Breaking News

SURVEY OPEN: ALB Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2021
BY Asian Legal Business |

In this new listing, ALB will pick the most highly recommended TMT practitioners based permanently in the Asian region. The list will be published in the July issue of ALB Asia.

Full Article
Mumbai: Argus Partner nabs corp partner from CAM
BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Argus Partners has strengthened its corporate practice with the hire of Gaurav Singhi who joins as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

Full Article
CAM, IndusLaw, Sidley act on Indian real estate firm’s $331 mln IPO
BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has represented Indian real estate company Macrotech Developers on its 25-billion-rupee ($331 million) IPO on the BSE and NSE, with IndusLaw and Sidley Austin advising the lead managers.

Full Article
Skadden, Latham act on Trip.com’s $1.09 bln secondary listing
BY Aparna Sai |

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have counselled travel website Trip.com on its $1.09 billion secondary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Latham & Watkins and Jingtian & Gongcheng advising the joint sponsors and the underwriters.

Full Article
Hogan Lovells SEA disputes head joins DLA to lead investigations regionally
BY Aparna Sai |

Maurice Burke, formerly the head of the Southeast Asia disputes practice at Hogan Lovells, has joined DLA Piper in Singapore as head of investigations for Asia.

Full Article
India’s IndusLaw adds real estate partner from Tatva Legal in Hyderabad
BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm IndusLaw has hired real estate expert Praveen Kumar Thodupunuri as a partner in the southern city of Hyderabad from rival Tatva Legal, where he was a principal associate.

Full Article
Bengaluru: Real estate specialist rejoins JSA from IndusLaw
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s J Sagar Associates (JSA) has welcomed back real estate and M&A specialist Karthik BM, who joins the firm as a partner in Bengaluru from IndusLaw.

Full Article

Features and Analysis

ALB Asia’s Top 15 M&A Lawyers 2021

Mergers & acquisitions (M&A) plays an instrumental role in shaping the economy. Over the years, M&A deals have expanded both in scale, frequency, and complexity. Given the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on deals execution…

Full Article
Indonesia Rising Stars 2021

Young lawyers in the Indonesian legal community are making their mark in the market. In its third annual list of the ALB Indonesia Rising Stars, Asian Legal Business has listed 24 lawyers who are achieving results for their…

Full Article
Competition in the Crosshairs

Since Thai merger control regulations came into force in December 2018, the country’s competition authorities have begun to step up their enforcement against misconduct. And last year saw the efforts cranked up a notch.

Full Article
Rebuilding Relationships

With Brexit finally done, the UK and Singapore recently signed a free trade agreement to establish post-Brexit arrangements. Lawyers say the UKSFTA is an important development that will lay the groundwork for more to come.

Full Article
Showing the Way

In today’s world, general counsel face an ever-increasing demand to manage exponentially more risks, involving greater complexity, in much shorter time frames and with more potential impact on business performance. As…

Full Article
As Asia Data Privacy Laws Get Teeth, Larger Fines Are Expected

Since Europe’s GDPR came into force more than two years ago, data privacy and protection have become priorities for regulators and businesses across the Asian region. Between 2019 and 2020, a flurry of data privacy laws was…

Full Article