FINALISTS REVEALED: ALB Japan Law Awards 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

The much-awaited ALB Japan Law Awards is returning for its 16th edition this year, on September 24 with an all new format of celebration – virtual awards ceremony. The annual celebration will…

Asia Deals: Week of July 6

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Skadden on Weibos’ $750 mln public offering, Nishimura on Sompo’s $500 mln investment, and much more in this week’s Asia Deals table.

Asia Appointments: Week of July 6

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Oon & Bazul grows restructuring practice with Cavenagh hire, Zhong Lun grows practice in Guangzhou and Haikou, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.

India’s Singh & Associates launches forensic consultancy with hire from Mazars

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Singh & Associates (S&A) has ventured into the financial crime space after establishing a forensic investigations and valuation group.

HK: Gall grows matrimonial practice with hire from Robertsons

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong boutique Gall has strengthened its family and matrimonial practice with the addition of Kajal Aswani as a partner from fellow local firm Robertsons.

Incisive Law Q&A: ‘A single Singapore law practice is the way forward’

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Ince’s Singapore office recently consolidated with its local alliance partner firm, Incisive Law. After announcing new senior appointments, the firm is intent on creating a stronger internal culture…

Rajah & Tann launches remote contracts management platform

BY Aparna Sai |

Rajah & Tann Asia, the legal network led by Singapore’s Rajah & Tann, has released a platform that enables clients to remotely generate and digitally sign contracts from any device in real-time.

Nishimura acts as Sompo invests $500 mln in big data company Palantir

BY Aparna Sai |

Nishimura & Asahi has advised Japanese insurance company Sompo Holdings on its $500 million investment in Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies.

Host of law firms collaborate to draft online arbitration protocol

BY Aparna Sai |

Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst, CMS, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells and Latham…

Indonesian Bankruptcy and PKPU Proceedings in a Time of Covid-19 [Brought to you by SSEK]

BY Denny Rahmansyah, Mahareksha Singh Dillon |

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more economic harm to Indonesia than the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008.