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; investment management; 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, mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Skadden was named Most Innovative National Firm of the Year (Hong Kong), U.S. Law Firm of Year and Equity Team of the Year at the 2019 IFLR Asia Awards, as well as M&A Firm of the Year at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards presented by The Asian Lawyer and Equity Firm of the Year at the 2018 IFLR Asia Awards. We were ranked in the top tier for Markets: High-Yield Products in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019. We also have been ranked for Corporate/M&A throughout Asia Pacific and China in Chambers Asia-Pacific 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 Law Award for international firms at the third annual Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 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 office operates as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and our Singapore office operates as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Singapore) LLP.