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Firms advise on Indonesia’s USD2.75bn first toll road platform

Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills, and ABNR advise on APG's USD2.75bn co-investment in Indonesia's first toll road platform

Prolegis names Daniel Chia as managing director in Singapore

Prolegis, a formal law alliance (FLA) partner of Herbert Smith Freehills, has appointed Daniel Chia as its new managing director

Rajah & Tann takes construction head from HSF’s China partner

Rajah & Tann bolsters its China presence with the addition of Shanghai-based international arbitration partner, Hew Kian Heong

Weighing the future

India's future legal leaders show what it takes to stand out to clients and industry peers

Herbert Smith Freehills adds key hire in Hong Kong

Herbert Smith Freehills has continued its strategic expansion in the Asian private capital landscape with the appointment of Benjamin Lohr

The A-List 2023-24

Following an extensive nomination process, we reveal which Indian lawyers are most frequently recommended by their clients and international counterparts

White & Case, HSF advise on MMG’s USD1.9bn acquisition

White & Case and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) assist MMG's USD1.88B acquisition of Cuprous Capital for operating rights to the Khoemacau copper mine in Botswana

Clients remain a priority despite HSF plan to close KL office

Herbert Smith Freehills to close Kuala Lumpur office by April 2024, but will still serve Malaysian clients.

Andrew Blacoe assumes leadership of HSF’s Asia corporate practice

HSF has announced the appointment of Andrew Blacoe as the new head of its corporate practice in Asia to meet client demands for new technology

Tiantu debuts as first Chinese PE/VC firm to list on HKEX

O’Melveny, Grandall, Carey Olsen, HSF and Jia Yuan assisted Tiantu Capital in completing its USD144 million IPO on HKEX, making it the first mainland PE/VC company to list in the city

Herbert Smith reinforces Asia energy expertise with new hire

HSF has welcomed Anthony Patten to its team as a corporate partner focusing on energy in Singapore, which will support one of the firm's highest priority areas for growth

Hard knocks

How did China’s legal market fare in the locked down year of 2022? Our annual survey, featuring 88 leading law firms, reveals the answers

Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2023

Asia Business Law Journal names the country’s top law firms

Baker McKenzie adds M&A lawyer in Singapore

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, a member firm of Baker McKenzie in Singapore, has hired Theodore Heng as the principal of its M&A group

Full speed ahead

India Business Law Journal is pleased to present its selection of the top 15 foreign law firms for India-related work

Hua Hong raises RMB21.2bn in Star Market’s largest IPO this year

Llinks, Herbert Smith Freehills and AllBright have advised Hua Hong Semiconductor’s USD 2.95 billion IPO on the Star Market, making it the largest A-share listing to date this year

Amman Mineral IPO signals Indonesia’s vibrant capital markets

Milbank, Sidley Austin, and Indonesia’s Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung, an associate firm of Herbert Smith Freehills, advised on copper and gold mining company

China Business Law Awards 2023

China Business Law Journal reveals its top performing law firms of 2022

International arbitration expert strengthens Rajah & Tann

International arbitration expert Vanina Sucharitkul joins Singapore’s Rajah & Tann as a partner in the firm’s regional international arbitration practice

HSF exits Seoul, establishes new Korea group

Herbert Smith Freehills will close its Seoul branch after 10 years, while the office head and disputes partner Mike McClure is set to relocate to London and Seoul-based partner Dana Kim will move to Hong Kong

Future Legal Leaders 2023

What are the winning traits of lawyers that make them stand out to their clients and peers?

