The Asian Lawyer
The company, which was created by the Chinese government to acquire nonperforming loans from state-owned banks, will use the proceeds from its listing to expand its distressed asset portfolio.
The Australian firm has brought aboard a 13-lawyer practice group from rival Herbert Geer.
Kevin Hawkins is joining local firm Vilaf in Ho Chi Minh City.
Peter McDonald was previously a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Rebekah Gay was previously a partner at Sydney boutique firm Shelston IP.
Two state-owned companies have proposed to pay $1.3 billion for the U.S. oil company's offshore Indonesian assets.
By Quiteria Leung, November 28, 2013 :: Deals
*Skadden acts on U.S. IPO for Chinese classified advertising site 58.com
*WongPartnership advises real estate developer Ascendas on new Indian property fund
*Rahmat Lim & Partners and Allen & Gledhill represent Sime Darby Motors on Vietnamese acquisition
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Hana Bank in a trademark dispute originally brought by a California company with a similar name.
The firm has hired Winston & Strawn Beijing managing partner Jem Li and Gide Loyrette Nouel Hong Kong partner Rebecca Silli. They start next month and in January, respectively.
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.
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