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 The Asian Lawyer?s Ready for Relaunch On Monday, Aug. 25, the site will become part of a broader collection of global legal coverage by parent publication The American Lawyer. In the run-up to that launch, The Asian Lawyer site will be on standby. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667246762?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:19:09 EDT 1202667246762 Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 19, 2014 *Allen & Gledhill, Clifford Chance on OCBC?s $2.7 billion rights issue in Singapore*HSF advises KKR/Abacus joint venture on stake purchase in Melbourne?s World Trade Center*Gibson Dunn leads Chinese consortium?s $1.7 billion take-private offer for U.S. chipmaker OmniVision http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667245634?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:08:02 EDT 1202667245634 Allen & Gledhill on OCBC?s $2.7 Billion Rights Issue Singapore?s second-largest lender by assets is looking to refill its coffers after spending $5 billion to purchase Hong Kong-based Wing Hang Bank. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667244653?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:46:50 EDT 1202667244653 Gibson Dunn on Chinese Consortium's Bid for OmniVision Beijing-based Hua Capital Management and Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment are looking to take the Santa Clara-based company private for $1.7 billion. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667244504?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:36:43 EDT 1202667244504 KWM on $1.2 Billion Sydney Highway Refinancing Allens acted for the lenders that funded the Westlink M7 motorway project. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667244012?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:17:36 EDT 1202667244012 Ashurst Hires in Hong Kong Debt capital markets partner Anna-Marie Slot has moved over from White & Case. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667244013?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:16:38 EDT 1202667244013 HSF on Commonwealth Bank's $1.9 Billion Notes Offer The Sydney-based bank will use the notes to bolster its capital reserves and to fund operations. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667243340?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:10:24 EDT 1202667243340 Modi's Won, What Now for India? Law firms and their clients are just as eager as the Indian electorate for new Prime Minister Narendra Modi to turn the country's ailing economy around. But can a man who was swept into office in India's biggest electoral victory in 30 years live up to the hype? http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667106073?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:11:57 EDT 1202667106073 Jones Day Hires Singapore Partner Mae Shan Chong was previously a transactions partner at White & Case in the city-state. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667105618?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:25:09 EDT 1202667105618 O?Melveny Singapore Partners Defect to Ashurst The departures come on top of at least seven other exits from the Los Angeles-based firm's Asia offices this year. http://www.americanlawyer.com/asian_lawyer/id=1202667102953?rss=rss_tal_asianlawyer Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:55:31 EDT 1202667102953