Asia Deals: Week of August 26

BY Rowena Muñiz |

AZB leads on Japan's Orix’ $670 mln acquisition of wind energy business, legal giants play key roles in $1.15 bln acquisition of Singapore’s DUO Tower, and much more in this week’s Asia deals spotlight.

Asia Deals: Week of July 29

BY Rowena Muñiz |

TT&A headlines Greenko’s $950 mln mega green bond sale, Clifford Chance leads on $813 mln record-setting Prime U.S. REIT’s IPO, and much more in our weekly deals spotlight.

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Asia Deals: Week of June 4

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Skadden leads on Alibaba's $1.38 bln ZTO takeover, White & Case team acts on Gumi's $30 mln blockchain investment fund launch, and much more in this week's Asia Deals table.

Asia Deals: Week of May 7

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Skadden, Maples, CC, JunHe and Jingtian & Gocheng star on Xiaomi's $10 bln IPO, AZB & Partners on Bharti's $14 bln mega-merger with Indus Towers, and many more in this week's Asia Deals table.

RHT adds China’s Grandall to its ASEAN Plus Group

BY Ranajit Dam |

ASEAN Plus Group (APG), the Asian legal network spearheaded by Singapore’s RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, has added the PRC’s Grandall Law Firm as a member.

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Litigation funder launches “Accelerator” to help law firms make more money

BY Ashima Ohri |

Commercial litigation funding firm Bentham IMF has created an interactive tool called “Accelerator” that is designed to help law firms improve their financial performance through additional funding for litigation matters.

Learning to manage

BY Ranajit Dam |

A top-class legal practitioner isn’t necessarily an ideal law firm leader, and lawyers can sometimes find themselves out of their depth when it comes to running a firm. Luckily, help is at hand in the form of management programmes designed to hone their skills, finds Ranajit Dam

China says business spats with Myanmar can be resolved

BY Reuters |

China is confident it can resolve business disagreements with Myanmar through friendly talks, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after meeting his counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi, amid pressure from China to resume a stalled $3.6-billion dam project.

China's CITIC wins projects to develop Myanmar economic zone

BY Reuters |

Consortia led by China's CITIC Group Corporation have won bids for two projects to develop a special economic zone in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, underlining Beijing's intent to expand its foothold in a country now on the radar of Western investors.

Asia Appointments: Week of Dec. 14

BY Karuna Jainpalli |

Hogan Lovells hires int’l arbitration partner in Hong Kong, Shearman, White & Case, Wilson Sonsini announce promotions, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.