Skadden advises corporations and financial institutions on business transactions and operations throughout Asia Pacific, the United States and globally. With attorneys residing in Beijing, Hong Kong,* Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore* and Tokyo, Skadden has the resources to handle the largest and most complex matters involving entities throughout the region. Our global network of offices strategically positions the firm to coordinate and execute the cross-border elements of a wide range of transactions, litigation and investigations.
Our attorneys based in Asia Pacific take on a wide range of matters throughout the region. On the corporate side, we advise on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as the competition law issues raised in multinational M&A; capital markets matters; and banking transactions. We provide the full range of international dispute resolution services across the region, and we also counsel on internal investigations; enforcement actions; and related governance, disclosure and litigation matters. Our attorneys also focus on a wide range of energy and infrastructure projects and real estate-related transactions. The firm has handled matters in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 ranked five Skadden practices in the “top tier” and recognized 19 of our attorneys among the region’s leaders. We also ranked as a top-tier M&A firm throughout Asia Pacific and China in Chambers and ranked first in announced 2015 M&A deals by value in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) according to Bloomberg. Skadden received the Innovation in Corporate & Commercial Award for international firms at the third annual Financial Times “Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers” awards ceremony in 2016. The firm also was named the “Employer of Choice for Hong Kong” in 2015 and 2016 by Asian Legal Business.
* Our Hong Kong and Singapore offices operate as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.