Deal Watch 5/11/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Felda Global IPOMalaysian palm oil firm Felda Global Ventures Holding is executing what is expected to be the world’s second largest IPO this year next to Facebook. Albar & Partners is acting as their legal adviser on Malaysian law and for the IPO, and Cleary Gottleib is advising the company on U.S. and Engli...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/20/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 7:04 PM



       BLP Promotes Singapore PartnerMarius Toime was promoted to finance partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) Singapore office, one promotion out of 10 worldwide at BLP. Toime is a specialist in natural resources, energy, infrastructure, and project finance. He has experience with M&A, asset finance, and ener...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 8/11/11

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Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:08 PM



There were some major partner moves in Asia this week, let's see what went on...Kirkland & Ellis have recently hired a group of partners for their Hong Kong office from Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins and Allen & Overy. The group of partners includes corporate partners Nicholas Norris, Dominic Tsun and ...

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Representative Partner Moves & Promotions: 2011 Year in Review

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Posted on June 30, 2011 at 6:06 PM



With many lateral partner moves and promotions at the senior level and partner level so far this year, there has certainly been a significant amount of restructuring at many of the top firms in Shanghai/Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. We’ve seen a few trends so far this year—continued movement between local an...

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PRC and US Firms Take Aim in Hong Kong

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Posted on May 26, 2011 at 4:05 PM



As capital markets continues to boom in Hong Kong, firms from mainland China and the US are starting to fight for a piece of the market.  Shanghai-based, AllBright Law is the most recent PRC firm to enter the market, following in the footsteps of King & Wood, Jun he Law Offices and Zhong Lun Law Firm. AllBright par...

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Office Openings - 5/20/2010

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Posted on May 21, 2010 at 12:05 AM



Ropes and Gray has announced that it will be boosting its corporate offering to clients with interest in China by opening a new office in Shanghai. The firm currently advises international clients, including Chinese companies, from its offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, and throughout the United States. The firm recen...

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Office Openings - 1/25/2010

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Posted on January 25, 2010 at 7:01 PM



Zhong Lun has opened a branch in Hong Kong, the firm’s seventh office, and will work with local Hong Kong firm Roger Ho & Co. Roger Ho & Co will oversee Zhong Lun’s currently six lawyer Hong Kong operation."We started planning to open an office in Hong Kong two years ago. We took the time to search for the most...

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Deal Watch - 3/26/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 9:03 PM



Baker & McKenzie advised Goldman Sachs International on Taiwan law while A Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett advised the Goldman on US law. The landmark deal involved Goldman Sachs being an initial purchaser of the first GDS offering by an Asian issuer (in this case, Gintech Energy Corporation) this year, and also the...

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