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The 7th annual ALB Indonesia Law Awards, a virtual event held on Oct. 8, celebrated the standout lawyers, firms, in-house teams and legal work in the country.
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Indian boutique law firm Algo Legal has hired investment funds specialists Abhinav Bhalaik and Richie Sancheti as partners in Mumbai from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Nishith Desai Associates, respectively.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has advised Shanghai-based biopharmaceutical company JHBP (CY) Holdings, a holding company for Genor Biopharma,  on its HK $2.87 billion ($371 million) IPO in Hong Kong, with Kirkland & Ellis representing the joint sponsors and the underwriters.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas have advised Reliance Industries on its $2.6 billion sale of stakes in its retail unit to Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, global private equity firm TPG Capital, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and Mubadala Investment Company.
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Construction and engineering expert Yvonne Foo has left Clyde & Co, where she was a legal director, to rejoin Harry Elias Partnership as a partner in Singapore.
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Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.
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Jean-François Harvey, the founder of the corporate and immigration-focused Harvey Law Group, talks about why good leaders are good listeners, the firm’s willingness to always explore new markets, and how the pandemic will make the entire legal industry a little more flexible and tech-savvy.
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Bird & Bird has hired Lijun Chui as a partner in its dispute resolution practice in Singapore from Clifford Chance, where she spearheaded that firm’s local technology disputes and regulatory practice.
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Jasmeet Wadehra, head of legal for India and South Asia at Visa, talks about why it is important for leaders to de-clutter employees’ lives, how law firms are being flexible in their engagement to support client needs, and why change management and technology adoption should go hand in hand.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and DMD Advocates have successfully advised telecommunications company Vodafone Group in an international arbitration case against the Indian government over a $2 billion tax claim.