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Clifford Chance

Cash for questions in charity trivia night

The staff of a law firm might have been able to answer complex legal questions in a quiz, but posers like "How many stairs are there in this office?" and "How much does a tall latte at the coffee shop downstairs cost?" left them stumped.

Tuesday, 4 December, 2012, 3:05am

Red tape puts suitors off deals, survey finds

'Regulatory creep' in the Asia-Pacific region is deterring companies from mergers and acquisitions, according to global law firm Clifford Chance and threatening to choke economic activity.

The firm commissioned a survey of about 400 companies worldwide with revenues of more than US$1 billion, of which a third are based in the Asia-Pacific area.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Aussies and Kiwis on the same side in a game of Chance

'We generally get on in the office,' said New Zealander James Wadham (who the rumour mill says used to play rugby with a couple of guys who ended up in the All Blacks), of his fellow Antipodean partner in the firm, Australian Scott Bache.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Asian firms eager for climate rules

All Asian businesses polled in a recent survey felt that more government regulation is needed to push companies to react to climate change, sending a strong signal to lawmakers attending a key United Nations meeting next month.

28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Appointments

Nicolas Borit

Chairman

AsiaWorld-Expo Management

Mr Borit will be promoted to managing director of one of the venue's shareholders, Dragages Hong Kong, and will assume the role of chairman of AsiaWorld-Expo Management and become a board member of Hong Kong IEC.

Allen Ha

Chief executive

4 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland lawyers fire salvo to defend turf

One of China's top legal associations is turning up the heat on foreign law firms in the mainland, accusing them of effectively practising Chinese law illegally by hiring qualified local attorneys as consultants or legal assistants.

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong lawyers eye mainland brief

BEHIND EVERY MAJOR business transaction, merger or acquisition that plays a part in the mainland's triumphant emergence on to the global stage is a team of hard-working lawyers.

28 May 2005 - 12:00am

Appointments

Eu Jin Chua

Counsel

Clifford Chance

Eu Jin Chua, based in Shanghai, is with the firm's litigation and dispute resolution practice. He has extensive experience in the areas of restructuring, insolvency and dispute resolution and also advises on transactions in the mainland.

Kenneth Leung

Counsel

Clifford Chance

31 May 2004 - 12:00am

Appointments

Stephen Byfield

Senior consultant, advisory services and capital introduction

Eurekahedge

Mr Byfield will head the marketing of Asian hedge funds to investors globally. Previously he was head of Asian equity sales for Cazenove.

Louis W. Moelchert Jr

Non-executive director

Harbin Brewery Group

9 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Local players are struggling to compete against multinationals in a market increasingly dominated by a select few as consolidation continues to reshape the legal landscape

LAW FIRMS: they just keep getting bigger and bigger. Barely a day passes without mention of a legal giant swallowing up a smaller firm in a strategic location.

Only this week rumours abound that British firm Stephenson Harwood is in talks with Holland & Knight of the United States to create yet another legal giant.

9 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

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