Deal Watch 7/22/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 3:07 PM



ChinaAppleby has acted as Cayman Islands counsel for S Culture International Holdings Ltd in respect of its listing on the Main Board of the HKSE on 11 July 2013, with gross proceeds of approximately HK$107 million (US$136.8m). Partner Judy Lee led the transaction whilst Wilkinson & Grist, Jun He Law Offices, Lee, T...

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Jobs of the Week 7/18/2013

by: Susannah Griffee

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 3:07 AM



Corporate Associate -- BeijingPosition: This leading international law firm seeks a U.S. associate experienced in corporate transactions.Company: This prominent New York-based international law firm is one of the most powerful and prestigious firms in the world. It's in the top 250 of law firms based in the United State...

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The ABA Supports Legal Services Trade Mission to China

by: Susannah Griffee

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 3:07 AM



  In another sign of growing legal opportunities for American lawyers in China, the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce is leading a Legal Services Trade Mission to Beijing and Shanghai from September 16 to 18 this year. The ABA and the General Counsel want to introduce U.S. law firms without a presence i...

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Office Openings 7/15/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 2:07 AM



SingaporeClyde & Co has formed a joint law venture with Singapore firm Clasis. The JLV, which will be called Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore, is expected to launch on August 1. Clyde & Co Clasis will employ 32 legal professionals, including 10 partners, according to a statement. Clyde & Co said the new tie-u...

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Partner Move and Promotion Watch 7/15/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 2:07 AM



IndiaAmarchand Mangaldas has appointed Yashojit Mitra as a partner in the general corporate practice of its Mumbai office. Mitra is also a qualified solicitor and admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He is a graduate of law from Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune (2003) and was awarded the ...

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Deal Watch 7/14/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 1:07 AM



ChinaAppleby has acted as Cayman Islands counsel for Jin Cai Holdings Company Ltd in respect of its listing on the Main Board of the HKSE on 5 July 2013, with gross proceeds of approximately HK$72 million (US$9.28m). A majority of the proceeds from the placing will be used primarily for expanding its Huizhou production ...

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Jobs of the Week 7/11/2013

by: Susannah Griffee

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 2:07 AM



US-Qualified Corporate Partner or Counsel -- BeijingPosition: This leading international law firm is seeking a partner or counsel level attorney with a strong corporate background for its Beijing office.Company:  This firm won over five awards in 2012 in Japan and Legal 500 has named them a Tier 1 firm in Japan for Corp...

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Upcoming Events 7/7/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:07 AM



Shattering the LGBT Glass CeilingLocation:        Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP405 Howard Street, 8th FloorSan Francisco, CA  94105 Date:               07/18/2013                            5:30 PM - 08:00 PMAs an active supporter of efforts to increase representation of Asian American LGBT lawyers in the judic...

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Partner Moves and Promotion Watch 7/7/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:07 AM



ChinaDentons has hired a partner to head its Asia corporate finance and capital markets practice. Gordon Ng is joining Dentons’ Hong Kong office from O’Melveny & Myers, where he was also a partner. Last year, He represented lead and zinc miner China Polymetallic Mining Ltd. on its $187 million initial public offerin...

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Deal Watch 7/7/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:07 AM



ChinaDavis Polk has advised China Investment Corporation (CIC) in respect of a block trade by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chengdong Investment Corporation, of 1.2 billion shares of GCL-PolyEnergy Holdings Ltd. The transaction raised approximately HK$2.24 billion (US$2588.86m). The shares are listed on the Main Board of...

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