A Best Friends Agreement in India May Lead to Marriage

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 10, 2009 at 9:02 PM



A little review: India has banned foreign law firms from practicing within the country since a 1995 ruling by Mumbai’s High Court.  But that doesn’t mean they haven’t become creative.  The decision drove out firms including Clifford Chance and White & Case to surrounding countries like Singapore, where they proceede...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 2/2/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 2, 2009 at 6:02 PM



Henry Liu, a former Heller Ehrman partner, joins Nixon Peabody to lead its China practice.Grandfield Law Offices strengthens its expertise in commercial legal services and its IP practice in China. New partner Yang Sidong extensive experience in IP, as he was the founder and former direct of China’s first private patent...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 1/22/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 22, 2009 at 10:01 PM



Morrison & Foerster LLP’s Beijing office welcomes Sherry Yin as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice. Within China, Hong Kong and US markets, Yin is known for her forte in corporate structuring and restructuring, M&As, venture capital investments, and securities matters. Prior to Morrison & Foerster, ...

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Deal Watch - 12/18/08

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on December 18, 2008 at 5:12 PM



Mayer Brown JSM acted for Hempel AG on the conditional buy-out of its joint venture partner China Merchant Holdings (International) Co Ltd in Hempel-Hai Hong. The total consideration for the sale of the sale shares, the assignment of the joint venture IP rights and the grant of all other rights to Hempel was over HK$1.1...

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Deal Watch - 10/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 24, 2008 at 6:10 PM



•    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP represented Nomura Holdings Inc. in its agreement with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to acquire all the share capitals of Lehman Brothers Services (India) Private Ltd., Lehman Brothers Financial Services Ltd., and Lehman Brothers Structured Finance Services Private Ltd. ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 10/06/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 6, 2008 at 8:10 PM



October ‘08Heller Begins to Dissolve… (October ‘08)Heller partner Nick Seddon is leaving the Dissolving Heller Ehrman for London-headquartered firm Eversheds, where he will be in charge of launching Eversheds’ new offices in Hong Kong and also in Singapore. His past experiences in managing businesses for growth at both...

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