|K&L Gates LLP has appointed Lian Yok Tan and Nicholas Hanna as partners in the energy and corporate/M&A practices, respectively, in the firm’s Singapore office. Tan arrives from White & Case whilst Hanna joins from Watson, Farley & Williams. Tan advises government bodies, banks, and corporations throughout Asia on project development and financing in the energy, infrastructure, power, mining, and oil and gas sectors. She also counsels clients on M&A, commercial trade matters, structured and asset financings, and private equity transactions. Counseling clients in the oil and gas, mining, energy, and resort sectors throughout the Asia Pacific region, Hanna advises on Main Market and AIM listings on the London Stock Exchange, capital raising, private equity transactions, and complex contractual commercial disputes that focus on international trade, oil and gas, and intellectual property.|
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...