Expat Lifestyle Guide: Raising an Expat Child in an Asian Country

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on December 12, 2016 at 12:12 AM



For lawyers working overseas in an Asian country, raising an expatriate family could be difficult. Though traveling might provide a wealth of job opportunities, sometimes it might be quite hard on the uprooted child who must readjust to a completely new social setting. Whether it is culture shock or homesickness, a chil...

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Upcoming Events 6/24/2013

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 1:06 AM



APILO/AABA Pro Bono Legal Clinic (THIS WEEK!)The AABA Community Services Committee and Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO) operate a pro bono legal clinic that is staffed by volunteer attorneys and law students. The APILO/AABA clinic assists individuals in a number of areas, including immigration and family la...

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Upcoming Events 6/11/2013

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 5:06 PM



Being Out and In-House in 2013: Perspectives of LGBT In-House Counsel June 11, 2013Perkins Coie LLP4 Embaracadero Center, Suite 2400San Francisco, CA5:30 pm - 8:00 pmThe panel will discuss LGBT-related diversity and inclusion issues within the legal department and the corporation.  The panelists consist of gay, lesbian ...

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Office Openings 6/10/2013

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 5:06 PM



Haynes and Boone has announced plans to open an office in Shanghai, the firm's first in Asia. The firm said it had received approval from China's Ministry of Justice, and that recruitment was underway to staid the office. No date has yet been set for an official launch. According to Haynes and Boone, it has previously r...

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Upcoming Events 6/03/2013

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 11:06 PM



Wednesdays With Women!The AABA Women's Committee has launched a series of informal gatherings on the second Wednesday of each month. Each of the gatherings, which will be a brown-bag lunch or no-host dinner, will provide a forum for interested attorneys to get together for substantive legal discussion, mentorship and ca...

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Beijing's Versatile Edge

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on May 30, 2013 at 7:05 PM



On May 7th 2013, Clyde & Co made a powerful decision to open a new office in Beijing. Beijing has become a magnet for many international law firms looking to expand their influence on China. For example, Clyde &Co has expanded it's client base in China within the past two to three years and in order to insure th...

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China Boosts IP Protection

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on April 20, 2013 at 12:04 AM



In 2006 Cypress saw the need for IP attorneys and it has been growing ever since but slowed during the economic downturn. Since the field had a jumpstart in 2006, it has slowly matured into a vast pool of highly qualified practices and attorneys. There are several mature IP practices now in China including Dr. Xinag Wan...

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What would China do if North Korea goes to war?

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on April 13, 2013 at 6:04 PM



With recent threats against South Korea, the U.S. and Japan, North Korea is set on projecting a new incalculable and determined image. But what does this means for the booming economies around them, namely China? Ultimately, China will do whatever is necessary to prevent hostilities from breaking out because it has to p...

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Obama Meets with Shinzo Abe, Japan's New Prime Minister

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on March 5, 2013 at 7:03 PM



Japan’s government debt could lead to economic opportunities for the U.S.  Japan's new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, recently met with President Obama for the first time to talk face-to-face about an ambitious program to revive his country's stalled economy.  Japan's unfortunate government debt, negative trade balance and...

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The Best Foreign Currencies to Invest in for 2013

by: Zara Mohidin

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 6:02 PM



As the U.S. economy shows signs of recovery this year, many Americans are expecting for the jobs lost to their cheaper and more efficient counterparts in the East to return home. As the one of the first Presidents to grapple with the shifting global economy naturally, President Obama is the most prominent advocate for "...

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