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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  • 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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  • Europe

    Expert Analysis: The EU-U.S. Data Protection Dispute and Possible Resolution

    By Shari Claire Lewis

    In her Internet Issues/Social Media column, Shari Claire Lewis discusses the background of the data transfer dispute and the significant aspects of the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Expert Analysis: The Risky Business of Providing Student Travel Programs

    By Thomas A. Dickerson and Sheri S. Roman

    Thomas A. Dickerson and Sheri S. Roman review cases involving students injured or killed while traveling abroad and the liability of the program organizers, including the claims of a student whose school failed to warn her of the risk of insect-borne disease in China, a complaint brought by the family of a student who died after a fall during a wilderness expedition in the Himalayas, and more.

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