China Increases Latin American Investments

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Posted on September 15, 2010 at 8:09 PM



China has greatly increased its investments in South America, with total investments in the billions of US dollars. Chinese President Hu Jintao traveled to Brazil in April of this year to sign a five-year strategic plan between the two nations. China has replaced the US as Brazil’s largest trading partner. As of ...

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Deal Watch - 9/14/2010

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Posted on September 14, 2010 at 3:09 PM



Allen & Overy, led by Hong Kong-based US law partner James Grandolfo, has advised UBS AG as the sole lead manager on issuing US$500m 6.5 percent guaranteed notes due 2017 by Alliance Global Group Cayman Islands Inc. The issue was guaranteed by Alliance Global Group Inc, one of the Philippines' largest conglomerates ...

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Partner Moves- 9/13/2010

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Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:09 PM



After a nine-year alliance with WongPartnership, Clifford Chance has poached partner Raymond Tong from the firm to their Singapore office.  Tong was previously the head of the capital markets of the former joint-venture firm between WongPartnership and Clifford Chance. Before moving to WongPartnership, Tong was previous...

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Upcoming Event: In-House Congress

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Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:09 PM



The eleventh annual In-House Congress Singapore will be held tomorrow September 14th,2010 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. This is a free event and will provide a perfect opportunity to meet and discuss issues that are pertinent to the role of corporate counsel and industry peers. For more information or to register please...

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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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Partner Moves & Promotions - 8/18/2010

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Posted on August 18, 2010 at 5:08 PM



K&L Gates has bolstered its corproate practice by adding W Rose Zhu to its Beijing office. Zhu, who is leaving Allen & Overy LLP, recently led the team that advised on the global offering of common shares by the Agricultural Bank of China Limited, the world's largest IPO in 2010. Zhu possesses extensive experien...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 7/20/2010

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Posted on July 20, 2010 at 4:07 PM



 Baker & McKenzie has hired Paul Elliott as the firm’s Asia Pacific Head of Project Finance. Elliot has extensive expertise advising clients on project, structured and cross-border financings, along with debt restructuring, in the power, oil, gas & petrochemicals, telecoms, transportation and water industries. H...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 6/16/2010

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Posted on June 16, 2010 at 10:06 PM



China Practice Partner - Los AngelesThis top US firm is looking for a China-related partner with corporate, dispute resolution and/or IP experience for it Los Angeles office. This firm has a strong Shanghai and LA based China practice. With a focus on both China and Japan, the firm is looking for a partner to act as a...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 6/4/2010

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Posted on June 4, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Junior Partner Opportunities - China: Beijing, Hong KongThis global law firm is looking for M&A, inbound or outbound investment, dispute resolution and/or IP partners to join to their growing China practice in Beijing and Hong Kong.  The firm will also consider elevating a counsel or senior associate to partner as w...

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Large Trans-Atlantic Firm Merger

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Posted on June 2, 2010 at 9:06 PM



US firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and British firm Denton Wilde Sapte announced on Wednesday that after discussions over several months, they will merge to create a massive 1,400-lawyer firm. If both firms’ partners approve the union on June 9th, the combined firm will be called SNR Denton and have a presence in...

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