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Morrison & Foerster Named Finalist in Multiple Categories by the Asian Legal Business Law Awards 2020

11 Sep 2020

Asian Legal Business has named Morrison & Foerster a finalist for firm of the year recognitions across Asia in China, Singapore, and Japan. In addition, the firm has also been nominated in numerous deal of the year categories as part of its annual law awards. Recognizing outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams in these three localities around Asia, the firm’s inclusion solidifies its continued strength and breadth of capabilities.

As one of the preeminent law firms in Asia, MoFo provides integrated U.S. and local law advice. With offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the firm has handled major matters in China for over 35 years. The Tokyo office is now the largest Japan office of any global firm and one of the largest law firms in Japan, domestic or international. The Singapore office, which opened in 2013, features lawyers with many years of experience in South and Southeast Asia.

In China, we are pleased to be named a finalist for the following.

  • Equity Market Deal of the Year – Midsize: Xinjiang Goldwind’s A+H Rights Issue
  • M&A Deal of the Year – Midsize: China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited acquisition of a controlling interest in TutorGroup Holdings
  • M&A Deal of the Year – Premium: Alibaba with respect to its 33% stake of Ant Financial
  • Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Deal of the Year: Alibaba with respect to its 33% stake of Ant Financial
  • Healthcare Law Firm of the Year
  • IP Law Firm of the Year – International
  • Private Equity Law Firm of the Year – International
  • Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – International
  • International Law Firm of the Year

In Singapore, we are a finalist for SE Asia Deal Firm of the Year and International Deal Firm of the Year. Our Tokyo team has a strong showing as well, with 15 finalist mentions between our practitioners and practices.

You can view more information on the 2020 Law Awards by visiting the Asian Legal Business website for each locality: ChinaSingapore, and Japan.



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