Asia Market Watch: Part I

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 7, 2008 at 9:10 PM



Will the Market Dig a Hole All the Way to China?Stock prices have tumbled with, it seems, no end in sight.  The Dow broke 10,000 in the wrong direction this Monday. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have let us down.  US banks are failing and consolidating at an alarming rate. An unprecedented economic bailout package, whose t...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 10/06/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on October 6, 2008 at 8:10 PM



October ‘08Heller Begins to Dissolve… (October ‘08)Heller partner Nick Seddon is leaving the Dissolving Heller Ehrman for London-headquartered firm Eversheds, where he will be in charge of launching Eversheds’ new offices in Hong Kong and also in Singapore. His past experiences in managing businesses for growth at both...

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Not legal news, just really cool

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 29, 2008 at 3:09 PM



Video of last week's Chinese spacewalk.  Not exactly legal news but cool to watch, plus it has some folks speculating that a new space cold war is in the making.

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Res Ipsa Loquitur -9/25/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 25, 2008 at 9:09 PM



>In China, is it Rule of Law or Rule by Law? [China Comment]>Looks like Heller has left the building.  The next 60 days will see an "orderly dissolution." [ATL]>China launched its Shenzhou-7 spacecraft today, and the country's first spacewalk is in the cards. [News.cn]>Morgan Stanley will sell between 10 and...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 9/24/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 24, 2008 at 10:09 PM



•    The Hong Kong office of offshore law firm Walkers became a little more crowded this week as it announced the addition of four lawyers-- partner Everton Robertson; two associates Jennifer Lee and Michael Padarin and lawyer Cecilia Cheung-- to complement its corporate commercial practice .  Robertson, renowned for hi...

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Is Morgan Stanley About to Become an Arm of the Chinese Government?

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 10:09 PM



Bloomberg is reporting that Morgan Stanley is in talks to sell more of itself to China Investment Corp:   "China's state-controlled fund may buy as much as 49 percent of the New York-based investment bank, said the person, who declined to be identified because the talks aren't public and may end in no agreement. Morgan ...

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Resume Tips

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 10:09 PM



Given the current volatility of the markets, legal and otherwise, it seems like an opportune moment to offer some resume advice.Our partner site vault.com has a lot to say on the topic here.Site of the moment Heller Highwater has a good sampling of resume resources here.And of course, if you are looking to craft a resum...

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Res Ipsa Loquitur - 9/18/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 9:09 PM



> In deal news, last week Mayer Brown JSM announced that it advised Dah Chong Hong Holdings Ltd on the acquisition of the entire issued capital of Silver Precious International Ltd and the related debt for a total consideration of approximately HK$142 million. Derek Tsang was lead partner in the transaction. > Our...

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Cypress

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 4:09 PM



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I digress, while nobody is looking...

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 12:09 PM



Are any of you EMEA types getting all ANZAC and watching The Hollowmen?  We're addicted over here.  I'm not going to say it is the best thing to come from the bottom half of the globe since Shackleton sailed north from Elephant Island.  I'm not but I could.  ABC streams episodes online without regional restrictions, so ...

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