Asian Lawyer

The Asian Lawyer Emerging Market Awards

Many of Asia's leading legal practitioners gathered at the Fullerton hotel in Singapore on Nov. 19 to join The Asian Lawyer in celebrating the best transactions and recognising the best lawyers in the region as part of our inaugural Emerging Markets Awards. Here's a rundown of the winners and the reasons why they were chosen.

Firms

  • Europe

    Big British Firm Seeks U.S. Merger Partner in 2015

    By MP McQueen

    Bryan Hughes, CEO of London-based Eversheds, tells The Am Law Daily that a “cultural fit” is key when it comes to whittling down a 10-firm list of potential merger partners for his 1,200-lawyer outfit next year.

  • Asian Lawyer

    China's Han Kun Launches in Hong Kong

    By Anna Zhang

    The technology and venture capital-focused firm has entered the city through an alliance with local IP specialist Choy, Cheung & Co.

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Deals

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Disputes

  • Emerging Markets

    Plaintiffs Urge Judge to Reject Arab Bank's Vacatur Bid

    By Ben Bedell

    Arguing that Arab Bank was found liable for transferring money to terrorists due to "overwhelming evidence" and citing the bank's own "parade of blunders" during trial, plaintiffs moved to reject the bank's bid to vacate the verdict or allow a key sanctions ruling to be appealed.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Senators Want Takata Internal Documents on Air Bag Defect

    By Andrew Ramonas

    Democratic Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida and Jay Rockefeller IV of West Virginia have demanded numerous internal documents from the Japanese auto parts maker about its deadly air bag safety defect, saying a top executive at Takata left them with "many significant questions" about the problem.

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People

  • Europe

    Continental Breakfast with Gibson Dunn's Charlie Geffen

    By Chris Johnson

    American Lawyer chief European correspondent Chris Johnson meets regularly with senior legal sector figures at their favorite breakfast joints to chew over the industry's tastiest talking points. This week, Charlie Geffen discusses life after being ousted from his former managerial position at Ashurst and his new role as head of Gibson Dunn's London corporate practice.

  • Asian Lawyer

    The Asian Lawyer Emerging Market Awards

    By Nick Ferguson

    Many of Asia's leading legal practitioners gathered at the Fullerton hotel in Singapore on Nov. 19 to join The Asian Lawyer in celebrating the best transactions and recognising the best lawyers in the region as part of our inaugural Emerging Markets Awards. Here's a rundown of the winners and the reasons why they were chosen.

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