O’Melveny’s Makarechian Quoted in Daily Journal on Startups in Southeast Asia
March 14, 2013
The March 13, 2013, Daily Journal article, “Silicon Valley Lawyers Guide Startups Abroad,” quotes O’Melveny & Myers LLP partner David Makarechian on the potential for startup growth in Southeast Asia. "Singapore has gone out of its way to start a venture fund community and attract startup companies," Makarechian said in the article. "The Singapore government is really, really savvy about technology and has tried to find ways to build a Silicon Valley." He also pointed to Indonesia as a good place for startup growth, but highlighted its stricter regulatory environment. Makarechian is a member of O'Melveny's Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets Practices in the Firm's Silicon Valley and Singapore offices.