Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/10/10

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Posted on March 11, 2010 at 3:03 AM



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has appointed US securities expert Allen Shyu as Hong Kong partner in the firm’s China Corporate Group. Shyu will still focus on international securities offerings including debt and equity securities, US and Hong Kong IPOs, private placements and cross-border M&A transactions....

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New Associates Weather the Recession Well in Asia

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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...

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Deal Watch - 1/25/10

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Posted on January 25, 2010 at 7:01 PM



Kim & Chang has represented IMM Rosegold Private Equity Fund with the KRW 139.6 billion acquisition by Chiron Inc of a 17.03 percent share in Novelis Korea Co Ltd, the Korean subsidiary of worldwide aluminum manufacturer Novelis Inc. Chiron Inc, a special purpose company established by IMM and two other investors,...

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Office Openings - 1/12/10

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Posted on January 12, 2010 at 5:01 PM



Latham & Watkins has opened an office in Beijing as part of its Greater China expansion plans. The new office will be its third office in China and will complement the firm’s existing Shanghai and Hong Kong offices. The Beijing office will initially be a transactional office, advising on capital markets, cross-borde...

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Deal Watch - 12/23/09

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Posted on December 23, 2009 at 7:12 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP advised Wai Yuen Tong Medicine on a securities exchange partial offer that has increased its share in LeRoi Holdings from 29 percent to 49 percent. The company acquired 1.464 billion shares from the other Leroi Holdings shareholders.--Freshfields represented the underwriters of the US$...

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Deal Watch - 12/15/09

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Posted on December 16, 2009 at 5:12 AM



DLA Piper has advised full service investment bank Roth Capital Partners LLC as underwriter and sole book runner in connection to the $39.675 million stock offering on NASDAQ by QKL Stores Inc, a leading regional supermarket chain in Northeast China. Partners Rocky Lee and Steven Liu helped advise. DLA Piper has also r...

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Recent Partner Promotions

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Posted on December 16, 2009 at 5:12 AM



London and U.S.-based firms with offices in Asia brought up partners - albeit at a slower pace than in 2008 - in a variety of practice areas in recent months, with corporate lawyers in Tokyo seeing the most movement.In mid-October, Clifford Chance shocked the market with the promotion of 15 senior associates across Asia...

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Middle East Lawyers Calm Through Dubai Crisis

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Posted on December 10, 2009 at 9:12 PM



Even with the surprise announcement by Dubai World that it wanted to delay debt repayments, which led to widespread panic, Middle East lawyers are downplaying the effects of it on Dubai’s future.Dubai World, a state-backed conglomerate in charge of some of the Middle East’s largest projects, has approximately $60 billio...

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Deal Watch - 12/06/09

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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$3.9 billion and became listed on the HKSE. The firm advised on Hong Kong and US law aspects of the global offering.· Chiina Longyuan Power’s IPO was worth about US$...

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Clifford Chance and Latham & Watkins Lead Dubai World Restructuring

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Posted on December 3, 2009 at 12:12 AM



Clifford Chance and Latham & Watkins are advising on the restructuring of Dubai World, the state-owned conglomerate responsible for some of the Middle East's most high- profile projects.  On November 25, The Dubai state asked the creditors of Dubai World for a six-month debt standstill on the company's liabilities ...

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