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8 May 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance today announced the 2018 counsel and consultant promotions in Asia Pacific, effective 1 May.
3 May 2018
Initial coin offerings or ICOs are growing rapidly. Essentially a method of crowdfunding facilitated through blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, ICOs are reported to have raised almost $10 billion globally from the start of 2017 despite being denounced...
Clifford Chance advises Japanese shipowner MOL on long-term contract for pioneering LNG bunker vessel
27 May 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...
24 April 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on the subscription of non-voting class shares in in JX Metals Deutschland GmbH (JXMD), a wholly owned company of JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation, amounting...
New Fund Structure available for Real Estate Investment in Japan - Should the TKGK Structure be Reassessed?
9 April 2018
On 1 December 2017, amendments to the Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act of Japan took effect. Under these amendments a new structure for investment in hard asset real estate (as opposed to trust beneficiary interests representing real estate) is made available. Under...
26 March 2018
Transparency International published its 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), showing just modest improvements for most countries in Asia Pacific, but with some higher risk countries continuing to slide in the overall rankings. The rankings are significant...
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...