The New York firm's Yangon office will mainly advise American clients on investments and disputes in the newly opened economy.
The U.K. government has made a concerted effort to boost trade and investment with China. Will that bear fruit for lawyers?
Managing partner David Childs' description of its formal alliance with local litigation boutique Cavenagh Law has drawn criticism in the city-state.
By Tom Brennan, October 21, 2013 :: Firms
The TPP would create a free trade zone encompassing a third of the world's economy, which could translate into a significant amount of new work for law firms.
The Anglo-German firm has formed an association with Jakarta's Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners.
Ashurst and Herbert Smith Freehills are holding on to their belief that full financial integration is the best approach to their Australian mergers despite the past year's slowdown in the formerly red-hot market.
The U.K. firm is relocating London partner Mike Mallin to open an office in association with local firm Laracy & Co.
By Anna Zhang, October 2, 2013 :: Firms
The firm has set up operations in Astana, as the country's relatively new capital city grows in prominence as a business hub.
It's the latest barristers' chambers to open an Asian outpost.
For international firms, China has generally been a tale of two cities: Beijing and Shanghai. But a number of firms are starting to eye second-tier markets like Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Qingdao.