The Indian bank placed shares with institutional investors in order to boost its reserve capital.
The Indian bank placed shares with institutional investors in order to boost its reserve capital.
Patrick Ellisen joins the firm's Silicon Valley office from Greenberg Traurig.
Dentons global chairman Joe Andrew and global CEO Elliott Portnoy said market unrest can sometimes be good for business.
Terminated employee of Machine Zone was arrested just before boarding a flight to China after an FBI investigation.
More than half the countries that signed on to an international bribery law convention haven't ventured beyond their own countries.
Markus Blenntoft moves over from the recently closed office of Dentons.
A dozen law firms team up to stop human trafficking, and send Congress a signal.
The trial of alleged embezzler Zhao Shilan will be the first U.S. prosecution of a Chinese economic fugitive since China began to hunt for corrupt officials living overseas last year. But difficulties in cooperation between the two countries means a conviction is far from guaranteed.
Akin Gump advised the Russian oil company on the sale of its 50 percent share in five Kazakhstan oil and gas fields to its Chinese joint venture partner.
China's stock tumble, with its nerve-rattling aftershocks in the U.S., may cause law firms to further scrutinize their strategy in Asia.
China's current crackdown on human rights lawyers is part of a wider attempt to criminalize forceful advocacy, and the transnational legal community must decide how to react, writes Eva Pils of King's College London.
The new office will be the Big Four corporate firm’s fourth location in Japan.
The Canadian asset manager is buying Melbourne-based Asciano in one of the biggest deals Down Under this year.
Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao and Home Box Office Inc. won the first round in the litigation over his highly publicized match against Floyd Mayweather after a federal panel sent more than 40 consumer class actions to a judge in Los Angeles.
A startup backed by a former L.A. Galaxy player accuses Sony of ripping of its idea for a charitable gaming platform.
It's not enough to register a trademark in the normal way. If you want to protect your marks, register them with the country's customs agency.
Law firms now have access to a platform that allows them to share data on cybersecurity threats anonymously. Several chief information officers and data security directors said they expected wide participation, although they expressed some reservations.
Considering 80 of the 100 biggest law firms have been hacked since 2011, it stands to reason yours could be next.
R&T Asia Resources will employ at least 30 lawyers to serve clients during their peak business periods.
A federal judge has ordered the general counsel of a Chinese corporation to come to the United States for a deposition in a patent case, despite the attorney's fear of a possible arrest upon entry by U.S. authorities in a criminal investigation into a violation of the embargo against the Iranian regime.
Eversheds and Allen & Overy hope to tap a new revenue source as the region's general counsel suffer the same pressures to cut costs as their peers in London and New York.
Michelle Yong has rejoined the U.K. firm after a brief stint at rival Ince & Co.
Erick Robinson most recently worked as Qualcomm’s director of intellectual property in India.
Terence Lau will make the move from rival Hogan Lovells early next month.
Although bank accounts held outside New York cannot be frozen or seized to satisfy a New York judgment, an information subpoena can be used to determine where the accounts are located within the bank, a unanimous First Department panel has held.
Australia's second largest lender is boosting its capital reserves in response to newly tightened regulations.
The Osaka-based company is the latest Japanese life insurer to seek growth through acquisitions in the U.S.
Korea practice head James Lee has relocated from Los Angeles to lead the three-partner office.
An in-house counsel career is an increasingly attractive option for women in Asia; 59 percent of in-house lawyers in Hong Kong are female.
The Chinese ecommerce giant has turned again to its U.S. law firm of choice for an investment in bricks-and-mortar electronics retailer Suning.
The latest Arbitration Scorecard finds only seven—out of 128—billion-dollar disputes that are being heard in Asia. But Asian arbitral institutes in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and beyond see no shortage of smaller cases.
To hire and develop the right people for the job in India, brand reputation, workplace culture, credible leadership and meaningful work are all imperative.
The U.K. firm has hired former Hogan Lovells consultant Charles Butcher.
Tim Lobanov, managing director of Verasca Group, shares his thoughts on the foreign investment coming into the Miami market.
Sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp. is buying a commercial real estate portfolio from Morgan Stanley-controlled Investa Property Group.
Allen & Gledhill and WongPartnership advised state-run companies Temasek and JTC in a four-way merger that created one of the largest home and industrial park builders in the region.
James Philips leaves the independent Australian firm after 30 years to join DLA Piper's team in Sydney.
Former Kirkland & Ellis partner Ya-Chiao Chang specializes in U.S. patent litigation.
To be successful, practitioners need to understand the distinct legal paradigms that subsist in the APAC region.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has winged her way to South Korea for a series of public events. Later this month, she will visit Hanoi to officiate a same-sex marriage ceremony as the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam, Ted Osius, renews his vows with his husband.
David Hallam joins from Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
The parent of Hainan Airlines is buying the world's largest ground and cargo handling company, Swissport International Ltd.
The latest report from Cornerstone Research and Stanford Law School finds that suits against Asian companies—most of them Chinese—account for more than half of shareholder class actions filed in the United States during the first six months of 2015.
Companies facing incidents that might attract international attention must assess whether U.S. litigation is reasonably anticipated, thus triggering the need for a litigation hold.
The Singapore-based warehousing giant is offering $4.6 billion for a portfolio of properties held by Industrial Income Trust.
A bevy of transactions in the pharmaceutical industry and industrial sector in Europe helped make the past week a big one for M&A, with more than a dozen billion-dollar deals being announced.
Hong Kong's Link REIT is buying two office buildings and retail space in the city's Xintiandi area.
Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sometimes feels like small time, gotcha-style litigation. Case in point: the $12 million settlement with Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. over marketing baby formula to health care professionals in China.
