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.
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.