Wong & Partners, member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Malaysia, has strengthened its antitrust and competition team by welcoming back Lydia Kong as a partner. The firm has also expanded its China outbound practice with the appointment of Addy Herg as a partner. Herg joins effective immediately, while Kong returns on April 6, 2020. Kong returns to the firm after a year and a half with Navis Capital Partners as senior legal counsel. At Navis, she assisted with fund formations and fund-related matters, as well as acquisitions and exits, and other regulatory and compliance issues. A key focus of her practice is antitrust and competition law. On the other hand, Herg joins from Skrine. He has built an impressive client roster focused on M&A, foreign direct investments and joint ventures. He has regularly acted for insurers and advised on financial services and insurance-related laws, in addition to undertaking corporate advisory work. His fluency in both English and Mandarin, and deep understanding of Chinese corporate and social culture, has helped him build a practice advising a host of Chinese corporations across a wide range of sectors.
"You can’t manage what you don’t measure"
….so said a General Counsel in a recent discussion we had about the use of data in their legal department.
Indian court declares International Society For Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) as a well-known Trademark
The Court observed that the word ISKCON is a coined trademark ...
Are you ready for the global tax reform?
A brief discussion on how MNCs should respond to the OECD’s new measures relating to Automatic Exchange of Information and Transfer Pricing issues