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Governments and companies alike are facing a thrilling yet increasingly daunting cyber world today. Particularly in Asia, businesses are struggling to keep up with the fast-evolving threat of cybercrime. Kanishk Verghese reports
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Iran is preparing for an economic boom after a U.N. nuclear watchdog ruled in January that the country had abided by an agreement reached last July with six world powers to curb its nuclear programme, lifting sanctions that have stifled its economy for several years. Kanishk Verghese reports
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A wave of new economic and commercial initiatives, including the AEC and China’s OBOR, are set to firmly place Asia at the epicentre of cross-border trade and economic growth.
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Hogan Lovells has boosted its international arbitration practice with the hire of James Kwan as a partner in Hong Kong.
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King & Wood Mallesons, Clifford Chance and Haiwen & Partners have scored advisory roles on the Bank of Qingdao’s $607 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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Locke Lord has bolstered its energy practice with the hire of Jack Su as a partner in Hong Kong.
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On Nov. 8, Myanmar’s citizens flocked to the polling stations to their vote in the country’s first free nationwide election in 25 years.
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Rafael Morales, Managing Partner of SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Philippines’ largest law firm, speaks to Kanishk Verghese
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Debt capital markets partner Alexander Lloyd has left Sidley Austin to rejoin Clifford Chance in Hong Kong.
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J. Sagar Associates (JSA), AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co and Latham & Watkins have advised on the $464 million IPO of InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of low cost airline IndiGo, marking the largest listing in India since Bharti Infratel’s $751 million offering in December 2012.