Taylor Wessing has established a branch in Hong Kong after setting up an official association with local firm HM Chan & Co.
The Indian government is setting up a new arbitration centre in the country’s capital, New Delhi, under the aegis of the Supreme Court.
SubmissSubmissions are closing soon for the ALB M&A Rankings 2016.
Nominations are now open for the The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016.
Submissions are now open for ALB Asia’s 40 Under 40 list, which profiles the brightest young legal minds in the region.
|SE Asia Deals: Week of July 25Drew, WongP act on $869 mln sale of Singapore rail operator, Cyril Amarchand, Vaish advise on $402 mln India power sale, and more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals table. Full Article|
|Asia–Pacific region sees jump in pro bono hours: surveyThe amount of time spent on pro bono legal work by firms in the Asia-Pacific region has risen 40 percent in 2015 compared to a year previously, according to the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono. Full Article|
|Cyril Amarchand, Vaish act on $402 mln India power saleCyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has advised India’s JSW Energy Limited on its 27 billion rupee ($402 million) acquisition of a unit of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited Full Article|
|Key TMT, competition hires for Cyril AmarchandCyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has poached TMT lawyer Asim Abbas from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), and added competition law specialist Anshuman Sakle as a partner from Khaitan & Co Full Article|
|Drew, WongP act on $869 mln sale of Singapore rail operatorDrew & Napier is advising Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings on its S$1.18 billion ($869.31 million) offer to buy the remaining 46 percent stake in SMRT Corp that it does not already own. Full Article|
|Shearman named in U.S. complaints related to 1MDB: reportShearman & Sterling has been named in a series of recent civil complaints filed by the U.S. Justice Department for having provided a trust account through which hundreds of millions of dollars Full Article|
|Taking on defaultersIndia recently passed a new bankruptcy code that promises tougher action against corporate defaulters. But, as lawyers tell Ranajit Dam, having it implemented quickly and easily might be a challenge. Full Article|
|Bigger and betterArbitration continues to make giant strides across Asia, driven by the growth of institutions like SIAC, HKIAC and KLRCA. Ranajit Dam reports on key trends in the region’s arbitration space today, and how the future looks even brighter Full Article|
|A new realityFalling oil prices in the past couple of years has led to governments in the Middle East region cutting spending and pulling back on projects, and this in turn has led to slowing growth in a number of key sectors. Full Article|
|Flexible, driven, risk-takers What are some of the qualities that companies seek in their in-house counsel? Haky Moon asks recruiters and heads of legal across Asia 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.|