Tsinghua Unigroup has proposed to acquire U.S.-listed Chinese semiconductor maker RDA Microelectronics for $917 million.
Kevin Tong was previously a partner in the Hong Kong office of King & Wood Mallesons.
Peter Burrows, who had led the international firm's Beijing and Shanghai offices since 2008, is now a senior consultant at DaHui Lawyers.
The Chinese bank, which operates in Anhui and Jiangsu provinces, will used the funds raised from its Hong Kong listing to strengthen its capital base.
The new panels will advise the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on ITC and other trade disputes.
Chinese law firms say they have been chastened by the stiff penalties meted out to some of them for faulty IPO work. But many lawyers say privately they're being made scapegoats for a flawed system.
China's Yue Xiu Group is planning to acquire a majority stake in Hong Kong's family-owned Chong Hing Bank.
The firm is moving James Lidbury from Chicago to boost its Asia M&A capability.
The British firm's arrangement with Chongqing's West Link Partnership will make it the first international firm to have a presence in the southwest Chinese metropolis.
The shifting market, a series of departures and leadership changes—in the U.S. as well as Asia—have raised questions about the firm's Asia strategy. But chairman Bradley Butwin insists that O'Melveny's commitment to Asia is as strong as it ever was.