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16 March 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has announced that Peter Coney joins its Tokyo office as Head of Litigation & Dispute Resolution for Tokyo. Peter is a well-recognised Dispute Resolution expert in international arbitration and litigation, contentious...
5 March 2018
When is a contract rendered unenforceable as a result of illegality? It is a question that goes to the heart of every commercial transaction and is a notoriously knotty problem. On one hand, the law has to deter contractual parties from engaging in illegal...
TPP11: Modified Approach To Investment Agreements, Investment Authorisations And Claims Regarding Financial Services
23 February 2018
After a year of uncertainty following the withdrawal of the United States, the remaining eleven nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement that will allow the ambitious trade bloc to proceed. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...
21 February 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property Group, on its SG$250 million investment to develop a new serviced residence in Tokyo's Ginza district. The property will be launched under the Group’s millennial-focused...
9 February 2018
Clifford Chance is pleased to provide the latest edition of our Guide to Anti-Corruption Legislation in Asia Pacific. Our lawyers continually strive to provide the most up-to-date guidance to help you comply with the anti-corruption laws and regulations in the...
Clifford Chance advises Japanese shipowner MOL on long-term contract for pioneering LNG bunker vessel
19 March 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) on the tender process to provide a pioneering Liquefied Natural Gas bunker vessel (LNGBV) on long-term charter contract to Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions. This...
6 February 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) is the biggest shift in data protection and privacy legislation in Europe for a generation, with extraterritorial effect, so an Asia Pacific-based company may have to comply even though it is not based in Europe. Failure...
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Announces Annual Revisions to the Thresholds of the HSR Act and Prohibition Against Interlocking Directors
26 January 2018
Pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, parties to an acquisition or merger meeting certain annually adjusted thresholds must make a pre-closing notification to the U.S. antitrust authorities and abide by a mandatory waiting...
16 January 2018
Key points of interest include the following: The final quarter of 2017 saw a spike in merger enforcement in China, with MOFCOM imposing remedies in five cases – more than in the previous two years combined. Enforcement in China continued to be domestically-focused,...
16 January 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised the investors on Toshiba's US$5.4 billion (JPY600 billion) share placement, which closed on 5 December 2017. The significant equity transaction involved a placement of new shares in the Japanese company to...