India's Apollo Tyres is purchasing North America's fourth-largest tire manufacturer in an all cash deal.
Pramad Rao was also previously the longtime general counsel for ICICI Bank.
The majority of the London-based metals and mining company's assets are in India.
Nishant Menon and Neeraj Grover have joined Kochhar from Dua Associates and Zeus IP, respectively.
Nikhil Narayanan is joining the Indian law firm from the London office of White & Case, where he was senior associate.
The Indian financial capital is the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's first overseas office.
Former U.S. defense contractor Edward Snowden chose Hong Kong to introduce himself to the world as the source for a series of major leaks about NSA surveillance programs. But it's hardly the ideal choice for someone seeking to avoid prosecution in America.