Partner Move and Promotion Watch 8-12-2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 5:08 PM



ChinaBryan Cave has expanded its Hong Kong presence with the appointment of Nigel Binnersley and Kristi Swartz as partners. Binnersley will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation client service group whilst Swartz will practice with the transactions client service group. Binnersley acts both in litigation and co...

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Deal Watch 8-12-2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 5:08 PM



ChinaMayer Brown has represented Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, China's largest private renewable energy company, in respect of its US acquisition of Global Solar Energy Inc, a leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) solar technology based in Tucson, Arizona. Partners Xiangyang Ge and Paul de Bernier...

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Office Openings and Mergers 8/5/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 7:08 PM



In a bid to extend its reach to markets in Europe and the Middle East, King & Wood Mallesons has announced its plan to merge with City firm, SJ Berwin. The combination will be unique insofar as it will create/represent the first global law firm headquartered in Asia. The UK based firm will renounce its name on Novem...

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Partner Move and Promotion Watch 8/5/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 7:08 PM



ChinaMinter Ellison Hong Kong has appointed Christian Pellone as a partner to spearhead the development of the firm's tax capability in the region. Pellone is a 20-year international tax veteran who has lived and worked in Australia, Hong Kong, the UK, Indonesia, and mainland China. He was formerly the global tax desk l...

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Deal Watch 8/5/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 7:08 PM



ChinaBaker & McKenzie has also acted as REIT trustee's counsel for Regal Real Estate Investment Trust (Regal REIT), thru its trustee DB Trustees (Hong Kong) Ltd, in respect of Regal REIT‘s HK$4.5 billion (US$580m) term loan and a HK$300 million (US$38.67m) revolving loan in July 2013, both of which are for a term of...

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Upcoming Events 8/1/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 4:08 PM



Litigation Essentials Seminar Series: Writing an Effective MotionLocation:         UC Hasting School of Law100 McAllister Street (Room TBD)San Francisco, CADate:               September 18, 20135:30pm - 7:30pm The Solo and Small Firm Committee is pleased to announce a workshop in connection with its Litigation Essential...

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Partner Move and Promotion Watch 7/28/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 1:07 AM



SingaporeSidley Austin has appointed Tju Liang Chua as partner in the firm’s international energy practice in Singapore. Chua has extensive experience in the energy and natural resources sectors. He advises clients on complex international cross-border transactions, including recently some of the most significant energy...

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Deal Watch 7/28/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 1:07 AM



ChinaLatham & Watkins has represented Baring Private Equity Asia and Nord Anglia Education (NAE) in respect of NAE’s acquisition of WCL Group Ltd for an enterprise value of US$222 million and the US$125 million senior secured bridge loan used to partially fund the acquisition. The firm also represented NAE in its US...

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Office Openings 7/22/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 3:07 PM



SingaporeClyde & Co and Clasis LLC have collaborated to form a joint law venture in Singapore, effective August 1st 2013. The joint venture comes on the back of the increasing liberalization of the Singapore market, as the Lion City strengthens its reputation as a hub for international arbitration, private banking, ...

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Partner Move and Promotion Watch 7/22/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 3:07 PM



SingaporeGibson, Dunn & Crutcher has appointed Brad Roach as a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. Roach joins from Hogan Lovells, where he led the oil and gas practice in Southeast Asia. With more than 18 years of experience, he advises developers of energy and infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on upstr...

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