South Korea Update: What Does the KORUS Hold For US and UK Law Firms

by: Serhan Ayhan

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 7:07 PM

South Korea’s economy has prospered, seeing a $2.2 million trade surplus in April and $2.4 million in May since the KORUS free trade agreement was signed.US firms such as Cleary Gottlieb and Paul Hastings were among the first to announce thDLat they would be opening Seoul offices following the FTA.The trade deal has alr...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 9/2/2010


Posted on September 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Allen & Overy has relocated London partner Gary McLean to Hong Kong and has named him head of the firm's Asia-Pacific corporate practice. The move underscores the firm's expanded corporate presence across Asia, which includes their recent office openings in Jakarta and Australia. Mr. McLean, who has been with A&am...

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Deal Watch - 6/8/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 8, 2009 at 9:06 PM

Shearman & Sterling is representing Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery in its proposed acquisition of Hummer from GM. Tengzhong will receive rights to the Hummer brand, senior management, and an operational team. This is one of various corporations that Sherman & Sterling is directing in China and Hong...

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