Q3 2016 Deals

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 4:09 PM



Milbank helps VietJet soar higher with $2.39 bln Airbus order12 Sep 16Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised Vietnamese low-cost airline VietJet on its agreement to buy at least 20 A321 passenger jets from France’s Airbus Group for $2.39 billion.NRF advises SRE Group on $196 mln acquisition of CNTD08 Sep 16Nort...

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CBLA Invite: Data Privacy and International Companies

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on September 13, 2016 at 6:09 PM



 You are invited to DATA PRIVACY AND INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES  (CLE Credits Pending) A free symposiumData privacy is an increasingly important issue for international companies. Many companies in China and elsewhere may already be using the data from their customers in ways that violate U.S. law. Other times, data breach...

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China Issues Regulation To Tighten Cyber Security

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on August 26, 2016 at 7:08 AM



In China this week,  authorities have released new guidelines on internet regulation to tighten security and help shore up previous gaps.The guidelines were issued by the CAC; the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China; and the Standardization Administration of China (SAC).Acco...

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CBLA Invite: Section of International Law Fall Meeting

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 10:08 PM



             The Chinese Business Lawyers Associationand the ABA Section of International Lawinvite you to attend theSection of International Law 2016 Fall MeetingOctober 18-21, 2016Tokyo Hilton Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.The  Chinese Business Lawyers Association  is a Cooperating Entity on this event and members can take ad...

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Q2 2016 Deals

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on July 14, 2016 at 2:07 AM



Q2 DealsBy Ashima Ohri | 30 Jun 16Mayer Brown JSM, Shearn Delamore & Co, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro and Singapore’s Shook Lin & Bok have advised International Finance Corporation (IFC) on its investment in an $830 million greenfield ammonia plant in Sulawesi, Indonesia.Jones Day, Khaitan, HSF, CAM on I...

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Expat Lifestyle Guide: Schooling Options in Asia

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 2:03 AM



Living and moving abroad brings about many challenges besides just landing the right law firm job.  We have started the Expat Lifestyle Series to help our expat candidates make a smooth transition to what can be a disruptive and stressful process.  It’s important that your family feels at home in their new locale and sc...

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Living Abroad Spotlight: Hong Kong/Mainland China

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 6:03 PM



As the global economy becomes more interconnected, and working abroad becomes more desirable, many attorneys have looked to Hong Kong as an attractive location to work in China. In 2014, Hong Kong increased the number of work visas issued to foreign professionals to 31,676.  Hong Kong is one of the world’s largest finan...

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It Can’t Hurt To Ask: 12 Questions You Should Ask Any Potential International Recruiter

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 13, 2016 at 1:03 PM



Although thousands of attorneys will work with a recruiter this year, most will spend less time evaluating recruiters than they do researching airfares on the Internet or on Facebook.  A recruiter should play a much larger role in the job-search process than simply relaying information about opportunities, especially wh...

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Partner Hiring Trends: Expected Growth In the Year of the Monkey

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 9:03 AM



In 2015, the market witnessed its most robust year in over five years in terms of partner movement at Am Law 200 law firms in Asia (please see Representative Partner Moves in 2015) and this trend is set to continue in the Year of the Fire Monkey.  The Hildebrandt Consulting Report and the Citi Private Bank have both rel...

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Trailing Spouses and Other Dependents

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 8, 2016 at 11:03 AM



 If you want to know how an international assignment is really going, ask your spouse.  It is well known that the success or failure of a stint abroad can depend largely on the contentment of trailing family members.  Below you will find some personal insights gathered from our candidates throughout Asia regarding the p...

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