Engage, volunteer, and socialize with AABA this month

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 3:04 PM



Lessons of the WWII Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans Tuesday, May 16 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Ceremonial Courtroom, Phillip Burton Federal Building 450 Golden Gate Avenue, 19th Fl. San Francisco, CA 94102 Re-enactment of Japanese American Minuro Yasui T...

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AABA Condemns Immigration Arrests in State Courthouses

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 3:04 PM



San Francisco –  The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA) stands with Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court in demanding that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly cease the practice of stalking and arresting undocumented...

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AABA Condemns “Muslim Ban 2.0” Executive Order

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 11:03 PM



San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area denounces the executive order released on March 6, 2017.  The revised Executive Order is premised on the misguided assumption that barring Muslims and refugees from entering the United States will increase national security. Although revised,...

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EVENT: MCLE - Understanding FBI targeting of American Muslim Community

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 12:12 AM



Understanding the FBI’s Targeting of the American Muslim Community: What is Happening and What is Yet to ComeMonday, December 196:30 p.m.Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus55 Columbus AvenueSan Francisco, 94111The question on everyone’s mind is how you can use your legal expertise to help targeted communi...

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Q4 2016 Deals

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 10, 2016 at 10:12 AM



DecemberCC, KWM advise VPower on Hong Kong IPO01 Dec 2016Clifford Chance and King & Wood Mallesons have advised on Hong Kong generator and engines firm VPower Group on its $208 million initial public offering, with Shearman & Sterling and and Commerce & Finance Law Offices advising the banks.NovemberSkadden ...

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Living Abroad Spotlight: Hong Kong/Mainland China

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 12:11 AM



As the global economy becomes more interconnected, and working abroad becomes more desirable, many attorneys have looked to Hong Kong as an attractive location to work in China. In 2014, Hong Kong increased the number of work visas issued to foreign professionals to 31,676.  Hong Kong is one of the world’s largest finan...

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Asia Legal Awards 2017 with new Practice Area

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 24, 2016 at 12:11 AM



Are you keeping up with the Jones's?  No?  As you likely know, every year he Asian Lawyer, in association with Legal Week, China Law & Practice and The American Lawyer take nominations in specific practice areas.  These nominations are open now and awards will be presented in February.  Excitingly, a new award categ...

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The Trump Presidency Implications for Asia Pac IP

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:11 AM



With the likelikhood of the TPP moving forward, there is a question as to what will happen with IP now?An article at Lexicology.com posted on this topic just yesterday, citing:A possible trade deal between Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and countries including Australia and New Zealand having free trade...

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Expat Lifestyle Guide: Schooling Options in Asia

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 12:11 AM



Living and moving abroad brings about many challenges besides just landing the right law firm job.  We have started the Expat Lifestyle Series to help our expat candidates make a smooth transition to what can be a disruptive and stressful process.  It’s important that your family feels at home in their new locale and sc...

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Q3 2016 Deals

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 4:09 PM



Milbank helps VietJet soar higher with $2.39 bln Airbus order12 Sep 16Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised Vietnamese low-cost airline VietJet on its agreement to buy at least 20 A321 passenger jets from France’s Airbus Group for $2.39 billion.NRF advises SRE Group on $196 mln acquisition of CNTD08 Sep 16Nort...

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