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.

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    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

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Disputes

  • Europe

    The Global Lawyer: The First Shoe Drops in Argentina

    By Michael D. Goldhaber

    The beginning of the end of Argentina’s international bondholder battle means important legal questions raised by the dispute will have to wait for answers.

  • Europe

    Justice Dept. Fights Subpoenas for Bank Records About Russian Assets

    By Zoe Tillman

    The U.S. Department of Justice is fighting efforts by a Jewish group to subpoena banks for information about assets owned by the Russian Federation, which owes more than $43 million in sanctions for rebuffing a U.S. judge's order to return a collection of religious texts.

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People

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