Deal Watch 3/30/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 8:03 PM



            Far East Horizon Share SaleFar East Horizon, a financial leasing subsidiary of Chinese state-owned Sinochem Group, sold its new shares worth $371 million. Paul Hastings advised this share sale with a team headed by Hong Kong–based partners Raymond Li and Chris Betts along with support from associate Anthony ...

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Partner Watch & Promotions- 6/10/2010

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Posted on June 10, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Nixon Peabody has appointed David Cheng, a partner in the firm’s tax controversies and litigation team, to the role of chair and Managing Partner of the firm’s china and Asia Pacific practice. This follows former chair Henry Liu’s defection to DLA Piper. Cheng, who now spends the majority of his time in the firm’s Shang...

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Partner Watch

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Posted on March 17, 2010 at 2:03 PM



An economic downturn doesn't necessarily mean that partners stay put or firms are discouraged to bring on lateral partners.  For a partner-level attorney there are many opportunities for lateral movement.  According to The American Lawyer's 2010 "Lateral Report," 2,774 partners made lateral moves in the year ending Sept...

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Asia Office Openings Review 2008

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 4:02 PM



Last year there were over 30 law office openings in Asia.November*  Loeb & Loeb opened an office in Beijing.*  Bird & Bird opened a Shanghai office.*  Winston & Strawn announced new office in Hong Kong, as well as plans for future Beijing and Shanghai offices.*  Goodwin Proctor announced new office opening i...

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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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