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.
In-House Community Magazine – October 2021, including Cybersecurity and Data Protection Special Report 2021
In this edition, noting the ever-expanding risks of cyberattacks around the world we unpack how in-house counsel play a crucial part in preparing for and dealing with cyberattacks against their companies. We also reveal the details of Thailand’s comprehensive ...