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A rapid shift to online processes and procedures is allowing companies to bypass some of the usual setup roadblocks when entering new markets.
Mayer Brown has hired Paul JP Teo as a partner in Singapore from Baker McKenzie, where was the Hong Kong-based head of the firm’s international arbitration practice for Greater China.
The 16th edition of the ALB SE Asia Law Awards, a virtual event held on Oct. 15, showcased the work of the finest law firms, in-house departments and lawyers in Southeast Asia.
Energy-focused U.S. law firm Baker Botts has become the latest firm to announce plans to shutter its Beijing office. The 13-year-old office currently has five partners and three associates.
Virtual hearings were not unheard of pre-2020. The family courts for years experimented with allowing counsel to appear virtually for pre-trial conferences subject to certain conditions being satisﬁed. Likewise the State Courts, although the response was lukewarm. Teething issues with technology for the conduct of…
Heidi Hui, chief counsel for Asia at Refinitiv, shares how her legal team has adapted to the challenges posed by the pandemic, why legal departments must be not only reactive but also proactive when it comes to supporting internal clients, and the critical factor to ensure technology is truly impactful.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has advised China’s Huya on agreement to buy live game streaming peer DouYu International. Latham & Watkins has represented Tencent, which is Huya’s biggest shareholder and also owns more than a third of DouYu.
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While the COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly taken centre stage around the world over the past few months, in the UK, Brexit is still very much going ahead, whether businesses are truly prepared or not.