The 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. The Asian Lawyer MoFo, Ashurst Lead CP Group-Itochu Alliance The Thai conglomerate and Japanese trading house have struck a billion-dollar deal that will see them collaborate in the food and agribusiness sectors. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:43:57 EDT 1202665019605 Fangda Partners' Road to Beijing Despite being rooted outside China's largest legal market, the Shanghai-based firm has managed to develop a strong reputation for cross-border work and land big-name clients such as Alibaba. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:22:07 EDT 1202664835783 Johnson Winter & Slattery Hires Brisbane Partner David Beckett was formerly a finance partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:49:01 EDT 1202664819922 Mayer Brown Launches Trade Consultancy in Singapore The firm has hired a five-person team from Bryan Cave in order to meet client demand in the areas of trade and customs work in Asia. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:41:50 EDT 1202664543407 Dentons Hires Partner in Beijing Former Baker & McKenzie special counsel Frank Niu has joined the firm?s corporate practice. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:05:04 EDT 1202664394408 Withers Adding Partner in Singapore Tax specialist Stacy Choong is returning to private practice after four years as a managing director at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:33:41 EDT 1202664393881 Clifford Chance's Associate Firm Adds Jakarta Partner Linda Widyati and Partners is bringing aboard former Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo partner Arisia Pusponegoro. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:24:18 EDT 1202664392665 Asia Deal Digest: July 24, 2014 *J. Sagar Associates, Allen & Overy lead Indian state-run ONGC Videsh's $2.2 billion bond sale*Duane Morris & Selvam advises Korean film company Spackman Entertainment Group on Singapore IPO*Norton Rose Fulbright acts for Toyota's trading arm on auto parts distribution deal in Thailand and Malaysia Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:39:53 EDT 1202664389953 Linklaters Advises DBS on $1.25 Billion Bond Issue The Singaporean bank sold two tranches of dollar-denominated bonds in order to support its finance and treasury activities. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:40:11 EDT 1202664233271