Silicon Valley law firm Cooley has fund formation expert Sean Murphy as a partner in Singapore from fellow U.S. firm Shearman & Sterling, where he was a counsel.
Latham & Watkins has advised Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC on its proposed 20 billion Philippine peso ($420 million) acquisition of a stake in AC Energy Philippines.
As a pandemic year winds to a close, businesses in Asia are hopeful that 2021 will be a year of recovery and possibility. With a vaccine on the horizon and talk of borders reopening, the picture is remarkably brighter than it was just a few months ago.
Rajah & Tann Technologies (RTTech), a unit of Singapore Big Four firm Rajah & Tann, has joined with cybersecurity service provider Resolvo Systems to establish a platform called Rajah & Tann Cybersecurity (RTCyber).
White & Case has hired Tim Fourteau and Jamie Franklin as partners in Singapore from Latham & Watkins, where they were both counsel.
ZICO Insights Law, the ZICO Law network’s Singapore firm, has established a disputes practice after hired Cheryl Ng as a director. Ng previous managed her own disputes practice at boutique Intelleigen Legal.
In an unprecedented move, Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has made Abdul Malik, a non-lawyer, an equity partner of the firm.
Dentons Rodyk & Davidson, the Singapore law firm of Dentons, has appointed Gerald Singham as its next managing partner. He will replace Philip Jeyaretnam SC, who has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore.