Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 11th annual Japan Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Tokyo on Thursday, June 18.
The two new law firms created out of the legacy Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. – once India’s largest firm – have started business as Shardul...
Allen & Gledhill and Rajah & Tann lead the nominations for the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2015, with each receiving 15 nods, including for Singapore Deal Firm of the Year.
Baker & McKenzie has become the first foreign law firm to enter into a ”joint operation” in China under Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) rules after its application with Beijing’s...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is representing Alibaba Group Holding on the integration of its Tmall online pharmacy operations into Hong Kong-listed affiliate Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited, which has turned...
|Clifford Chance, STB on Huatai Securities’ $4.5 bln Hong Kong IPOClifford Chance and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett are advising on Chinese brokerage firm Huatai Securities Co’s $4.5 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Full Article|
|Daum Kakao buys Path assets for Indonesia growth, stock soarsSouth Korean messaging app operator Daum Kakao Corp said it has acquired social networking assets from U.S.-based Path Inc, giving it a strong presence in Indonesia and sending its shares surging 10 percent on its push to expand globally. Full Article|
|Latham, Skadden advise on $37 billion Avago-Broadcom dealLatham & Watkins has advised Avago Technologies Ltd on its agreement to buy Broadcom Corp for $37 billion, with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advising the seller. Full Article|
|A&G dominant at Southeast Asia Law AwardsAllen & Gledhill dominated the 11th edition of the annual ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards, picking up a total of nine awards at the gala dinner held at the Fullerton Hotel on May 28, including both Singapore Deal Firm of... Full Article|
|SE Asia Deals: Week of May 28Khaitan helps APAX sell IGATE stake, Clifford Chance advises banks in Malakoff’s IPO, and much more Full Article|
|ASEAN plans an Integrity Community“ASEAN leaders must create a regional body that integrates anti-corruption principles into the framework of a proposed regional economic community or hopes for shared prosperity, upward mobility and entrepreneurship won’t be fulfilled.” Transparency International, April 24, 2015. Full Article|
|The search for consistencyIslamic finance today is booming, but could its progress be held back by inconsistencies in interpretations across jurisdictions, asks Raghavendra Verma Full Article|
|Spoilt for choiceThe Cayman Islands and the BVI, competing for the offshore Asian market, have their individual charms. Which one you choose depends on your specific requirements, says SERGIO HELD Full Article|
|In-House Focus: Singapore GCs on their evolving rolesIn our inaugural GC section, Alfred Romann speaks to two prominent General Counsel based in Singapore about some of the challenges they are facing regionally, and how their role is evolving as a result Full Article|
|Q&A with Tan Chong Huat, Managing Partner of RHTLawIn only about four years since its founding, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has shown itself to be one of the more progressive-minded law firms in the region. The affiliation with Taylor Wessing came fairly early on, but more recently the firm... Full Article|
|ALB Intellectual Property Rankings 2015 01 May 15 In our annual IP Rankings, ALB has researched and identified the leading firms for intellectual property in Asia.|
|Employer of Choice 2015 01 Apr 15 ALB’s annual Employer of Choice survey picks the best firms in Asia to work for. They include the Korean firms Bae, Kim & Lee, Kim & Chang and Yulchon; the Chinese firms Chance Bridge Partners, Guangda Law Firm and Hengdu...|
|ALB Power List 2015 01 Mar 15 ALB reveals Asia's most successful international and regional law firms, on the basis of their achievements at ALB's annual Law Awards events and Rankings reports.|