Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/27/09

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Posted on May 27, 2009 at 5:05 PM



Barlow Lyde & Gilbert, has promoted David Smyth to Managing Partner of its China and Hong Kong practices.  This move, along with the recent relocation of two partners to the Singapore office, is part of the firm’s effort to further develop their Asian practice group.DLA Piper has made Harris Chan a partner in the fi...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/12/09

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Posted on May 12, 2009 at 9:05 PM



Norton Rose will raise its global partnership number to 276, with the promotions of four Asia based associates to partner.  The newly made partners include Hong Kong-based dispute resolution lawyer Ruth Cowley, Singapore-based banking lawyer Ben Rose, and Beijing-based projects lawyer Tom Luckock.  London-based corporat...

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Deal Watch - 5/12/09

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Posted on May 12, 2009 at 9:05 PM



In association with Hogan & Hartson, Gordon Ng & Co. have advised both Citigroup Global Markets Asia and Macquarie Capital Securities Limited in the HK$1.2 billion initial public offering of a leading Chinese gold mining company, Real Gold Mining Limited.  Partners Gordon Ng and Man Chiu Lee led Hogan & Hart...

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Deal Watch - 4/23/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM



Orrick was recently involved in many deals across the globe. It advised Gmarket in eBay’s all cash public tender offer of up to 100 percent of Gmarket. The deal is worth US$1.2 billion and is expected to close in June 2009 due to a regulatory approval process. Orrick’s team was led by corporate partners Mark J. Lee and ...

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Regulatory Changes - 3/12/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on March 12, 2009 at 9:03 PM



As the Korean legal market opened to foreign law firms last week on March 2, 2009, US firms are closer to gaining the market than UK firms. The reason is that this opening of the market only applies to those countries that have an active free-trade agreement with South Korea. The US signed one back in 2007, though the U...

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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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Deal Watch - 11/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on November 24, 2008 at 5:11 PM



•    Bryan Cave advised ALAM Group, private equity investors that specialize in property investments in China, in China Everbright Limited’s acquisition of a 51 percent controlling interest in ALAM. Partners Chris Lause and Evan Chuck lead the transaction from the Hong Kong office.•    Paul Hastings advised Enric Energy...

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