Asia

APPOINTMENTS

Baker McKenzie in leadership changes

Firm elects Milton Cheng as next chair, while new Melbourne managing partner predicts success with Japanese and environmental opportunities driving growth.

PRO BONO

Law society praises pro bono work

HFW and Asia Legal tenure as an anchor firm for Singapore Law Society pro bono services brings praise for serving most needy and vulnerable.

ACQUISITION

Nishimura & Asahi in Thai-up

Japanese firm sees acquisition of Thailand's SCL Group as establishing stronger presence in an exciting market as SCL chief says no-one better place to succeed.

DIGITAL ASSETS

Singapore adds MAS SPICE

Newly launched Code of Practice strengthens regulatory compliance for the digital asset industry with legal support from Linklaters.