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Davis Polk & Wardwell and Tian Yuan Law Firm are advising China’s Youran Dairy on its planned IPO in Hong Kong, with Sidley Austin and Dentons advising the joint underwriters.
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Dentons has become embroiled in a multi-front legal battle with former partner and longtime Big Law China practitioner Jinshu (John) Zhang, according to federal court documents filed this week, after Zhang and the global mega-firm clashed over client fees.
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Dentons plans to expand its network further in the ASEAN region this year by combining with a firm each in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, according to recent comments made by Gerald Singham, the firm’s global vice-chair and ASEAN CEO.
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Keith Brandt is managing partner of Dentons Hong Kong, and also acts as head of litigation and dispute resolution. In this chat with ALB, he talks about how he launched the original iteration of the firm nearly two decades ago, his unflinching determination to succeed, and how much he appreciates the lobby team at Starbucks in Jardine House.
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Paul Hastings and Dentons have advised China’s Weihai City Commercial Bank on its $365.3 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and King & Wood Mallesons advising the joint sponsors and the underwriters.
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Dentons PNG, the Papua New Guinea firm of Dentons, has represented the country in obtaining from its Supreme Court a judgment quashing a $3 billion arbitration claim brought by Independent Timbers and Stevedoring which was advised by Squire Patton Boggs, Manatt, Phelps & Philips and Leahy Lewin Lowing Sullivan.
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Dentons has announced a proposed combination with South Korean firm Lee International, which it says would make it the only international firm with a Korean legal practice.
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Dentons has continued to expand its disputes team in Hong Kong after hiring litigator Allan Leung as a partner from Hogan Lovells, where he spent more than 25 years.
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Dentons has advised Chinese financial firm JD Group on the sale of its insurance business, FTLife Insurance Company Limited, for $2.74 billion (HK$21.5 billion approximately) to NWS Holdings Limited which was counselled by Sullivan & Cromwell.
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Dentons has poached a four-lawyer dispute resolution team from Bird & Bird in Hong Kong, led by Richard Keady, who led the practice for APAC at his former firm.