Sanford Wadler was fired for misconduct, the company's lawyers said, not in retaliation for speaking up about possible corruption in Bio-Rad's business dealings in China.
Andrew Digges spent 15 years with the Magic Circle firm, most recently at its Indonesian ally Ginting & Reksodiputro.
The hire of former Ashurst partner Tim Klineberg follows last month's arrival of longtime Clayton Utz partner David Cowling.
Former Linklaters lawyer Jonathan Bowden joins the U.S. firm's mergers and acquisitions practice.
Adrian Yip, who started at the San Francisco-based firm on Tuesday, advises on asset recoveries, corporate restructurings and intellectual property disputes.
The traffic-control systems designer will list next month four years after its first attempt at going public was postponed because of a deadly train rash in eastern China that killed 40 people.
There is no magic to winning business in Japan. It’s all about careful listening, honest explanations, and patiently waiting for the right decision.
The deal gives shareholders KKR and TPG Capital the chance to exit stakes they’ve held in the Chinese investment bank since 2010.
Debevoise & Plimpton is advising the target, New York Stock Exchange-listed StanCorp, on the deal.
Scott Langford returns to practice two years after resigning from the Australian gold miner amidst investigations into its disclosure practices.
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.
Japan's largest media company is offering $1.3 billion for FT Group, the Pearson-owned publisher of the iconic salmon-toned Financial Times.
Shanghai-based litigation partner Jerry Fang used to be a Hong Kong associate working on FCPA matters at the U.S. firm.
Shardul Shroff's new outfit has replaced the former Amarchand Mangaldas in the global network of independent law firms.
A cyber-security breach at the Permanent Court of Arbitration places at risk any law firm that tracks arbitration in The Hague.
Law firms are merging at the highest rate since the Great Recession, but consultants say there are checks within the legal industry that will prevent consolidation on the scale of other professional service industries.
The popular immigrant investor program is supposed to be a win-win, but isn't always.
Corporate partner Karen Yan specializes in China-related internet and technology deals.
Last week arbitrators in The Hague heard from Foley Hoag's Paul Reichler in the first phase of the world's most misunderstood maritime battle, over the status of a few rocks that form the most controversial dots on the world map.
Sydney-based utility DUET Group is buying clean-energy producer Energy Developments.
Elizabeth Cole previously worked in Shanghai and Hong Kong for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.
They're eager to invest in real estate, but a backlog might lead Chinese investors to delay deals under the EB-5 visa program.
Corporate partners Julia Zhu and Li Zhang join the firm from Allbright and Grandway respectively.
In Asia, winners include the Alibaba IPO, AB InBev's acquisition of Oriental Brewery, Bhutan's first law school and more.
Partner Nils Eliasson will join from Swedish law firm Mannheimer Swartling in September and specialize in energy-related matters.
Twelve Darkode members have been charged with computer fraud conspiracy following an FBI infiltration of the forum.
Haydn Dare, who spent nearly 30 years at Herbert Smith Freehills, is in Jakarta looking for a local tie-up.
The Australian firm brings on former Ashurst special counsel Meredith Gibbs in Melbourne.
Ning Zhang joins after 10 years with O'Melveny & Myers, most recently as counsel.
Jingtian & Gongcheng is the fifth Chinese firm in the past year and a half to arrive in hopes of capturing more work from mainland clients using Hong Kong to grow their businesses.
Chinese investors accept a rate of return on their invested capital as low as 0.5 of a percent to get the certainty of job creation and green card approval, writes attorney Ronald Fieldstone.
Accounting issues at the Australian class-action firm and its most recent deal partner, U.K. insurance claims processor Quindell, have dulled the stock's sheen after eight years of growth since its IPO in 2007.
The video social networking company is the latest U.S.-listed Chinese company planning its return to China’s stock exchanges.
A group of investors led by Gaw Capital Partners has made a bid for the 5-star InterContinental on the Kowloon waterfront.
Fifteen years after opening in the Chinese capital, the firm has chosen to run its China practice from New York and London.
Companies selling products to Chinese consumers have been avoiding strict consumer laws by selling directly via e-commerce. But that might not be a viable option much longer.
Allens banking and finance specialist Richard Gordon will join the Magic Circle firm's Sydney office in September.
The offshore firm has opened a representative office in the Japanese capital.
Macquarie Capital appears to have made peace with U.S. regulators over the messy demise of China's Puda Coal. But Macquarie's fight with its former lawyers at Morrison & Foerster is just heating up.
The Chicago-based firm plans to use Jingtian & Gongcheng's arrival in Hong Kong to access a long list of Chinese clients.
Shuang Zhao specializes in taking Chinese companies public in the U.S.
Damien Foulis joins from South Australia firm Finlaysons.
The Australian firm has grown its construction and property teams with the arrival of Rechelle Brost in Brisbane, Patrick Thuang in Perth and Luke Westmore in Melbourne.
French lawyer Paul-Emmanuel Benachi joins from Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Former White & Case lawyer Joel Greer specializes in international arbitration.
Finance partner Prashanth Venkatesh was most recently at the former Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. in Bangalore.
Capital markets lawyer Johneth Chongseo Park makes the move from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
Former King & Spalding Singapore partner Peter Megens is returning home to join the U.K. firm's newly opened Melbourne office.
Newly hired Paul Greening, formerly with Vinson & Elkins, will relocate from Hong Kong later this year.
Charles Ching is relocating from Hong Kong to join the U.S. firm's China practice.
The London-based firm has partnered with seven-lawyer AsiaLegal in a formal law alliance.
China National Nuclear Power IPO, 58.com/Ganji, Daiichi/Sun Pharma and more of the Asia-Pacific region's largest recent transactions.