Indian boutique hires ex-cop to lead white-collar practice

BY Aparna Sai |

Lalit Maheshwari, formerly a deputy inspector of the anti-corruption bureau of the Indian state of Rajasthan, has joined law firm Capstone Legal as the head of its white-

Khaitan, Trilegal, SPB advise on India’s largest QIP this year

BY Aparna Sai |

Khaitan & Co has advised India’s Bank of Baroda on its 45-billion-rupee ($622 million) qualified institutional placement (QIP), with Trilegal and Squire Patton Boggs representing the bookrunning lead managers.

A Complete Anatomy Of Oppression & Mismanagement –  Supreme Court’s Decision In The Tata – Mistry Dispute [Brought to you by Trilegal]

BY Nitesh Jain, Adrish Majumder |

The Supreme Court of India (Court), recently on 26 March 2021, has delivered a breakthrough decision in the realm of Indian company law and corporate governance.

SIAC racks up 1000 new cases in a year for the first time

BY Aparna Sai |

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) witnessed a record 1080 new case filings in 2020, a 125 percent increase from the 479 cases filed in 2019, and the first time SIAC’s new caseload crossed 1,000.

China considering new bourse to attract overseas-listed firms

BY Reuters |

China is considering establishing a stock exchange to attract overseas-listed firms and bolster the global status of its onshore share markets, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Inaugural ALB Middle East Law Awards a grand success

BY Aparna Sai |

The ALB Awards made its foray into the Middle East region with the inaugural event celebrating the outstanding achievements of individuals, law firms, in-house legal teams and dealmakers.

Clyde hires third partner in HK in less than a month

BY Aparna Sai |

Clyde & Co has hired Rosie Ng as a partner in the firm’s global insurance group in Hong Kong from HFW, where she was a consultant.

CC acts on Indonesia’s first sustainability-linked bond

BY Aparna Sai |

Clifford Chance has advised the joint bookrunners on PT Japfa Comfeed's $350 million sustainability linked bond (SLB) issuance, Indonesia’s first SLB and the world's first by an agri-food company.

Skadden, Davis Polk lead on Chinese fintech firm’s $507 mln HK IPO

BY Aparna Sai |

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have advised Chinese fintech firm Bairong on its $507 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Tian Yuan Law Firm assisting the joint sponsors and underwriters.

Latham, NDA, CAM, Skadden act on ReNew’s planned $8 bln SPAC listing

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins, Nishith Desai Associates and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas have advised India’s ReNew Power on its planned $8 billion listing on the NASDAQ via merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) RMG Acquisition, which was represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Khaitan & Co.

SG: Essex Court Chambers Duxton lawyers exit to set up new practice

BY Aparna Sai |

All six lawyers that comprised Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice) have left to set up a new practice, following the Chinese government’s sanctions on the UK’s Essex Court Chambers.

Arbitration in a Pandemic: Thriving in a Time of Uncertainty [Brought to you by RBN Chambers]

BY Ramesh Bharani Nagaratnam, Sharon G Andres |

COVID-19 has changed our lives, and undoubtedly, the way we work. Fortunately for those familiar with the practice of international arbitration, the pandemic has merely accelerated certain trends that had already begun before it hit.