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Around the house: Disney promotes GC to CLO role, Olympus lines up global GC replacement

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Circana, John Wood Group, Agoda and Northern Trains

Rajah & Tann expands international arbitration practice with Bangkok partner hire

Former MoFo and HSF lawyer Vanina Sucharitkul will help grow the Singapore firm’s regional disputes coverage

Clyde & Co adds Kennedys disputes duo for Thailand launch

Partner Ian Johnston and legal director Sorawat Wongkaweepairot join from Kennedys’ shuttered Bangkok office to launch insurance giant’s 14th APAC base

Kennedys shuts up shop in Bangkok after reviewing Thai business

UK firm maintains Southeast Asia presence in Singapore and Hong Kong

Tilleke & Gibbins hires GC of Myanmar-focused business syndicate to bolster China capabilities

Derrick Khoo leaves role at Marga Group to co-head Bangkok-based firm’s China desk

Nishimura & Asahi in Thai combo

Tokyo-based firm confirms it has purchased all outstanding shares in SCL Thailand's SCL Group to create new Thai powerhouse.

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Nishimura & Asahi in Thai-up

Japanese firm sees acquisition of Thailand's SCL Group as establishing stronger presence in an exciting market as SCL chief says no-one better place to succeed.

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Thai government hires international legal expert to help law reform

A joint committee of private bodies working in tandem with government has hired foreign legal expert Scott Jacobs, president of Jacobs, Cordova & Associates to help the government's ongoing law reform plans.

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Thailand's Weerawong hires capital markets partner from LS Horizon

Bangkok-headquartered Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners has appointed capital markets and corporate acquisitions expert Khemajit Choomwattana as a partner from local firm LS Horizon.

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A&O hires former StanChart legal head in Thailand

Standard Chartered Bank Thailand's former head of legal and compliance Nithi Laophulsuk is joining Allen & Overy as a partner.

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Tilleke & Gibbins to expand into Cambodia

A leading Thai law firm will offer Cambodian intellectual property services next month.

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Herbert Smith partner to play key role in Thailand arbitration sector

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Gavin Margaretson has been named as chair of the International Chamber of Commerce's Commission on Arbitration in Thailand.

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Rouse strengthens Thailand presence through new hires

The 600-person, international IP practice Rouse has appointed two specialist patent litigators to boost their office in Thailand.

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Rajah & Tann raids Bangkok rival

Singapore-based Rajah & Tann has taken on 14 lawyers from the Bangkok office of US law firm Hunton & Williams.

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Lawyers issue warning to Thai government

A group of lawyers has called on the government in Thailand to repeal the state of emergency that was imposed this week.

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Bengal braced for falling tax revenue after big business challenge

The Indian state of West Bengal is braced to see a fall in tax revenue this year after Tata Steel, Cadbury and other multinationals challenged one of its tax laws.

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Thailand urged to act on money laundering

Thai business leaders are calling on the government to take action which would lead to the country being dropped from the watch list of the Financial Action Task Force.

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Thai lawyers strike deal to protect media

Thailand's regulatory body for lawyers has urged its members to provide free legal advice to help members of the press defend themselves against law suits.

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Thai journalist jailed for insulting King

A leading Thai journalist was handed a 10-year prison sentence earlier this week for insulting the royal family, exposing the country's lese-majeste laws to widespread international condemnation from human rights groups and the EU.

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