Asian Lawyer

Does Morgan-Stamford Merger Signal New Model for Singapore?

Fifteen years after the city-state first allowed foreign law firms to partner with local ones, Singapore’s lawyers are still looking for the best way to internationalize their practice. The Morgan Lewis-Stamford merger is just the latest in a long line of, often times, unsuccessful attempts.

Firms

  • Europe

    Jenner & Block to Launch in London

    By Chris Johnson

    The Chicago-based firm has announced that it will open a disputes-focused office in London later this spring to meet the increasing international needs of its clients.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Does Morgan-Stamford Merger Signal New Model for Singapore?

    By Anna Zhang

    Fifteen years after the city-state first allowed foreign law firms to partner with local ones, Singapore’s lawyers are still looking for the best way to internationalize their practice. The Morgan Lewis-Stamford merger is just the latest in a long line of, often times, unsuccessful attempts.

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Deals

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Disputes

  • Emerging Markets, Europe

    Gibson Dunn Partner Suspended for Mishandling Djibouti Case UPDATED

    By Jennifer Henderson

    A British high court judge has reversed an order freezing the assets of Djibouti businessman Abdourahman Boreh after finding that a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner knowingly presented faulty evidence implicating Boreh in a 2009 grenade attack.

  • Europe

    Foley Partner Escapes Supreme Court Sanctions Over a German Client's Brief UPDATED

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed its disciplinary action against Foley & Lardner partner Howard Shipley over his submission of a jargon-filled petition mainly written by his client, a German business executive and nonlawyer. The court issued this warning to lawyers: Write petitions in plain language.

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People

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