Asian Lawyer

In China's Crackdown on Rights Lawyers, Big Law Says Little

Am Law 200 and Global 100 firms active in China appear reluctant to join the bar associations around the world that have expressed support for the lawyers detained by the Chinese government in July.

Firms

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer

    Davis Polk Leads CICC’s $1B Hong Kong IPO

    By Anna Zhang

    The deal gives shareholders KKR and TPG Capital the chance to exit stakes they’ve held in the Chinese investment bank since 2010.

  • Emerging Markets

    Clients are Asking About Iran, But Lawyers Remain Cautious

    By Nell Gluckman

    Am Law 100 firms are receiving inquiries from clients about whether they can do business in Iran. Though the nuclear accord announced this month signals that some companies may soon have access to a new market, most lawyers are reserved in their expectations.

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Disputes

  • Europe

    European Suit Against Film Studios Part of Aggressive Effort UPDATED

    By Amanda Bronstad

    The European Commission’s decision to file antitrust claims against six major U.S. film studios on Thursday is an aggressive approach at dismantling how Hollywood does business. Even so, it comes as little surprise to antitrust experts given the regulatory agency’s push to unify consumer access to digital products in the European Union.

  • Europe

    EU Finds that Fake Goods Are Expensive

    By Sue Reisinger

    Counterfeits cost the region billions in lost retail and tax revenue.

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People

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