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O’Melveny Shortlisted by China Law & Practice, AsialawAugust 01, 2016
O’Melveny lawyers and practices were recently recognized as finalists for the 2016 China Law & Practice Awards and Asialaw’s Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.
Two O'Melveny deals are shortlisted by China Law & Practice in the category of technology, media, and telecommunications deal of the year: WuXi Pharma's US$3.3 billion privatization and Youku Tudou's US$5.6 billion privatization. The winners will be announced September 21, 2016, at a ceremony in Beijing.
The Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards once again shortlisted O’Melveny in the category of Best in Insurance. It also has shortlisted partner Denis Brock for Disputes Star of the Year in Hong Kong, as well as counsel Kieran Humphrey for the Rising Star award. According to Asialaw, “firm awards will pinpoint the leading teams for handling disputes and commend those dedicated to providing excellence across a range of industries.” The winners will be announced on September 27, 2016, in Hong Kong.