12 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills closes second Sumitomo investment in offshore oil production vessels
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corporation on its second investment in a floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) destined for the Marlim 2 field, offshore Brazil.
01 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Malaysia’s Yinson on first renewables investment
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Yinson Renewables on a major investment in Indian solar power – the oil and gas services, shipping and production company’s first investment in renewables.
03 March 2020
New industry paper calls for greater regulatory coordination of sustainable finance in Asia Pacific
ASIFMA , the financial industry’s leading regional trade association, today released a new report, Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific: Regulatory State of Play , co-authored by Herbert Smith Freehills and its Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung .
04 March 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills launches parental leave sharing for all Asia employees
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a market-leading parental leave policy in Asia, allowing all employees in the region to share primary childcare responsibilities with their spouse or partner.
18 February 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Lendlease on Malaysian TRX Lifestyle Quarter
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lendlease Corporation Limited ( Lendlease ) on its role as sponsor in relation to the RM2.15 billion (A$742 million) financing of the Tun Razak Exchange ( TRX ) Lifestyle Quarter development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
21 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills confirms re-appointment of James Palmer as Chair and Senior Partner
Herbert Smith Freehills today announced the re-appointment of James Palmer as Senior Partner and Chair of the Global LLP Council for a second term. The appointment, which follows a partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2018 for a term of three years.
15 November 2017
New report defines the four 'super-blocs' of Asian business
For a newcomer to Asia, understanding its vast and diverse business landscape is essential but daunting. In a new report, Redefining Asian Business , global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills looks beyond borders and sectors to demystify this valuable region.
31 July 2017
Herbert Smith Freehills advises I Squared Capital on US$1.86 billion acquisition of Hutchison Telecommunications' fixed line business
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised I Squared Capital Advisers on the US$1.86 billion acquisition of Hutchison Telecommunications' fixed line business, Hutchison Global Communications (HGC).
30 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Michael Cassel Group on strategic investment by Amplify
Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised Michael Cassel Group on a strategic investment in its business by Amplify, a global live entertainment and content holding company.
29 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills helps long-term tech client TCL complete strategic transformation / 史密夫斐尔为科技行业长期客户TCL完成战略转型提供助力
Global leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised consumer electronics manufacturer TCL Electronics Holdings Limited on an asset restructuring as part of a business transformation by its parent company TCL Holdings.
24 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Ventia on A$485m cross-border acquisition of Broadspectrum from Ferrovial
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised leading infrastructure services company Ventia on its acquisition of Broadspectrum from publicly-listed Spanish parent company Ferrovial, for an equity value of A$485m.
24 July 2020
Rise in class actions cannot be put down to rise in corporate misconduct, says Herbert Smith Freehills
An ongoing narrative that the growing frequency of shareholder class actions is a response to an increase in corporate misconduct does not hold water, according to Australia’s leading class actions defence law firm.
23 July 2020
Hipgnosis charts music success with advice from Herbert Smith Freehills
Herbert Smith Freehills has helped Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited (LSE: SONG) hit new musical high notes by providing advice on a upsized credit agreement with a syndicated group of lenders. The terms provide for a $400 million New York law Net Asset Value-based secured revolving credit facility (RCF...
21 July 2020
Big data poses challenges for white collar crime investigations and enforcement
Significant developments in data analytics and artificial intelligence are shaping the face of regulatory compliance, government investigations and enforcement, according to analysis from global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
17 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sinochem on sale of Indonesian oil and gas assets / 史密夫斐尔为中化集团出售印尼油气资产提供法律服务
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has assisted China energy major and longstanding client Sinochem on the completion the disposal of its interests in oil-and-gas exploration blocks in south Sumatra.