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Linklaters adds M&A specialist in Hong Kong from Securities and Futures Commission

Roger Cheng joins Magic Circle firm’s corporate practice having led takeovers team at the regulator

Latham to close Shanghai office in favour of ‘consolidated hub’ in Beijing

In wake of Dentons’ withdrawal from mainland China, US giant says it remains committed to ‘important market’

Patent platform Avanci launches single licence as carmakers gear up for 5G connected cars

Mercedes Benz becomes first car maker to sign up to 5G connected vehicle licensing programme

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Some firms might be trying to crack America – but Asia is where the action is

Access to Asia’s growing economies should be a key strategy for firms with a mature, global client base, writes WarwickPlace’s Robert Bata

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Dentons unwinds landmark China combination citing data laws

Global giant to remove Chinese characters from branding as Dacheng Law Offices goes it alone

‘The art of the possible’ – Eversheds’ international CEO on its eye-catching KWM China alliance

Lee Ranson sets out the thinking behind his firm’s cooperation agreement with KWM’s China arm

Eversheds Sutherland and King & Wood Mallesons forge exclusive alliance

KWM will close six offices across Europe and the Middle East with the teams expected to transfer to Eversheds Sutherland

‘A life of meaning’ – influential Law Society of Singapore president dies, aged 57

Adrian Tan continued in his role despite undergoing treatment for cancer

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Linklaters hires Norton Rose Fulbright arbitration partner in Singapore to lead Asia team

Andrew Battisson has returned to a Magic Circle UK firm having first made partner at Allen & Overy

Morgan Lewis launches office in Shenzhen

China IP team lead Shaobin Zhu to head fourth China office focused on tech and life sciences clients

HFW to expand in Southern China with Shenzhen Qianhai launch

Move sees HFW become first UK-based international firm granted permission to set up shop in Greater Bay Area

‘A dynamic process’: Indian lawyers welcome government initiative to reform arbitration regime

High-level review heralds serious drive to boost India’s international status as arbitration seat, reports Ben Rigby

India opens door to arbitration reform in bid to improve dispute resolution ecosystem

Indian government seeks stakeholder comment on potential reforms to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996

Law Society, Bar Council strike Indian accord

Memorandum of Understanding signed with Bar Council of India as India opens to international lawyers amid mounting domestic opposition

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News | UK

Ashurst signs up four-partner Shearman international energy team

Team move across UK and Asia comes hot on the heels of news of Shearman’s planned merger with Allen & Overy

PR alliance Mirovia expands into Asia with new member agencies in India and Singapore

Alliance of legal PR firms looks to key Asian legal markets with its latest arrivals

Linklaters builds in Japan with corporate partner from Nishimura & Asahi

Hire of Yoshiyuki Asaoka follows magic circle firm adding Ashurst’s Tokyo M&A and Asia insurance sector lead last spring