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Rajiv Luthra and Mohit Saraf, equity partners at India’s L&L Partners, have been involved in a public tussle over differences related to dilution of shareholding at one of the country’s largest full-service law firms.
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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, India’s largest law firm, has announced a flexible working policy which allows teams to work in a combination of onsite and offsite arrangements.
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Putu Dewika Angganingrum, the head of legal and compliance at Indonesian investment bank PT Danareksa, talks how external counsel have to provide true value beyond just Google searches, the need to meet business goals while sticking to goal corporate governance principles, the need for women to develop thick skin to survive in the industry.
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O'Melveny & Myers, Tian Yuan Law Firm and William Ji & Co. have represented China’s Simcere Pharmaceutical Group on its HK$3.57 billion ($460.6 million) Hong Kong IPO, with Herbert Smith Freehills and Jingtian & Gongcheng advising the joint sponsors.
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The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has issued an emergency ruling in favour of Amazon.com, putting on hold conglomerate Reliance Industries’ bid to acquire Indian’s Future Retail.
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India’s L&L Partners has welcomed back Shonali Choudhry as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Advani & Co., where she was a consultant.
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Morrison & Foerster has welcomed corporate specialist Jeremy White as a partner in Tokyo from Baker McKenzie.

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Big Six Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has hired Seung-Kook Synn and Sung Uk Park as partners in Seoul from conglomerate SK Group and Kim & Chang, respectively.
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India’s Trilegal has added Nitesh Jain as a partner in Mumbai from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.
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Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has advised U.S. consumer products company Kimberly-Clark Corporation on its $1.2 billion acquisition of personal care maker Softex Indonesia, which was represented by Singapore’s Allen & Gledhill and Soemadipradja & Taher.