Norton Rose Merges with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

by: Sujin Park

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 12:11 AM



The London based Norton Rose will be merging with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P, to form Norton Rose Fulbright beginning on June 1, 2013. One of the largest law firms in the United States with over 50 practices, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P has long been involved with energy work and health care. Steven Pfeiffer, cha...

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SoftBank and Sprint make a $20 Billion Deal

by: Sujin Park

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 6:10 PM



Sprint Nextel is selling 70 percent of its stock to a leading Japanese telecommunications company, SoftBank. The $20 billion deal consists of a a newly issued Sprint stock that worth $8 billion as well as a $12.1 billion existing stock from other Sprint investors at a premium. Many analysts were surprised by the deal as...

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The Indian Government officially recognizes China and Hong Kong as Jurisdictions

by: Sujin Park

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM



On March 19th, the Indian government decided to officially recognize China and Hong Kong as jurisdictions to which the New York Convention would apply. This means that arbitrations awards obtained in China, Hong Kong and Macaus will now be enforced in India under the New York Convention. This decision is crucial to the ...

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Deal Watch 8/25/12

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 12:08 PM



August 23, 2012 Allen & Gledhill advises CapitaLand Ltd Allen & Gledhill advised CapitalLand Ltd (CapitaLand) in a $5 billion Euro medium term note programme. This deal will be unconditionally guaranteed by CapitaLand. DBS Bank Ltd, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, JP Morgan (SEA) Ltd, Morgan S...

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Office Openings 8/17/2012

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM



Ryan Lawyers Opens its Office in SingaporeAustralian law firm Ryan Lawyers that specializes in real estate, hotels, tourism and construction, opened an office in Singapore. The firm hired Tien Gui Kohh, who has worked in corporate and commercial transaction business in international hotel corporations such as Jumeirah a...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 8/17/2012

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM



Jones Day Hires New Partner from K&L GatesJones Day hired former K&L Gates lawyer in Singapore, Maria Tan Pedersen, who specializes in local and international transactions, financing, contracts and arbitration.Collas Crill Hires Funds Specialist as New PartnerCollas Crill, the Channel Islands law firm based in S...

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Deals Watch 8/17/2012

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM



Clifford Chance Advises China Development bankClifford Chance advised the joint lead managers on China Development Bank’s (CDB) 2.5 billion yuan ($390 million) dim sum bond issuances. This includes 1.5 billion yuan 2.95 percent bonds due 2015 and 1 billion yean 4.3 percent bonds due 2032. The transaction is important as...

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Deal Watch 8/3/2012 Part 2

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 8:08 PM



Baker & McKenzie advises Toyota Tsusho Corporation in $845 million Purchase The Tokyo and Paris offices of Baker & McKenzie advised Toyota Tsusho Corporation on its deal of a 29.8 percent stake in distribution company CFAO from PPR, French luxury and retail group, for 688 million euros ($845 million). Partners, ...

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