Taylor Wessing prepares South East Asian network launch

Initially, the firm plans to formalise its relationship with the local firms it has worked with in Indonesia, Vietman, Malaysia and Thailand by entering into an association, but plans to expand its regional network to cover the whole ASEAN.


Minter Ellison eyes Asia growth

The Sydney-based firm is also considering opening an office in Singapore as part of a strategy to boost its international work in response to a sharp slowdown in domestic M&A activity.


AIFMD set to sideline Asian funds

A significant number of Asian alternative fund houses are likely to cease all attempts to raise money in EU countries as a result of imminent European regulation.


Basel III 'constrains' ANZ in Asia: Hodges

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd deputy chief executive Graham Hodges says the bank's Asian operations are facing regulatory constraints from the Basel III Rules