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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

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Deals

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    Asia Deal Digest: Nov. 27, 2014

    By Tom Brennan

    *Allens, Minters on Sao Paulo-based JBS's $1.2 billion offer for Australia's Primo Smallgoods
    *Drew & Napier acts for property developer CapitaLand on real estate deal in Indonesia
    *Khaitan, Clifford Chance, Luthra on Calcutta Electric Supply's share sale in India

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    Allens, Minter Ellison on $1.2B Bid for Primo Smallgoods

    By Tom Brennan

    Sao Paulo-based meat processing company JBS is buying Australia’s leading maker of ham, sausages and bacon in an all-cash deal.

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Disputes

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    Auto Companies Lawyer Up Amid Takata Investigations

    By Amanda Bronstad

    Auto companies that recalled 7.8 million U.S. cars and trucks over exploding air bags linked to injuries and deaths have retained counsel amid mounting legal pressure.

  • 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.

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People

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    Stephenson Harwood Hires Energy Partner in Beijing

    By Tom Brennan

    Former Clyde & Co partner Lynia Lau is the first lawyer to staff the office since legal director James Zhang left early this year.

  • 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.

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