Asia fund assets nearly return to pre-crisis levels

by:

Posted on May 20, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Although assets under management in Asia's mutual-funds industry are almost back to pre-2008 market crash levels, the models of distribution are also changing. Ken Yap, Singapore-based director at Cerulli Associates, who spoke recently at AsianInvestor's annual investment summit in Hong Kong, notes that the regional in...

Read More

India Award Winners Announced

by:

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 7:04 PM



Amarchand Mangaldas won the Indian law firm of the year last night at the annual IFLR/Asialaw India awards that took place at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi. The firm was the most successful of the night, also receiving the award for dispute resolution and infrastructure & real estate firm of the year, as well as ...

Read More

US Firms Gain Ground Over UK Firms in Indian Market

by:

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 11:03 PM



Research from RSG Consulting has shown that the US presence in India has steadily increased, even though UK firms are still the most visible in India. US firms made up 53 per cent of all firms mentioned by Indian firms.“There are now far more US firms involved in India,” said RSG managing director Reena SenGupta. “There...

Read More

Flexible Working Arrangements on the Rise in Asia

by:

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 4:03 AM



Asia’s law firms are starting to offer flexible working arrangements, such as adjustable working hours and options to work from home, at a time when firms are freezing salaries and reducing pay. Singapore’s Drew & Napier, Korea’s Yulchon, India’s Khaitan & Co, and Vietnam’s VILAF all let lawyers work from their ...

Read More

Ashurst’s India Practice to be Based in Asia

by:

Posted on March 2, 2010 at 4:03 AM



Ashurst’s India group head, Richard Gubbins, is focusing on Asia – specifically the Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Hong Kong offices – to be the focal points for its Indian presence after the Bombay High Court ruled in December 2009 that the Reserve Bank of India should not have granted the firm a license to open a li...

Read More

New Associates Weather the Recession Well in Asia

by:

Posted on February 16, 2010 at 10:02 AM



Many young lawyers in the United States are picking up the pieces and trying to sort out their next career moves after the 2009 recession left them with deferred start dates at big firms or, worse, jobless. "As the profession lurches through its worst slump in decades, with jobs and bonuses cut and internal pressures to...

Read More

Representative Deals of 2009 in Asia

by:

Posted on February 2, 2010 at 8:02 PM



The top deals in Asia last year reveal that practicing corporate law in Asia continues to be a lucrative career choice, with the big firms doing billions worth of business in China, Japan and India.Some of the biggest deals were initial public offerings. Haiwen & Partners represented China State Construction Enginee...

Read More

Deal Watch - 12/06/09

by:

Posted on December 6, 2009 at 7:12 PM



Clifford Chance has assisted on two Hong Kong IPOs, led by partner Amy Lo assisted by Rupert Li:· China Minsheng Bank did an IPO that raised US$3.9 billion and became listed on the HKSE. The firm advised on Hong Kong and US law aspects of the global offering.· Chiina Longyuan Power’s IPO was worth about US$...

Read More

Deal Watch - 11/10/09

by:

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Clifford Chance has represented Affinity Equity Partners in one of the private equity buyouts completed in China, its acquisition of a 94.2 percent stake in Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technologies Co Ltd, valued at US$200 million.  The stake was acquired through Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technolog...

Read More

Deal Watch - 11/03/09

by:

Posted on November 3, 2009 at 9:11 PM



Baker & McKenzie has represented major Chinese investment group Guangdong Rising Asset Management Co Ltd with its acquisition of a 19.9 percent interest in PanAust Limited, valued at A$215 million.  Lawyers from the Melbourne, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Beijing offices helped to advise, with partners John Mollard, Lewi...

Read More

Blog Search

Get In Touch

Find out if we can help you.  Email us at info@cypressrecruiting.com or call us at +1-917-355-3119