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KWM’s Fuller: “No more mergers for now, our focus is on integration”

31-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

With the international legal community still abounding with scepticism around the concept of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), the firm’s global managing partner Stuart Fuller finds part of his job is to deliver “proof of concept” both internally and externally.

Hong Kong

MoFo takes litigation team from Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong

28-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has hired Winston & Strawn’s Asia litigation chair Adrian Yip as a partner, along with three associates.

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Deutsche Bank reappoints host of firms to global panel

24-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Deutsche Bank has carried out its biennial legal review and is understood to have appointed Allen & Overy (A&O), Hogan Lovells and White & Case to its roster. 

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Taylor Wessing to stake all on Asia growth with Hong Kong the next stop

24-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Taylor Wessing managing partner Tim Eyles was recently elected for a third term at the helm of the firm. His next step? International expansion.

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Fenwick & West adds team of three in Shanghai

22-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

US technology-focused law firm Fenwick & West has added three lawyers to its Shanghai office, including former Latham & Watkins partner Karen Yan.

Shanghai

Asia moves: 20 July

20-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Gowlings WLG and Taylor Wessing eyeing East Asia expansion

28-Jul-2015

This week, two of UK’s top 30 firms have re-asserted their commitment to better serving clients in the fast-growing Asia region. In today’s cover story, the managing partners of Wragges Lawrence Graham & Co and Gowlings, which are set to merge next January, revealed that East Asia is a major part of the merged firm’s international ambition.

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Asia-Pacific Analysis

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Asia-Pacific 150: local firms' expansion accelerates as China dominates

29-Jun-2015

International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.

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Asia-Pacific Opinion

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Never mind the Ashes: England and Australia are battling for the Chinese investment prize

27-Jul-2015 | By David Rennick

Just as we are locked in competition for cricket’s greatest prize, England and Australia are also competing for one of the great global economic prizes: Chinese inward investment.

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Asian firms continue outward push with globalising clients

29-Jun-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

This week sees the publication of the third Asia-Pacific 150 report.

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Asia-Pacific Briefings

Cyprus tax law amended download subscription

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Making Cyprus more attractive to foreign investors. 

Shanghai

Asia moves: 20 July

20-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Ashurst PEP drops nearly 4 per cent while turnover rises by £3m

8-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) dropped 3.6 per cent over 2013/14 from £775,000 to £747,000, while turnover remained roughly flat.

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Blake Cassels, Cravath and Weil Gotshal advise as GE sells fleet business for $6.9bn

30-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Blake Cassels & Graydon, Cravath Swaine & Moore and Weil Gotshal & Manges have all won top roles as General Electric (GE) sells its fleet businesses in the US, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand to Element Financial Corporation for $6.9bn (£4.4bn). 

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Lewis Silkin to pay £2m damages to India cricket chief client

6-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lewis Silkin will pay out £2m to former client, ex-Indian Premier League CEO Tim Wright, following a High Court ruling on Friday (3 July).

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Ashurst and Khaitan advise on Vedanta and Cairn India merger

16-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst is advising long-time client Vedanta Resources on the merger of its oil and gas exploration subsidiaries Vedanta and Cairn India.

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Linklaters ousts Allen & Overy to top list of foreign India practices

19-May-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Linklaters has supplanted magic circle rival Allen & Overy (A&O) as the international firm seen to have the most robust India practice, with the firm coming highly-recommended by clients and Indian firms.

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KWM’s Fuller: “No more mergers for now, our focus is on integration”

31-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

With the international legal community still abounding with scepticism around the concept of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), the firm’s global managing partner Stuart Fuller finds part of his job is to deliver “proof of concept” both internally and externally.

Hong Kong

MoFo takes litigation team from Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong

28-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has hired Winston & Strawn’s Asia litigation chair Adrian Yip as a partner, along with three associates.

Shanghai skyline

Fenwick & West adds team of three in Shanghai

22-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

US technology-focused law firm Fenwick & West has added three lawyers to its Shanghai office, including former Latham & Watkins partner Karen Yan.

More from China

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

Seoul

Skadden joins Seoul race with office launch

27-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has become the latest international firm to establish a base in Seoul.

London

Stephenson Harwood re-appoints White as CEO

7-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Stephenson Harwood’s non-executive supervisory council has re-appointed Sharon White as chief executive officer (CEO) for a second three-year term.

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Shanghai

Asia moves: 20 July

20-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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HFW launches formal law alliance in Singapore

1-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has established a formal law alliance (FLA) with Singaporean firm AsiaLegal.

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EY adds foreign law practice in Singapore for regional growth

15-Jun-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

EY’s affiliated law firm DA Partners has been granted a foreign law practice (FLP) licence in Singapore, as part of its regional growth plan.

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