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HK: Harneys adds investment funds partner from rival Maples
BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Harneys has expanded its investment funds practice in Hong Kong with the hire of Yucheng Fan as a partner from Maples Group.

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White & Case strengthens caps market practice with NRF hire
BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm White & Case has added capital markets specialist Margie Chan as a partner in Hong Kong from Norton Rose Fullbright (NRF).

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SG: NRF welcomes projects expert from Ashurst
BY Aparna Sai |

Norton Rose Fulbright has recruited Andrew Digges as a partner in Singapore from Ashurst.

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More hires for L&L as firm adds partners in Bengaluru, Delhi
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s L&L Partners has hired Abhishek Kumar and Vasudev Dibbur as the firm’s newest partners. They join the Bengaluru and Delhi offices, respectively.

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India’s PSL announces Bengaluru office plan
BY Aparna Sai |

Indian boutique firm PSL Advocates & Solicitors is all set to open a new office in Bengaluru, the firm’s fourth branch after Delhi, Mumbai, and Chandigarh.

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Hogan Lovells boosts India focus with key hire from SPB
BY Aparna Sai |

Hogan Lovells has hired Biswajit Chatterjee as a partner in Singapore from Squire Patton Boggs, where he was co-chair of the firm's India practice and head of the Southeast Asia corporate practice.

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Latham, Skadden, R&T act on PropertyGuru’s $431 mln SPAC listing
BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Latham & Watkins has advised Southeast Asian online realty company PropertyGuru on its planned $431 million New York listing via merger with blank-check firm Bridgetown 2, which was represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Rajah & Tann Singapore.

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Features and Analysis

India Top TMT/Fintech Lawyers 2021

In this inaugural list, we spotlight India’s top TMT/fintech lawyers, who have been selected based on their work, clients’ recommendations, and feedback from the market. A few of the lawyers have been profiled.

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Roundtable: Arbitration in India

Arbitration is becoming increasingly prominent in India’s legal sector, with courts and the government continuing to provide support. Lawyers say that while certain challenges still remain, the sector will continue to grow in…

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PASL Wind Solutions Judgment Could Give India Arbitration Lift-Off

In a groundbreaking decision on April 20, the Supreme Court clarified that two Indian parties can arbitrate in a non-Indian forum. The outcome of PASL Wind Solutions v. GE Power Conversion India has confirmed that entities can…

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‘We believe in providing services to clients at their doorsteps’

Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why…

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Helping Hand

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, employers are buckling in for another year of this strange ‘new normal.’ A number of firms have adapted the way they work, going above and beyond and placing a greater emphasis on…

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ALB Malaysia Rising Stars 2021

The Malaysian legal industry has been seeing young lawyers making their mark in the market by setting high standards and achieving results for their clients. In this annual list, ALB spotlights lawyers 40 years of age who are…

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