniques usually linked to palm oil... Full Article|
|A time for networkingAs cross-border trade increases in the Asia-Pacific region, legal networks are becoming important for both clients as well as law firms. Ranajit Dam looks at the benefits networks can provide, and how they are different from global law firms Full Article|
|‘The focus is more on improving services’Carl Anduri, the president of the Lex Mundi legal network, talks to Ranajit Dam about how the organisation has evolved in the last decade and a half, how it sets itself apart from the competition, and the benefits that member... Full Article|
|Training that worksAnti-corruption training is a vital component of any company’s legal and compliance efforts, but ensuring that such training stays relevant, upto-date and effective can sometimes be a challenge. Ranajit Dam speaks to in-house lawyers about best practices they follow Full Article|
|Innovation is keyAs economic growth remains sluggish and transactional work hard to come by, Singapore law firms must think outside the box in order to prosper in a difficult market, says Cornelia Zou Full Article|
|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.|
|Innovation List 2016 01 Mar 16 In its inaugural Innovation List, ALB names 10 firms across the Asian region that are using innovation to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.|
|Firms to Watch 2016 01 Feb 16 The second edition of ALB’s annual list again showcases smaller firms that are able to compete with larger peers through quality work and savvy strategies.|