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DLA Piper had added George Wu as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was an of counsel.
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British oil and gas company BP has chosen Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Dentons, Pinsent Masons and Simmons & Simmons as its legal advisors in Singapore for the years 2022 to 2024. This marks the first time BP has assembled a panel specifically for Singapore.
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India’s IndusLaw has hired corporate expert Faraz Khan as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.
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UK firm Ashurst has strengthened its global markets practice with the hire of Jessica Li as a partner in Hong Kong from Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy, where she was a counsel.
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Private equity funds and M&A specialist Sayak Maity has joined U.S. law firm White & Case as a partner in Singapore from India’s AZB & Partners.
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Latham & Watkins and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised Indian financial services platform PB Fintech on its 57-billion-rupee ($770 million) initial public offering, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Linklaters representing the book running lead managers.
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​​​​​​​Allen & Overy is representing the government of Cambodia in the country’s first-ever treaty-based Investor-State Dispute Settlement case brought by two Chinese nationals who are being counselled by Hui Zhong Law Firm and Arent Fox, according to reports.
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​​​​​​​U.S. firm King & Spalding has recruited Parveet Singh Gandoak as a partner in Singapore from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was a counsel.
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​​​​​​​O'Melveny & Myers (OMM) has advised Korean entertainment company CJ ENM on its $850 million acquisition of a majority stake in U.S. content studio Endeavor Content, which was represented by Latham & Watkins.
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UK firm Ashurst has hired Alexander Dmitrenko as a partner in Tokyo from Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was head of Asia sanctions.