Asian Lawyer

The Inside Story of Dentons' Combination with Dacheng

In its boldest move yet, the verein is betting big on the Chinese economy.


  • Asian Lawyer

    DLA Phillips Fox Rebrands to DLA Piper New Zealand

    By Tom Brennan

    The firm will remain financially independent but has changed its name to better align with its global 'best friend.'

  • DLA Piper Breaks into Canada with Davis Merger

    By Julie Triedman

    A year after its bid to merge with now-defunct Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie fell through, DLA Piper has found a partner up north in Davis LLP, a 260-lawyer mid-tier firm based in Vancouver. The combination, effective in April, marks the latest combination of a U.S.-based global firm with one in Canada.

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  • Canadian Big Deals

    By Marlisse Silver Sweeney

    Royal Bank of Canada acquires "Bank of the Stars" City National, IvanhoƩ Cambridge buys Three Bryant Park in New York City, and more.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Debevoise on $4B Asian Private Equity Fund

    By Anna Zhang

    Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia has raised the second-largest fund in the region since KKR's $6 billion fund in 2013.

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