Singapore Accepting Applications for QFLP licenses

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 10:12 PM

Those in the Asian legal world are waiting for the Singaporean Attorney General’s announcement of firms that are approved for a Qualifying Foreign Law Practices (QFLP) license in Singapore.  The first of group of firms permitted to practice local law in December, 2008 were Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Herbert Smi...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 7/20/12

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Jade & Fountain Hires 2 New PartnersJade & Fountain hired corporate partners Winston Li in their Shanghai office and Brad Shu in their Beijing office. Li previously worked at Horizon Law Firm, Linklaters, Mayer Brown, and Thacher Proffitt & Wood before joining Jade & Fountain. He has experience with fina...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 8/11/11


Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:08 PM

There were some major partner moves in Asia this week, let's see what went on...Kirkland & Ellis have recently hired a group of partners for their Hong Kong office from Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins and Allen & Overy. The group of partners includes corporate partners Nicholas Norris, Dominic Tsun and ...

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Partner Moves -- 11/23/2010


Posted on November 23, 2010 at 9:11 PM

King & Spalding hired Rizwan Kanji to help lead the firm’s debt capital markets and sukuk practice. His previous experience includes advising several recent landmark sukuk and conventional transactions, such as the first Turkish sukuk of US$100m by Kuveyt Turk Katilim Bankasi in August 2010. AsiaLegalBusiness report...

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UK Firms Decide to Persevere in Moscow Market


Posted on November 25, 2009 at 1:11 AM

Russia is continuing to be a challenging market for law firms trying to keep an office there with an M&A market that has had deal volumes almost halve over the past year.Simmons & Simmons became the first major international firm to pull out of Russia last month, and partners at other firms have also admitted ...

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