Yoon & Yang has hired Do Hyung Kim as a partner in the firm’s M&A group in Seoul.

Kim advises clients on domestic and cross-border M&A as well as other corporate work. He has significant experience working with Korean conglomerates and government-owned companies. (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Sheela Moorthy as a partner in the Singapore office. Sheela joins from DLA Piper, where she was head of corporate in Singapore. (more…)

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Clyde & Co is pleased to announce the further expansion in Asia Pacific of its global projects and construction practice with the addition of construction specialist Eugene Tan. Based in Singapore, Eugene leads the firm’s South East Asia construction practice. (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced the arrival of new debt capital markets partner, Gregory Man (more…)

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Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that David Blumental has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department (more…)

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The Beijing office of global law firm K&L Gates has added Frank Voon as a partner in its corporate/M&A practice. He joins the firm from Allen & Overy LLP (more…)

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Hogan Lovells advised Macquarie Capital Securities Limited (“Macquarie”) and Standard Chartered Securities (Hong Kong) Limited (“Standard Chartered”), as bookrunners and placing agents, on the sale of 600 million existing shares in Tongda Group Holdings Limited (“Tongda”) by Landmark Worldwide Holdings Limited (“Landmark Worldwide”) and the subscription of the same number of new shares by Landmark Worldwide, raising approximately HK$672 million (US$86.7 million). Landmark Worldwide is Tongda’s controlling shareholder. (more…)

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In a major move bolstering the firm’s presence in Japan, its substantial international work for Japanese companies, and its worldwide capabilities in energy and infrastructure projects, Pillsbury today announced that two new partners will join the firm’s Finance practice in Tokyo.

Anthony (Tony) Raven and Simon Barrett are experienced partners working primarily in the development and financing of major infrastructure projects. Barrett and Raven previously worked together at Hogan Lovells. Most recently, Barrett headed the Energy and Infrastructure practice at Simmons & Simmons in Tokyo, while Raven headed the Energy & Infrastructure practice in Tokyo for Hogan Lovells. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates welcomes Philip Hyde as a partner in the finance practice. Hyde, who will work out of both K&L Gates’ Tokyo and Hong Kong offices, joins the firm from Hogan Lovells International LLP. (more…)

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces the arrival of a new Partner, Dmitriy Glazounov, a leading capital markets and financial transactions expert, together with his team. Dmitriy will head the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practices at the Firm’s Moscow office. (more…)

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Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann has taken a team of 14 lawyers, including three partners, from US firm Hunton & Williams’ Bangkok office.

The team, which consists of three partners and 11 lawyers, will leave Hunton & Williams to join Rajah & Tann (Thailand), the Bangkok-based local arm of the Singapore firm’s regional network. Their practice areas span across banking and finance, corporate, capital markets and dispute resolution. (more…)

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Expanding the firm’s Corporate and Capital Markets practice in the region, Dentons Asia welcomes Guangqin Wei to the Hong Kong office at the Partner level, bringing with him a wealth of experience from the law firm, Fried Frank. (more…)

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