|Hogan Lovells has added Mark Cooper as a partner in its corporate practice in Singapore, with effect on 3 February 2015. Cooper joins from Linklaters in Singapore, having been previously based in London and Hong Kong. He focuses on M&A and private equity transactions across South East Asia in a range of sectors, including healthcare, consumer, financial institutions and energy and natural resources. High profile clients he has advised include Standard Chartered Bank, Noble Group and Macquarie. Cooper is the firm’s fourth corporate partner hire in Asia in the last 12 months and the 9th partner hire in Asia this year.
Stamford Law recently hired Ryan Lin as a partner. Lin will focus on corporate and commercial work throughout Asia. His expertise include M&A transactions, and he also has experience with exquity and debt capital markets.
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 ...