ASIA AND AUSTRALASIA TOP STORIES
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is looking to open an office in Singapore before the end of this year as the firm continues its drive to compete with the top tier international outfits.
18 Jul 2014 | 05:55 |
Baker & McKenzie and Clifford Chance are understood to be advising on the IPO of Hong Kong airlines, estimated to worth approximate...
17 Jul 2014 | 09:26 |
Why China's taste for luxury goods means law firms are still confident about inbound deal prospects...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
Welcoming more than 100 delegates to Legal Week's third Corporate Counsel Forum Hong Kong, Solicitor General Frank Poon alluded to the city's recent ranking as 20th in the world for economic freedom and third as a global financial centre.
17 Jul 2014 | 00:31 |
When the first group of foreign law firms rushed to set up shop in South Korea in 2011 and 2012, the move was met with a degree of scepticism.
10 Jul 2014 | 16:17 |
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has dominated the European and UK M&A rankings by deal value and volume for the first half of 2014, amid a 56% year-on-year uptick in global deal-making.
03 Jul 2014 | 18:05 |
Three years after Freshfields broke with its traditional lockstep model in Hong Kong, will the firm continue with the strategy?
26 Jun 2014 | 00:05 |
Norton Rose's landmark merger with Texas' Fulbright & Jaworski celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month.
19 Jun 2014 | 11:22 |
Talking about the importance of Asia, Peter Charlton, Clifford Chance's (CC) Hong Kong-based regional managing partner, points across Victoria Harbour in the direction of mainland China.
18 Jun 2014 | 00:55 |
When Davis Polk & Wardwell hired Clifford Chance disputes partner Martin Rogers in December 2012, it surprised Hong Kong's legal community.
12 Jun 2014 | 09:34 |
The next 10 years are set to be a pivotal period for the private client market in Asia as the first generation of successful entrepreneurs pass on their assets to their children, the Legal Week Trust & Estates Litigation Forum heard.
29 May 2014 | 09:46 |
As FOX International Channels Asia prepares to shake-up its legal adviser line-up, recently appointed GC Francis Chang talks to Elizabeth Broomhall...
29 May 2014 | 09:42 |
A report from Forbes magazine in December placed Ireland at the top of its 'The Best Countries for Business 2013' list after finishing sixth the previous year
22 May 2014 | 13:45 |
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