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Davis Polk & Wardwell and Zhong Lun Law Firm advised Chinese biopharmaceutical company Antengene Corporation on its $335 million IPO in Hong Kong, with Herbert Smith Freehills and Commerce & Finance Law Offices advising the joint sponsors and the underwriters.
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S&R Associates has represented India’s Embassy REIT on its $1.3 billion acquisition of Embassy TechVillage assets from affiliates of sponsors Embassy Group, which were advised by Khaitan & Co.
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Hooi Bien Chuah talks to ALB about how the legal team supported Lazada Malaysia’s launch of new initiatives in the e-commerce market, and why working for causes greater than oneself can make work “super meaningful and motivating.”
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The 19th ALB Hong Kong Law Awards, a virtual event held on Nov. 27, was a resounding success, celebrating the standout lawyers, firms, in-house teams and legal work in the region.
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Lee Suet Fern, daughter-in-law of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew and a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, has been suspended for 15 months after she was found guilty of misconduct over handling of the late Lee’s last will.
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Nishimura & Asahi, Japan’s largest law firm, has invested in Reynen Court, a curated “app store” allowing access to numerous legal-tech software applications via a secure platform.
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Benjamin S. Tolosa, Jr. is the managing partner and head of litigation and dispute resolution at Tolosa Javier Law Firm (TJ Law) in the Philippines. In this chat with ALB, he talks about how his firm has grown in less than two years of its founding, the importance of open and transparent communication to the firm, and how he wants TJ Law to solidify its reputation as a premier litigation firm in the Philippines.
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White & Case has strengthened its global debt finance practice with the appointment of Daniel Abercromby as a partner in Hong Kong from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
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Alliott Global Alliance, an international association of law and accounting firms, has increased its presence to 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, following the addition of law firm members in Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Thailand.
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Voon Keat Lai, managing partner for Greater China, and partner Ivy Wong have left Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong to join local boutique MB Kemp, which was set up in September by two other former partners of the UK firm.