By Jessica Seah, August 13, 2013 :: India
David Klein, most recently a partner with Foley & Lardner, has joined QuisLex as vice president of legal services.
Shreya Jayasimha is setting up a new practice called Aarna Law in Bangalore.
Delhi-based Singh & Associates has received approval to open a representative office in the island nation.
Rahul Sarella was previously a partner in Hyderabad for Bangalore-based Tatva Legal.
Sandip Beri will become a partner in the Indian firm's Delhi office.
India's largest oil exploration and production company is buying an offshore natural gas block in Mozambique.
Ajit Warrier was previously a partner in Delhi with Luthra & Luthra.
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.
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.