Deals of the Week 7/27/12

by: Aakash Patel

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Skadden advises Stanley Black & Decker in $850 million dollar purchaseSkadden acted on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker to acquire the Hong-Kong based company, Infastech, from CVC Capital Partners and Standard Chartered Private Equity for $850 million dollars. Partners Sean Doyle, Edward Gonzalez, Bruce Goldner,...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 5/25/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM

       S&R Associates Promotes 2 PartnersS&R Associates have increased their number of partners from 5 to 7, promoting Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan in New Delhi and Bhakta Patnaik in Mumbai. Patnaik, previously an associate at Linklaters in Singapore, advises on capital markets, M&A, corporate and debt restructu...

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PRC and US Firms Take Aim in Hong Kong


Posted on May 26, 2011 at 4:05 PM

As capital markets continues to boom in Hong Kong, firms from mainland China and the US are starting to fight for a piece of the market.  Shanghai-based, AllBright Law is the most recent PRC firm to enter the market, following in the footsteps of King & Wood, Jun he Law Offices and Zhong Lun Law Firm. AllBright par...

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Billable Hours May Be Disappearing

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 3, 2009 at 6:02 PM

“This is the time to get rid of the billable hour,” said Evan R. Chesler, a presiding partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in a January 29 New York Times article which speculates that the current economic contraction may push firms to consider changing their billing style. Corporations are no longer as willing to dis...

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