Shanghai

Asia BigLaw Hiring and COVID-19 – April Update

Originally posted here on LinkedIn on April 1, 2020 It’s been nearly 2 weeks since our previous article on COVID-19 and Asia BigLaw, and the world has changed immeasurably since then. As with many of our clients and other industry observers, we were initially caught off guard a bit by the realit...
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Asia vs NYC

Legal Practice in Asia vs NYC

If you were to trade in Midtown for the Mid-Levels, the Subway for the Escalator, and SoHo for…well…SoHo: what would that mean for your legal practice? The four practice areas most represented in Asia for US Associates are: Capital Markets, M&A / Private Equity (including Fund Formation), an...
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Hong Kong

Market Predictions for 2018

Contrary to what many may think, the common Lunar New Year greeting of Gong Xi Fa Cai (or Kung Hei Fat Choi in Cantonese) does not translate into ‘Happy New Year’. Instead, it is a wish for the recipient of the greeting to experience wealth and prosperity. Coming off a strong 2017, the Asia mark...
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