The Asian Lawyer http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The American Lawyer. en-us Copyright 2014. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. http://www.alm.com/about/terms-use The Asian Lawyer http://www.alm.law.com/img/tal_12/al_rss_icon.gif http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer London Silk Seeks Admission to WongPartnership Dispute Former Citigroup executive Deepak Sharma wants Michael Fordham QC to review a Law Society of Singapore decision that dismissed his claims of misconduct against two of the Singaporean firm's partners. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202664072769?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:33:51 EDT 1202664072769 Kelvin Chia Opens in Mandalay The Singaporean firm is believed to be the first foreign firm to launch a Myanmar office outside of Yangon. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202664071621?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:51:00 EDT 1202664071621 Australian Lawyers Question Controversial Contingency Fee Proposals An Australian government panel has made a controversial recommendation that lawyers be allowed to collect a percentage of an award won by their clients, something not currently allowed in the country. But Attorney General George Brandis is against the idea. But there is one point on which the AG agrees with the panel: regulating litigation funders. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663933825?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:50:45 EDT 1202663933825 Broad & Bright Opening in Hong Kong, Guangzhou The Beijing-based firm is responding to client demands that it have a greater presence in southern China. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663931330?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:55:04 EDT 1202663931330 JSA, Allen & Overy on ONGC Videsh's Bond Sale The state-run oil and gas company sold $2.2 billion worth of dollar- and euro-denominated notes. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663706734?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:16:16 EDT 1202663706734 Three Asia-Based Partners Exit DLA Piper The moves are the latest in a number of departures for the firm in the region. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663706307?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:35:03 EDT 1202663706307 K&L Gates Leads Indonesia?s First Euro Note Issue The Southeast Asian country sold the seven-year bonds on the Singapore and Frankfurt stock exchanges. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663699667?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:47:47 EDT 1202663699667 Asia Deal Digest: July 17, 2014 *Linklaters advises on Hony Capital's $1.54 billion PizzaExpress acquisition*Skadden acts for Chinese e-commerce company Cogobuy on its $198 million Hong Kong IPO*WongPartnership represents Lend Lease on a new $729 million loan from DBS and OCBC http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202663549002?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:28:36 EDT 1202663549002