Anuradha Agnihotri joins HSF to leverage India disputes expertise

Leading arbitration specialist Anuradha Agnihotri has joined Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) as an of counsel in London to strengthen the firm’s India disputes practice

HSF relocates Tokyo partner to head new arbitration hub

Supporting the Asia-Pacific arbitration practice, Herbert Smith Freehills launches an Australian arbitration hub in Melbourne led by partners James Allsop and Chad Catterwell

Prashanth Sabeshan joins Link Legal’s Bengaluru branch as partner

Link Legal hires Prashanth Sabheshan, formerly of Argus Partners, to strengthen the corporate, renewables, infrastructure, and environment, social and governance practices in the firm’s Bengaluru office

Deals of the year 2022

China Business Law Journal announces the most exciting China-related legal transactions and disputes of 2022

Taking the plunge

As global uncertainty disrupts the legal workforce, Asian law firms see attrition as young lawyers switch to in-house and other lanes

Baker McKenzie adds new employment partner in Hong Kong

Tess Lumsdaine joins Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office as a partner, strengthening the firm’s capabilities in employment and regulatory compliance issues

Nickel trader Lygend raises HKD3.67bn in IPO to fund projects

Leading nickel producer and trader Lygend Resources & Technology sold its shares at HKD15.8 apiece to raise HKD3.67 billion (USD470 million) in a Hong Kong IPO

HSF advises Silk Road Fund investment in Indonesian pharma

Herbert Smith Freehills and associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in Indonesia have advised China’s Silk Road Fund and sovereign wealth fund Indonesia Investment Authority (INA)

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes partner as head of mainland China

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed partner Nanda Lau to lead its mainland offices, reporting to Hong Kong-based China managing partner Matt Emsley

Hiswara Bunjamin hires new disputes partner in Jakarta

Herbert Smith Freehills’ associate law firm in Indonesia, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung, has hired disputes lawyer Prawidha Murti in Jakarta, who left Oentoeng Suria & Partners

Dispute lawyer moves to Linklaters Indonesia

Narendra Adiyasa as a partner to lead the firm’s dispute resolution and employment and incentives practices in Jakarta

Former HSF lawyer leads Kudun’s Japan practice

Thai law firm Kudun & Partners has opened a Japan practice with the hiring of partner Emi Rowse Igusa as the head.

Tencent-backed TV Producer raises HKD420m on HK listing

A Tencent-backed Chinese drama series company, Linmon Media, has raised HKD420 million (USD53.5 million) from its IPO on the HKEX

Bouncing back

Revealed: The top international law firms for India matters

China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

What does it take to be a top lawyer?

Our A-List lawyers share strategies for success

Diagnostic provider Yunkang goes public in HK

The fifth-largest market player in China’s medical operation services sector has been listed on the HKEX

HSF sets construction disputes hub in Kuala Lumpur

Herbert Smith Freehills has opened a construction and infrastructure disputes hub in Kuala Lumpur

Shukla, Chak made partners in HSF India practice

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Siddartha Shukla and Dhananjaya Chak to the partnership of its India practice

Shearman hires energy counsel

Shearman & Sterling has hired Ong Kok Jin as a counsel in its global M&A practice in Singapore

The A-List: Top offshore lawyers 2022

Offshore financial centres worldwide have made relentless efforts to attract foreign business, and outward-looking Asian companies have responded to this demand by setting up overseas entities. However, finding the right legal team is daunting

Thailand Law Firm Awards 2022

Recovering global demand is softening the impact of the pandemic on Thailand. While travel restrictions continue taking a heavy toll on the tourism sector, a major contributor to the economy, the country has rolled out an extensive and comprehensive package to kick-start a rebound.

Mapping global expertise

As a wave of dealmaking showcases legal prowess around the world, India Business Law Journal reveals the top foreign law firms for India work

Not happy

Shared justice

Yin v Yang

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Direction corrections on Singapore tax

Direction corrections on Singapore tax

By Eugene Lim, Christine Schwarzl and Mei Yeo, WTS Taxise in Singapore

The island nation is ringing in tax changes to keep it competitive, pay for an energy transition, and align with new international standards



Ensuring liquidation preference to protect investor rights

By Parag Bhide and Mitali Kshatriya, Bharucha & Partners

Literal or liberal interpretation in extending arbitration

By Sudeshna Guha Roy and Ayush Chaturvedi, Bharucha and Partners
China’s export control system

China’s export control system and tips for compliance

By Qiu Mengyun and Han Xiaoxi, AllBright Law Offices

Arbitrator still in place despite unilaterally adjusting fees

By Sneha Jaisingh and Zashank Mehta, Bharucha & Partners

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