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

  • Asian Lawyer

    Debevoise & Plimpton to Add Hong Kong Law Capability

    By Tom Brennan

    After 20 years of advising clients on the New York and English law aspects of their business in Asia, the firm is setting up a local law practice in Hong Kong as well.

  • Asian Lawyer, Emerging Markets, Europe, Latin America

    The Global Legal Market: By the Numbers

    By Drew Combs

    A look at how the Am Law 200's head count in top markets around the world has changed between 1998 and today.

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Deals

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Disputes

  • Europe

    Global Legal Awards: Grand Prize Winner in Disputes

    By Michael D. Goldhaber

    How one firm tracked an oligarch—and billions in fraud. Mukhtar Ablyazov lived a fairy tale life until Hogan Lovells persuaded the world's toughest antifraud courts to get much tougher.

  • Canadian Suits

    By Marlisse Silver Sweeney

    Fulawka v. The Bank of Nova Scotia; Hamilton v. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.; Letourneau v. Imperial Tobacco/Blais v. Imperial Tobacco; Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia

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People

  • Asian Lawyer

    HWL Ebsworth Hires in Adelaide

    By Tom Brennan

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

  • Asian Lawyer

    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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