High growth in places like Malaysia and the Philippines continues to draw the attention of international firms. But can a practice focused on such markets really make up for slower growth in China and beyond?
The U.S. firm has formed an association with 33-lawyer Melli Darsa & Co.
The Singapore firm has agreed to work with 10-lawyer Kuala Lumpur firm Foong & Partners.
By Anna Zhang, November 11, 2013 :: Firms
A decade ago this week, the 40 partners of Taipei law firm Lee and Li agreed to repay tens of millions embezzled from client SanDisk Corp. out of their own pockets. Now the firm is almost free and clear, and says it is stronger than ever.
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.
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 Shanghai-based firm has received approval from the Law Society of Hong Kong to open what will be its first office outside mainland China.
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.