Asian Lawyer

New Law Takes Aim at Hong Kong’s Oligopolies

But the question is whether or not the so-called Competition Ordinance will succeed. Lawyers say it may not introduce significantly more competition into the local economy. In fact, the real winners may be the lawyers themselves.

Firms

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer

    Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 30, 2014

    By Tom Brennan

    *Magic Circle duo leads $6.5 billion Bank of China share sale
    *Simmons & Simmons acts for Hong Kong's United Energy on $786 million bond program
    *MoFo advises SoftBank on $627 million investment into Indian e-commerce company

  • Asian Lawyer

    MoFo Guides SoftBank on $627M India Investment

    By Tom Brennan

    The Japanese company is buying a majority share in Indian e-commerce outfit Snapdeal.

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Disputes

  • Latin America

    Family of Man Executed in Cuba Denied Access to Funds

    By Mark Hamblett

    The family of the late Robert Fuller, whom the Castro regime arrested and executed by firing squad in 1960, cannot access electronic funds frozen in banks under U.S. government sanctions against Cuba to satisfy a default judgment, the Second Circuit has ruled.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Terror Victims Lose Bid to Recover Funds From No. Korea

    By Mark Hamblett

    North Korea's removal from a list of state sponsors of terrorism while a case claiming it provided the weapons used in a 1972 attack was pending has led the Second Circuit to refuse to allow the attachment of $378 million in funds recovered in a default judgment.

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People

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