The company is looking to raise funds to help finance its acquistion of U.K.-based Cove Energy.
The Islamic bond program includes an initial offering worth $1 billion.
The French hypermarket operator is selling its Indonesian division to local conglomerate CT Corp. for $673 million.
Total Access, Thailand's second-largest mobile phone company, is borrowing to build a 3G network.
Vietnam is one of the most open markets in Asia for international law firms. But a group of 18 leading Vietnamese firms are urging their government to change that.
State-owned energy and petrochemical company PTT Plc. will use the proceeds to refinance existing debt.
The British firm is advising on a merger between the tender rig businesses of Malaysian oil and gas services company SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd. and Norwegian deepwater driller Seadrill Ltd.
The Canadian government says it sees no "net benefit" in Malaysian oil giant Petronas' proposed acquisition of Calgary-based Progress Energy Resources.
Andrew Lucas will be relocating to Thailand from Beijing, where he had been a partner with Baker & McKenzie.
A significant amount of yen is flowing into Southeast Asia as Japanese companies seek growth outside the country. The lawyers aren't far behind.