|Simmons & Simmons continues the expansion of its China Corporate Group with the appointment of partner Tom Deegan, who joins the firm from Denton Wilde Sapte and will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Deegan is a corporate partner specialising in cross-border M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance and restructurings. He advises a wide range of corporates and investment banks and has particular expertise in the Energy and TMT industry sectors. Deegan is an experienced international transaction lawyer, having advised on deals throughout Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and the Middle East. He has worked in Hong Kong, Tokyo, the Middle East, and the UK.|
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 ...