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.
Big Four Japanese law firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) has acquired leading Thai law practice Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices for an undisclosed amount.
Taylor Wessing has established a branch in Hong Kong after setting up an official association with local firm HM Chan & Co.
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|King & Wood Mallesons hires cap markets specialist in Hong KongKing & Wood Mallesons has appointed John Baptist Chan as a partner in its Corporate & Securities practice in Hong Kong. Full Article|
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|North Asia Deals: Week of Sept 19CC, Davis Polk, KWM and Haiwen on PSBC’s $8 bln IPO on HKEX, Paul, Weiss and Cleary Gottlieb star in HP’s $1.05 bln purchase of Samsung’s printer business, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table. Full Article|
|SPONSORED: Has the Electronic Courtroom Finally Arrived?How Singapore is leading the way in Asia and inspiring paperless initiatives abroad. Full Article|
|Rajah & Tann network adds Philippine firm C&G LawRajah & Tann Asia has added Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) as its member firm in the Philippines. 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|
|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|
|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.|