|Norton Rose (Asia) LLP, has announced that Adam Summerly will join as a partner in the Singapore practice. He was previously a corporate partner at the Singapore office of an international law firm specialising in cross-border M&A, corporate finance, strategic joint ventures, restructurings and corporate governance. Summerly is an experienced corporate lawyer who has worked in the South East Asian and Indian market for over 10 years. He is a specialist in several industry sectors including telecommunications and oil and gas.
O’Melveny & Myers LLP has announced the arrival of Neil Campbell, who will join the firm as partner in the Investment Funds and Securitization practice. Campbell previously served as chair of the Asian Securitization practice at Paul Hastings in Hong Kong. Campbell has practiced in Hong Kong for 14 years, handling securitizations involving assets from throughout Asia, including Japan and Korea, as well as the United States and the United Kingdom, secured finance transactions involving collateral sited in China, and traditional finance work. A qualified solicitor in Scotland, England, and Hong Kong, Campbell received his LLB with honours from the University of Edinburgh in 1974.
White&Case welcomes the arrival of partner John Hartley. Located in Hong Kong since 1990, Hartley is dual qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales, has extensive experience in cutting edge and complex cross-border transactions in the region and has represented banks across the full range of banking products, including acquisition finance, loan syndications, project finance, real estate finance, receivables financings and securitisations. His recent notable transactions include advising SoftBank, a leading Japanese technology and investment company, on the acquisition of Vodafone Group PLC’s Japanese mobile phone unit, the largest leveraged buyout in Asia to date. Hartley joins the office from his previous role at Lovells.
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
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