Asian Lawyer

India’s Amarchand to Split Into Two New Firms: Reports

India’s largest and most prominent law firm is on the verge of a breakup, according to reports in Indian media.

Firms

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer, Europe

    A&O, Freshfields Lead Li's $3.75B British Rail Buy

    By Tom Brennan

    Two companies controlled by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing are acquiring Eversholt Rail Group from a consortium that includes U.K. private equity funds 3i Infrastructure and STAR Capital Partners.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Sidley, Ashurst, Freshfields on $10B Citic Deal

    By Tom Brennan

    Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd. and Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. are buying a 20 percent stake in the Chinese state-run conglomerate.

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Disputes

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    Toyota Nears Settlement with Blogging Translator

    By Amanda Bronstad

    Toyota Motor Corp. is in settlement talks with a former translator and self-described whistleblower who was sanctioned last month for posting on a blog internal documents related to its sudden acceleration defects.

  • Emerging Markets, Europe

    Trial of Alleged Osama Bin Laden Conspirator Begins

    By Mark Hamblett

    Khalid al Fawwaz was a critical, top-level conspirator in Osama bin Laden's war against America, spreading the al Qaida leader's declarations of hate, training terrorists and leading the terror cell that bombed U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, a federal prosecutor told a jury Thursday.

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People

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