Partner Moves - 2/1/11

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Posted on February 1, 2011 at 3:02 PM



Only days after King & Wood lost its tax head, Stephen Nelson, to DLA Piper, the firm has also lost a two partners from its Hong Kong office. John Lo and Kenneth Y Choy have both moved to the Hong Kong office of US firm Edwards Angel Palmer & Dodge (EAPD). Lo is a corporate specialist with a focus on emerging co...

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Partner Moves - 1/17/11

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Posted on January 17, 2011 at 5:01 PM



The head of King & Wood’s taxation practice Stephen Nelson has made a lateral move to join DLA Piper in Hong Kong as a new partner of its Asian tax practice. In addition to heading King & Wood’s tax practice, Nelson was also the co-head of the PRC firm’s corporate group. Nelson, who has practiced in China for mo...

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Upcoming Events: In-House Congress Abu Dhabi & In-House Congress Shanghai

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Posted on October 22, 2010 at 6:10 PM



Pacific Business Press presents the inaugural In-House Congress Abu Dhabi, as part of the highly successful In-House Congress series.In-House Congress Abu Dhabi 2010 will feature 100 leading in-house lawyers and senior business executives from both private and public sectors in the United Arab Emirates. Delegates will p...

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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 - 9/8/2010

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Posted on September 8, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has hired former Goldman Sachs managing director, Steve Winegar, as a partner to its Hong Kong office. Winegar worked at Goldman Sachs for the 12 years. He started off in New York, and eventually, in 2005, moved on to lead the legal coverage team for investment banking, capital marke...

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Deal Watch- 8/8/10

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Posted on August 8, 2010 at 9:08 PM



King & Wood is helping China Everbright Bank prepare for its US$3bn IPO, after advising Agricultural Bank of China on its huge US$19.2bn IPO. Everbright recently received approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission to raise approximately US$3bn on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The bank also plans to laun...

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Deal Watch - 7/21/2010

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Posted on July 21, 2010 at 9:07 PM



Sino-Ocean Land Holdings subsidiary Sino-Ocean Land Capital Finance Limited issued a US$900m of perpetual subordinated convertible securities. The securities are treated as equity, making the negotiation of their terms and conditions complicated because the securities could not be compared to traditional convertible bon...

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China's Continuing IPO Flow

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Posted on July 19, 2010 at 7:07 PM



 After receiving approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), the Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO), making it the last of China’s “big four” state-owned commercial banks to go public. Having been advised by leading firms like Deheng and King & Wood, ABC,...

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Deal Watch- 6/30/10

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Posted on June 30, 2010 at 8:06 PM



Clifford Chance has advised Rabobank Group (Rabobank) in respect of its memorandum of understanding with Agricultural Bank of China. The aim of the MOU is to provide mutual assistance and sharing of experience in wholesale banking, rural finance, asset management and leasing, as well as exploring ways to unlock joint bu...

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Deal Watch- 6/24/10

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Posted on June 24, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Slaughter and May is advising Swire Pacific Limited (Swire Pacific) and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) in respect of Swire Pacific's unconditional purchase of approximately 15 percent of the issued shares in HAECO from Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Cathay Pacific) for approximately HK$2.62 bill...

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