Shearman & Sterling advised Toyota Motor in connection with its first US-dollar sustainability bond offering, consisting of US$1.25 billion 0.681% senior notes due 2024, US$1 billion 1.339% senior notes due 2026, and US$500 million 2.362% senior notes due 2031. The net proceeds of the notes will be allocated to eligible projects defined under Toyota’s sustainability bond framework. Capital markets partners Masashi Ikeda and Toshiro Mochizuki in Tokyo led the team.
Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Indonesia for 2020 and four winners each in 22 practice areas
On 30 September 2021, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) issued amendments to the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2021
Most gig workers are engaged as independent contractors and are not legally entitled to the mandatory statutory benefits to which employees are entitled. Instead, they are compensated based on the contract between the independent contractor and the principal or hiring party
In this digital age, where social media has become all the rage and sharing content on the internet has become possible with just a click of a button, businesses need to be more vigilant on the content available on social media platforms or intermediaries
The Japan In-House Lawyers Association (JILA), Daini Tokyo Bar Association and the Japan Association for Chief Legal Officers (JACLO) have organised a joint webinar to address how in-house legal departments and external legal resources
The General Counsels’ Association of India (GCAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 27 September with Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab to boost the competence of young graduates
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) welcomed more than 2,000 in-house counsel to its virtual annual meeting, which featured a tailored content stream for the Asia-Pacific in-house community for the first time
Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in South Korea for 2021 and four winners each in 27 practice areas
Asian policy makers are shifting focus to prioritise renewable power in their energy mixes. With various green initiatives emerging, businesses should compare the regulations in jurisdictions before investing in sustainable power generation
Blockchain technology has created ripples worldwide by turning art, music, videos and in-game items into digital assets, puzzling regulators into a cautious waiting game. But for how long? And where to from here?