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ALB Conversations: Rachita Maker, Tata Communications

Rachita Maker, vice-president and head of legal operations at India’s Tata Communications, talks about the key strategic shifts that legal teams of today should look at, how lawyers should approach technology, and the…

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Cooley launches resource centre for entrepreneurs in Asia

U.S. law firm Cooley has launched Cooley GO, a resource centre for entrepreneurs with businesses at different stages of the growth cycle, in Asia.

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HK: A&O loses 4th partner since June as Gibson Dunn nabs tech specialist

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has appointed technology transactions partner Connell O’Neill in the firm’s Hong Kong office from Allen & Overy.

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K&L Gates snaps up PE trio in Hong Kong from exiting Orrick

U.S. firm K&L Gates has strengthened its Hong Kong office with the hire of Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman and William Ho as partners in its integrated funds and private equity practice from Orrick Herrington &…

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Withers lands disputes team from Oon & Bazul

UK-headquartered firm Withers has expanded its litigation and arbitration practice in Singapore with the hire of partner Chenthil Kumarasingam  and his team from Oon & Bazul.

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Asia Appointments: Week of August 3

IndusLaw elevates 8 to partnership, Loeb & Loeb raids Stephenson Harwood for estates practice hire, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.

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Features and Analysis

A New Era of Mining

Indonesia recently ratified a long-anticipated bill amending the country’s 2009 Mining Law. Lawyers say that the large-scale revisions to the law could improve…

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Malaysia Rising Stars 2020

Young lawyers are making great strides in Malaysia’s legal industry as they work on various complex matters. ALB profiles six such lawyers from the Malaysian…

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‘We intend to keep moving forward’

Big Four Singapore firm Drew & Napier has undergone something of a metamorphosis over the past year, with lateral hires, the setting up of a regional…

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HKEX Launches Green Finance Platform

Last year, green bond issuances in the Asia-Pacific region hit record levels, raising $18.89 billion. Of that Mainland China’s green bond market accounted for…

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Briefs
Post-Pandemic Law Firms Will Be Agile and Tech-Forward, and Their Offices Will Reflect That

What will the future of work look like? Indeed, what will the office of the future look like, particularly in the aftermath of the pandemic? These are…

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Bold Moves

The pandemic has so far had a broadly negative impact on businesses across the region, but surprisingly, the period has also seen a number of law firms open in…

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