Asian Lawyer

Law Firms Still Optimistic as Chinese Stock Markets Swoon

Even as the Chinese stock market bubble bursts, lawyers report that they're keeping busy with M&A, tech deals, and restructuring work. Don't count out Hong Kong IPOs, either.

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Firms

  • Europe

    Greenberg Traurig Confirms Tie-Up Talks With British Firm

    By Brian Baxter and Chris Johnson

    Greenberg Traurig, a Miami-based Am Law 100 firm known for its spectacular growth, confirmed Wednesday that it is in preliminary discussions about a potential union with U.K. firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

  • Asian Lawyer

    DLA Piper Shakes Up Non-U.S. Compensation

    By James Booth

    The firm's international LLP is introducing a new points-based system, bringing in a larger bonus pool and creating a separate lockstep for new partners.

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer

    Deal Watch: ChemChina's Syngenta Merger Sets Record

    By Brian Baxter

    Simpson Thacher, Davis Polk Clifford Chance and two leading Swiss firms take the lead on the largest outbound M&A deal ever by a Chinese company; and a look at the other big firms behind the latest slate of billion-dollar transactions.

  • Latin America

    Expert Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges in International Trade

    By Daniel Cannistra and Benjamin Blase Caryl

    New laws, free trade agreements, a new Cuba policy, and increased trade remedy cases in 2015 have created both business opportunities and challenges for U.S. companies.

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Disputes

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People

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