Partner Moves & Promotions 9/21/2012

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Posted on September 21, 2012 at 8:09 PM



Bryan Cave has appointed Iain Sharp as a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. He will practice with the firm’s international arbitration team and commercial litigation client service group. Sharp has been involved in international trade and commodities, oil and gas, shipping, banking and finance disputes, defense pro...

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Deal Watch 9/7/2012

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Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM



Allen & Gledhill is advising Nippon Steel Corporation in respect of its agreement with BlueScope Steel Ltd to form a new joint venture, NS BlueScope Coated Products. Partners Christian Chin and Daren Shiau are leading the transaction which is valued at US$1.36 billion.Allen & Gledhill is also advising China Merc...

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Partner Moves & Promotion 8/24/12

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Posted on August 25, 2012 at 12:08 PM



Jones Day has announced that Maria Tan Pedersen has joined as their banking and finance practice as a partner and will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Formerly a partner with K&L Gates, she is an international projects and commercial lawyer, with an extensive and diverse background in international and dome...

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Deal Watch - 10/14/2010

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Posted on October 14, 2010 at 8:10 PM



Hogan Lovells represented Shinning Crown Holdings Inc., the majority shareholder in GOME Electrical Appliances Holdings Limited, in respect of various issues relating to the Special General Meeting of GOME, held on Tuesday 28 September 2010 in Hong Kong. GOME Electrical Appliances Holdings Limited is one of the largest ...

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Practicing in Japan - Part 2 - Being Admitted

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Posted on September 23, 2008 at 9:09 PM



It was a very different feeling to tell someone that I was an attorney and, instead of hearing joke after joke, gain almost immediate respect from the individual.  I fondly recall sitting in a bar in the Golden Gai area of Shinjuku with some friends of mine visiting from the US, and, when talking to a local who asked wh...

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Practicing in Japan - Part 1 - The Visa

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Posted on September 17, 2008 at 10:09 PM



* Practicing in Japan will be our regular feature about... wait for it... practicing in japan.  It is written by Cypress Recruiting's Bengoshi Recruitment Manager, Dan Demba, who recently returned from a year practicing in Tokyo and who, therefore, knows more about the topic than you do.   Unless you know more.  If so, ...

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