Asian Lawyer

Goodwin Procter Plans for a Global Future in Asia

The firm has launched a program to ensure that in the coming years its Hong Kong office will have U.S.-trained lawyers who are completely bilingual and bicultural.

Firms

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer

    Skadden, Cleary Advise on Alibaba-Backed Insurer's $1.5B IPO

    By Anna Zhang

    China’s largest internet insurance company ZhongAn plans one of the largest fintech listing in Hong Kong.

  • Asian Lawyer

    MoFo and Skadden Advise on $4.4B SoftBank – WeWork Deal

    By Joseph Evans

    Morrison & Foerster and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom are advising on a deal in which Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Group is investing $4.4 billion into U.S. workshare space company WeWork.

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Disputes

  • Emerging Markets

    Second Circuit Weighs Ordering Cravath to Provide Files to Dutch Court

    By Andrew Denney

    Forcing Cravath, Swaine & Moore to hand over documents related to litigation against Royal Dutch Shell to a plaintiff seeking redress in Dutch courts would give rise to "discovery litigation tourism," an attorney for the firm said in arguments before a federal appeals court.

  • Emerging Markets

    Amnesty International Targets Cravath in Shell Discovery Fight

    By Miriam Rozen

    Amnesty International has zeroed in on Cravath, Swaine & Moore, claiming in a Sept. 8 release that the New York firm is refusing to hand over "critical" evidence in long-running litigation against the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell.

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People

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