Asian Lawyer

Hollywood and China: An International Buddy Movie

Hollywood wants the box office riches; Chinese companies want Hollywood techniques. Sister publication Corporate Counsel talks to Manatt, Phelps & Phillips partner Lindsay Conner about how the two are coming together.

Firms

  • Emerging Markets

    DLA Piper Opens Second Saudi Arabia Office

    By Jennifer Henderson

    The firm has put down stakes in Jeddah, creating its second outpost in Saudi Arabia, where it already has an office in Riyadh. DLA Piper plans to further expand by opening a third outpost in the Eastern Province by year’s end.

  • Asian Lawyer, Europe

    Trowers & Hamlins Wins First License to Practice in Malaysia

    The U.K. firm has announced it is now a so-called Qualified Foreign Law Firm, allowing it to advise clients on international law from the Southeast Asian country.

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Deals

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Disputes

  • Asian Lawyer

    Wal-Mart, JC Penney Sued Over Bangladesh Factory Collapse

    By Zoe Tillman

    An eight-story building that housed garment factories in Bangladesh, collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing more than 1,000 people and injuring many more. This week, the victims and their families filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington against Wal-Mart and other retailers that allegedly sourced products from those factories.

  • Emerging Markets

    From the Experts: Lessons Learned from the Goodyear FCPA Settlement

    By Edward T. Kang and Brian D. Frey

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's settlement agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. underscores the risks of inadequate due diligence in acquisitions, among other issues.

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People

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