Qinghai province, in the heart of China, is the source of Asia’s three legendary rivers – the Yangtze, the Yellow and the Mekong.
Over the last couple of years, the world has seen a race to develop the best expertise in financial technology – boosted and supported by technological evolution, availability of funding, increased support from governments and regulators and changing customer appetite and expectations.
Earlier this month, Mishcon de Reya’s Academy welcomed SY Lau, Senior Executive Vice President and Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Branding at Tencent, who gave a talk on China and the digital world.
There has been considerable press interest in recent months around the international response to the nuclear and ballistic missile testing carried out by North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as it is officially known (the “DPRK”)).
Mishcon de Reya last night won awards for ‘Innovation in the Business of Law: Technology’ and ‘Innovation in the rule of law and access to justice’ at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards ceremony.
Daniel Levy is a Partner and Head of the Property Litigation Group at Mishcon de Reya.
Ele.me is an online food delivery startup launched by two friends at Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University that recently won $1 billion in venture capital funding. Its name roughly translates as “Hungry Now?”
Mishcon de Reya’s Corporate department advised Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc, a subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, on the sale of its specialist UK insurance subsidiary Sompo Canopius to private equity firm Centerbridge Partners for $952 million.
Last week, Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced an investigation into the impact of international students on the UK.
A futuristic city is soaring up on China’s coastline, with skyscrapers, landscaped parks, grand boulevards – and even an artificial island reclaimed from the Yellow Sea.
It’s known as the “Little Red Dot” in a sea of gigantic countries. But Singapore suddenly has a shot at becoming the world’s leading financial centre – as Brexit threatens to deprive London of the mantle.
Wendy Wu is hoping her new job and dating advice app Wonder Tech will affect social change in China, helping students pick jobs based on their passion and interest rather than simply on university entrance exam scores.