SICC judge resigns following sexual harassment inquiry in Australia: reports

BY Aparna Sai |

Dyson Heydon, a judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), has resigned following an inquiry by the High Court of Australia that found that he had sexually harassed six staff…

Milbank bolsters HK cap markets practice with A&O hire

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Milbank has recruited capital markets expert Liang (Alex) Tao as a partner in Hong Kong from Allen and Overy.

Paul Hastings lawyer joins Hill Dickinson in HK as equity cap markets co-head

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Hill Dickinson has hired YK Chan as partner and co-head of its equity capital markets team in Hong Kong from Paul Hastings, where he was an associate.

Yoon & Yang welcomes trio from Korean financial regulator

BY Aparna Sai |

Big Six Korea law firm Yoon and Yang has strengthened its banking and finance practice after hiring of Hwan Jun Heo, Jong Youl Choi, and Yong Ho Choi as partners in Seoul from Financial Supervisory…

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB Asia 40 Under 40 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

Submissions are now open for ALB Asia’s annual 40 Under 40 list, which profiles the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under 40 years of age.

As Eversheds and Harry Elias split, alliances in SG are coming under scanner

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Eversheds Sutherland and Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership recently announced that they were ending their three-year merger with a joint media release. The statement said the firms were parting on…

Links, DLA, CC advise on Cathay Pacific’s $5 bln bailout

BY Aparna Sai |

Linklaters is advising Cathay Pacific Airways on its HK$39 billion ($5 billion) Hong Kong government-backed recapitalisation plan, aimed at shoring up the city’s flag-carrier at a time when airlines…

White & Case, HHP, Hiswara feature in $2.3 bln Indonesia-Thailand bank deal

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has advised Thailand’s Bangkok Bank on its $2.3 billion acquisition of an 89 percent stake in Indonesia’s PT Bank Permata from Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International.

Eversheds, Singapore’s Harry Elias to go their separate ways

BY Aparna Sai |

The three-year-old merger between Eversheds Sutherlands and Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership (HEP) is officially coming to an end at the end of this month, the two firms have announced.