Ming-Yen Yip Associate Clifford Chance Ms Yip joins from Singapore law firm Rodyk & Davidson. She specialises in corporate M&A and has advised clients on all aspects of complex transactions with specific experience of the China M&A market. Jacqueline Lim Partner, Hong Kong Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker Ms Lim, who has a broad range of corporate finance and M&A experience, was previously with Allen & Overy. Ms Lim qualified as a barrister before practicing as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1998. Fanny Hsiang Director, professional practice Grant Thornton Ms Hsiang provides advisory services to the assurance practice and facilitates the proper application of accounting standard requirements. She has over 15 years of professional experience. Rainy Chan General manager The Peninsula Hong Kong Ms Chan joined in 1994 as front office manager at The Peninsula Hong Kong and has also worked at The Peninsula New York. She returned to Hong Kong in 2001 and in 2004 became general manager at The Peninsula Bangkok. David Neuville Partner Jones Day Mr Neuville joins the capital markets practice from Simmons & Simmons. Before that, he was an international partner in Hong Kong with Baker & McKenzie. Rocky T. Lee Partner, Beijing DLA Piper Mr Lee leads the firm's venture capital and private equity practice in China. Mr Lee is also an acknowledged authority on mainland foreign-exchange regulations and cross-border transaction restructuring matters. Paul Fredrick Counsel, Japan DLA Piper Previously, Mr Fredrick served as counsel with a leading multinational energy law firm in Tokyo. He has also served as general counsel for ITOCHU Oil Exploration in Tokyo. Rick Thomas Senior manager, corporate services Asia Pacific Colliers International Previously, Mr Thomas was working at United KFPW. He joins the Singapore corporate services hub and will provide support for the Procter & Gamble account. Mohammad U. Akhtar Vice-president of GSM/UMTS global product management Motorola Networks and Enterprise Based out of Hong Kong, Mr Akhtar will be responsible for driving the development of Motorola's portfolio of GSM and UMTS solutions worldwide. Eric Tong Audit partner Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Mr Tong joins the financial services industry practice. He has more than 20 years experience gained in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Mohan Singh India product co-ordinator BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Mr Singh was previously head of Hong Kong equity research. He will also assume greater regional responsibilities as head of regional consumer equity research. Mark Lee Po-on General manager - finance and administration Television Broadcasts Mr Lee has been a senior executive at many top companies with vast experience in finance, administration, media and entertainment business.