SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB India Top Disputes Lawyers 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

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

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

BY Hu Yangxiaoxiao 胡阳潇潇 |

Tian Yuan Law firm and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have le

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

BY Hu Yangxiaoxiao 胡阳潇潇 |

Paul Hastings and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have advised

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

BY Hu Yangxiaoxiao 胡阳潇潇 |

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 Lun Law Firm advising the sole sponsor Citic Securities.

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

BY Abu Daud Abd Rahim, Khairul Anwar Mohamed |

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 knocking. If you are dissatisfied with Notices of Assessment or Additional Assessment served upon you, the law provides a number of ways to dispute them.

HK: DLA adds restructuring expert from Links

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

HK: Loeb & Loeb launches trusts practice with SH team

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Loeb & Loeb has launched a trusts and estates practice in Hong Kong after hiring partners Erik Wallace and Laurence Ho and associates Sarah Lai and Letao Tao from Stephenson Harwood.

SG: Former Rajah & Tann litigator joins Cavenagh Law

BY Aparna Sai |

Cavenagh Law, the Singapore formal law alliance of Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance, has appointed Paul Tan as a partner in its cross-border litigation practice from Big Four firm Rajah & Tann. He will officially start on Sept. 1.

Tokyo, Sydney aim to lure edgy HK financial firms, but Singapore a top draw

BY Reuters |

Japan, Australia and some other nations are readying incentives to attract banks and asset managers in Hong Kong that are worried about the new security law imposed by China, but finance sector experts said even if they move, it will be to Singapore.

SG: Hin Leong's Lim family seeks to halt Rajah & Tann from taking court role

BY Reuters |

Members of Singapore’s Lim family have asked a court to stop law firm Rajah & Tann Singapore (R&T) from working for court-appointed supervisors to two companies in the Lims' embattled oil trading empire, Evan Lim Chee Meng told Reuters.