Asian Lawyer

GSK's Record Fine Means More Compliance Work for Firms

A Chinese court recently handed down a $490 million penalty against the U.K. drugmaker for corruption, a sign the country's regulators are getting more aggressive with foreign companies. For investigations lawyers, it also signals a likely uptick in an already busy practice.

Firms

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Deals

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Disputes

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    Restitution Bid Fails in Wire Fraud Involving Kyrgyzstan

    By Andrew Keshner

    In a wire fraud case against a onetime investment banker connected to a now-deposed regime in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, a judge has ruled the prosecution's inability to identify exactly who the money was stolen from has made the task of restitution impossible.

  • Europe

    U.S. Group Supports Marriage-Equality Foes in Slovakia

    By Marcia Coyle

    Alliance Defending Freedom, among the leading opponents of same-sex marriage in the U.S. courts, is pressing that message abroad, this time before the Constitutional Court of Slovakia.

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People

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    HWL Ebsworth Hires in Adelaide

    By Tom Brennan

    Former Finlaysons associate Peter Staniszewski has joined the Australian firm's banking and finance group.

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    Two More Bingham Hong Kong Partners Move to Akin Gump

    By Tom Brennan

    Mark Fucci and Anne-Marie Godfrey are joining Charles Rogers, Naomi Moore and Matthew Puhar as part of the firm's raid of Bingham’s London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong offices.

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