Deal Watch - 9/9/2010

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Posted on September 9, 2010 at 5:09 PM



Shearman & Sterling, led by Hong Kong capital markets partner Matthew Bersani, represented the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) on the two-phased restructuring of its cement business completed on August 26th, 2010. In the first phase, the cement business of Grasim Industries Limited, a part of ABG, was demerged into Samrudd...

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Japan to Allow Foreign Law Firms to Open Second Office

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Posted on May 20, 2010 at 10:05 PM



The Japanese Ministry of Justice has announced that it will ease restrictions on foreign law firms operating in the country by allowing them to establish corporate bodies and open multiple offices in the country. These proposed amendments will probably be submitted to the Diet in the fourth quarter of this year and come...

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Year in Review: Asia 2009

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM



The Rise of Asia Winston Churchill once said, "The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward." According to a recent issue of The Economist, the new economic order is in fact a resurgence of a very old one.  For 18 of the last 20 centuries Asia has accounted for over half of the world's economic output....

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Recent Newsworthy Asia Deals

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Posted on April 26, 2010 at 5:04 PM



Deal flow is still active throughout Asia, particularly China, the most resilient emerging market in the current global economic downturn.  Included below are some of the most newsworthy capital markets, M&A, energy, private equity and finance deals of 2009 and 2010, with Asia's IPO volume and search for oil and oth...

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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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Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/3/10

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Posted on March 4, 2010 at 1:03 AM



Orrick Hong Kong securities and finance partner Michelle Taylor will take over as the new head of China after the current head, James Tervo, relocates to San Francisco. She joined Orrick’s Hong Kong office in 2007 as partner and head of the Asia financial markets practice. Taylor specializes in securitization and struct...

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Representative Deals of 2009 in Asia

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Posted on February 2, 2010 at 8:02 PM



The top deals in Asia last year reveal that practicing corporate law in Asia continues to be a lucrative career choice, with the big firms doing billions worth of business in China, Japan and India.Some of the biggest deals were initial public offerings. Haiwen & Partners represented China State Construction Enginee...

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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 - 10/22/09

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Posted on October 22, 2009 at 8:10 PM



Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP assisted Merrill Lynch Far East Limited, as placing agent, in regards to the top-up placement of 80 million shares of Tianneng Power International Limited, and the placement of 30.8 million shares of Tianneng Power by management shareholders, collectively valued at about ...

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Baker & McKenzie and JSM Managing Partners Share Hong Kong Law Award

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on October 9, 2009 at 3:10 PM



For the first time, two managing partners were named Managing Partner of the Year at this year’s Hong Kong Law Awards. The draw happened after the panel of 32 judges awarded JSM’s Elaine Lo and Baker & McKenzie’s Poh Lee Tan the same number of points in their category. Ms. Lo, who also won the award last year, said,...

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