ASIA AND AUSTRALASIA TOP STORIES
Mayer Brown has launched a consulting arm in Asia-Pacific with the hire of a five-strong international trade advisory team from Bryan Cave.
24 Jul 2014 | 08:40 |
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is looking to open an office in Singapore before the end of this year as the firm continues its drive t...
18 Jul 2014 | 05:55 |
Why China's taste for luxury goods means law firms are still confident about inbound deal prospects...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
Partners can be a fickle bunch. Just look at Ashurst: the firm's desire to secure a US merger dates back so far that it's hard to think of a UK firm - legacy SJ Berwin or Norton Rose aside - more frequently linked with potential partners across the At...
24 Jul 2014 | 10:40 |
Foreign investors and international law firms breathed a sigh of relief this week as Southeast Asia's largest economy elected its new president – Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo.
24 Jul 2014 | 00:06 |
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 |
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