06/06/2012

Orrick Continues to grow China Corporate Practice

He obtained his LL.B. from Buckingham University and LL.M. from King’s College, University of London and is a Senior Fellow at The University of Hong Kong. He is qualified to practice law in Hong Kong and England & Wales.

06/01/2012

Senior China bank executive investigated

There were no details about what exactly Yang was being investigated for, but the discipline commission is often involved in looking into major corruption cases.

05/31/2012

JPMorgan Chase Said Eyed in Japan Insider Probe

JPMorgan Chase & Co. faces a new regulatory headache, as Japan's securities watchdog is probing the company for possibly leaking insider information, according to a person familiar with the matter.

05/28/2012

BI Introduces New License Scheme to Keep Banks Healthy

The multiple-license system will replace the existing practice of banks requiring just a single license, after which they have widespread freedom in conducting their business, constrained only by the nation’s banking law.

05/28/2012

China to encourage private capital in banking industry

Private companies would be allowed to buy into banks through private stock placements, new share subscriptions, equity transfers, mergers and acquisitions, the official China Daily said, citing the China Banking Regulatory Commission.

05/28/2012

Allen & Overy Announces Vietnam Launch Plans

In a statement, Allen & Overy Asia managing partner Thomas Brown cast the expansion into Vietnam as a part of a broader strategy to build an "unrivalled footprint" across Southeast Asia.

05/28/2012

India’s S&R boosts partnership ranks

India's S&R Associates has increased the number of its partners from five to seven with the promotions of Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan in New Delhi and Bhakta Patnaik in Mumbai. The promotions were the first for the firm since 2008. Patnaik, who was