Huen Wong, a former Greater China managing partner at both Simmons & Simmons and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, has launched a sole proprietorship focused on arbitration and mediation, Asian Legal Business has learnt.
Khaitan & Co has counselled Indian mall developer Phoenix Mills on a strategic partnership with Singapore’s GIC, under which the sovereign wealth fund will acquire “a significant minority stake” in a $733 million portfolio of developments in Mumbai and Pune.
Shuva Mandal, general counsel of Mumbai-headquartered multinational conglomerate Tata Sons, has left the company to join recently established Indian law firm Anagram Partners.
U.S. law firm Greenberg Traurig has bolstered its presence in Korea after hiring corporate lawyers Jang Hyuk Yeo and Eun Sang Hwang as shareholders.
Philippine authorities investigating the multi-billion dollar fraud at Germany’s Wirecard AG’s have filed criminal complaints against the payment firm’s former chief operating officer as well as others.
Deacons, Hong Kong’s largest local law firm, has hired banking and finance lawyer Erica Wong as a partner from offshore firm Ogier, where she was a managing associate.
Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has urged SoftBank Group Corp shareholders to oppose the election of corporate lawyer Ken Siegel to the board of directors due to his professional ties with the Japanese conglomerate.
U.S. law firm Goodwin Procter has hired Edwin Chan as a partner in its private equity practice in Hong Kong from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where he was counsel.
Khoon Jin Tan, a former partner at Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong, has left to join CBC Group, a healthcare-dedicated investment firm, as managing director. He will be based in Singapore.
Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has launched Intelligent VIMA Solutions to automate and generate documents based on the Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (VIMA) suite based on Singapore law.