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SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB India Top Disputes Lawyers 2020

We are now accepting submissions for the ALB India Top Disputes Lawyers 2020.

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Tian Yuan, C&F lead on two medicine and healthcare IPOs in HK

Tian Yuan Law firm and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have led on two new health sector initial public offering

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C&F, Paul Hastings, Haiwen, CC on 2020’s first PRC bank IPO in HK

Paul Hastings and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have advised China Bohai Bank on its $1.78 billion initial pub

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DeHeng, Zhong Lun, STB, Reed Smith on Smoore’s $885 million IPO in HK

DeHeng Law Offices and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have advised China vaping device manufacturer Smoore on its $885 million initial public offering in Hong Kong, with Reed Smith Richards Butler, Reed Smith and Zhong…

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When Malaysia’s Taxman Comes Knocking [Brought to you by AZMI & Associates]

In the wake of the Conditional Movement Control Order (‘CMCO’) government offices, including the Inland Revenue Board (‘IRB’ or ‘the Revenue’) have resumed operations. It’s only a matter of time before the taxman comes…

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HK: DLA adds restructuring expert from Links

Anglo-American firm DLA Piper has welcomed restructuring specialist Matthew Worth as a partner at its Hong Kong office from Linklaters, where he was a counsel.

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Features and Analysis

A New Era of Mining

Indonesia recently ratified a long-anticipated bill amending the country’s 2009 Mining Law. Lawyers say that the large-scale revisions to the law could improve…

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Malaysia Rising Stars 2020

Young lawyers are making great strides in Malaysia’s legal industry as they work on various complex matters. ALB profiles six such lawyers from the Malaysian…

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‘We intend to keep moving forward’

Big Four Singapore firm Drew & Napier has undergone something of a metamorphosis over the past year, with lateral hires, the setting up of a regional…

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HKEX Launches Green Finance Platform

Last year, green bond issuances in the Asia-Pacific region hit record levels, raising $18.89 billion. Of that Mainland China’s green bond market accounted for…

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Briefs
Post-Pandemic Law Firms Will Be Agile and Tech-Forward, and Their Offices Will Reflect That

What will the future of work look like? Indeed, what will the office of the future look like, particularly in the aftermath of the pandemic? These are…

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Bold Moves

The pandemic has so far had a broadly negative impact on businesses across the region, but surprisingly, the period has also seen a number of law firms open in…

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