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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has advised HP Inc. on its $1.05 billion acquisition of Samsung Electronics Co.’s printer business, with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton representing Samsung.
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Ashurst has seen a raft of partner exits in the past few days, including Singapore managing partner Shaun Lascelles and former Hong Kong managing partner Lina Lee.
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Herbert Smith Freehills, named Arbitration Law Firm of the Year at last week’s The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2016, has bolstered its Greater China arbitration ranks with the hire of Kathryn Sanger as a partner from Clifford Chance.
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UK-headquartered TMT law firm Olswang has launched a one-man South Korea desk manned by ex-Samsung in-house counsel Steve Kim.
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U.S. law firm Vedder Price has opened an office in Singapore, its first in Asia and second outside the U.S.
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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised Vietnamese low-cost airline VietJet on its agreement to buy at least 20 A321 passenger jets from France’s Airbus Group for $2.39 billion.
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PwC Legal, the legal arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has hired Nasir Dao - PKM Abdul as the head of its offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from Gide Loyrette Nouel.
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Withers has hired David Mallinson as a corporate partner in its hotels and hospitality practice in Hong Kong from Mayer Brown JSM.
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Hill Dickinson has hired insurance, shipping and competition law specialist Caroline Thomas as a partner in Hong Kong from Holman Fenwick Willan.
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Shearman & Sterling and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised GE on the sale of the financial service businesses of GE Capital India to a buyer group represented by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Allen & Overy.