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Aquinas Law Alliance adds experience dispute head

Nov 7, 2017 Aquinas Law Alliance has hired Lim Tong Chuan from Tan Peng Chin . Aquinas will be the third Singapore law firm where Lim has held the title of dispute resolution head. Before his seven years at Tan Peng Chin, he held…

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Rajah & Tann Asia unites eight regional firms

Aug 22, 2014 Singapore headquartered firm Rajah & Tann is developing its network, bringing its eight regional and associated law firms in Southeast Asia under a single banner: Rajah & Tann Asia. The combined firm will provide…

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WongPartnership enters Indonesia with local tie-up

Aug 17, 2014 Singapore’s WongPartnership has entered into the Indonesian market with an alliance with Jakarta-based firm Makes & Partners, which specialises in M&A, capital markets, and restructuring and insolvency deals.…

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Malasia to permit fly-in-fly-out lawyering

Jul 4, 2013 Malaysia looks set to introduce new legislation allowing international law firms to do business on a 'fly-in, fly-out' basis, allowing them to advise clients in the country without having local offices. The new…

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Malaysia to open doors to foreign law firms

Mar 5, 2013 Malaysia is set to enact new laws to open its marketplace to foreign law firms, following similar moves by Singapore and South Korea. The legislation will allow international firms to establish alliances with local…

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Kuala Lumpur leads Asian IPO market

Aug 31, 2012 Until late last year, Hong Kong was the world leader for initial public offerings, but now the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ranks at ninth place in terms of funds raised in IPOs, according to statistics published by…

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Malaysia moves to open legal market

Jul 23, 2012 Malaysia is making moves to liberalise its legal services market, tabling a bill that would offer foreign law firms a number of ways to operate in the country. The Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 provides for…

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