Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added four partners from Ropes & Gray to its Hong Kong office: Paul Boltz, Scott Jalowayski, Michael Nicklin and Brian Schwarzwalder. Boltz was managing partner of Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office, focusing on capital markets and M&A transactions. Jalowayski advises private equity funds and other global and regional investment managers on their investment and M&A transactions. Nicklin’s practice covers a broad range of debt-financing transactions across Asia Pacific, with particular experience in leveraged finance. Schwarzwalder represents global and Asian private equity funds and other asset managers in transactions across Asia and Australia/New Zealand.
New Decree on special preferential import/export tariffs under the CPTPP
Plus recent Vietnam updates on insurance, public investment and minimum wages.
SCA issues guidelines for financial institutions on anti-money laundering
The advent of AML and ATF guidance is a welcome step for businesses in the UAE.
Update on Stamp Duty regulating electronic transactions
A new notification requires parties who enter certain electronic transactions to pay stamp duty in cash.