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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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Singapore issues foreign law firm licences

Dec 5, 2008 Under a new scheme to allow foreign law practices to practise in Singapore, the government will be issuing Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licences to six international firms. These include Allen & Overy, Clifford…

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UK firms eye Singapore entry

Oct 30, 2008 At least six City firms have applied for new liberalised licences to practise local law in Singapore, including DLA Piper, Ashurst, Herbert Smith and Norton Rose. Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy, which have local joint…

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Slaughter and May moves in with friends in Beijing

Sep 23, 2008 Slaughter and May has announced plans to apply for a licence to set up an office in Beijing and co-locate with two of its “best friend” firms, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek of the Netherlands and Uría Menéndez of…

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