Partner Moves -- 11/23/2010

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Posted on November 23, 2010 at 9:11 PM



King & Spalding hired Rizwan Kanji to help lead the firm’s debt capital markets and sukuk practice. His previous experience includes advising several recent landmark sukuk and conventional transactions, such as the first Turkish sukuk of US$100m by Kuveyt Turk Katilim Bankasi in August 2010. AsiaLegalBusiness report...

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Deal Watch - 11/3/2010

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Posted on November 3, 2010 at 2:11 AM



Allen & Overy has acted as US counsel to a syndicate of underwriters in respect of the IPO on the SGX-ST of Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP), one of the largest providers of modern logistics facilities in China and Japan. The syndicate consists of Citigroup and JP Morgan as joint global coordinators and unde...

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Partner Moves - 10/24/2010

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Posted on October 26, 2010 at 7:10 PM



Allen & Overy has poached Harun Reksodiputro from Baker & McKenzie-affiliated Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP) to join A&O-affiliated Daniel Ginting Law Firm (DGLF) as a corporate partner in Jakarta. Reflecting an expansion in its Jakarta operation, A&O’s new hire comes just three months after...

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Partner Moves -10/20/2010

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Posted on October 20, 2010 at 8:10 PM



Milbank has added Mallesons Stephen Jacques Partner Dieter Yeh to its US and Hong Kong partnership, in hopes of capitalizing on Hong Kong’s 40% jump in IPO activity, and to take advantage of China’s booming deal activity. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers, and capital markets in Mainland China.  Through...

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Partner Moves- 9/27/2010

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Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:09 PM



Norton Rose has further enhanced its Beijing firm after having hired corporate partner Michael Yu from Global Law Office. This hire truly strengthens the firm’s increasing push into the Asian Market.  Yu has corporate expertise in M&A work, IPOs and private placements. His addition to the firm will take the headcoun...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 9/2/2010

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Posted on September 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Allen & Overy has relocated London partner Gary McLean to Hong Kong and has named him head of the firm's Asia-Pacific corporate practice. The move underscores the firm's expanded corporate presence across Asia, which includes their recent office openings in Jakarta and Australia. Mr. McLean, who has been with A&am...

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Partner Moves & Promotions- 6/2/2010

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Posted on June 2, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Allen & Overy private client spin-off Maurice Turnor Gardner has added two new partners for its trusts and pensions practice. Jenny McKeown and Helena Berman will join the boutique’s partnership in September from pensions and HR consultancy Mercer, where they currently are senior-in house pensions litigators. The pa...

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Allen & Overy Joins Growing Part-Time Partner Trend

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Posted on May 27, 2010 at 8:05 PM



Law firms’ schedules are usually thought of as strict and nonfamily-friendly, traditionally reserving partnership for full-time attorneys. Those unable to work the needed hours frequently have found it difficult to advance their careers. But a growing number of firms are offering a part-time partnership option, which th...

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Year in Review: Asia 2009

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Posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM



The Rise of Asia Winston Churchill once said, "The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward." According to a recent issue of The Economist, the new economic order is in fact a resurgence of a very old one.  For 18 of the last 20 centuries Asia has accounted for over half of the world's economic output....

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/13/2010

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Posted on May 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Clifford Chance has promoted five Asia-based lawyers to partner as part of its annual promotions.  Cameron Hassall (arbitration & commercial litigation, Hong Kong), Leng-Fong Lai (capital markets and structured finance, Tokyo), Ho Han Ming (funds & corporate, Singapore), James Abbott (dispute resolution & li...

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