Simpson Thacher Launches Hong Kong Practice

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT) -- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP on Thursday announced the official opening of its Hong Kong local law practice, which will be led by two new partners and expand the firm's capital markets and mergers and acquisitions work in China.

After announcing the plan to open the practice in April, the firm underwent various regulatory measures required to practice in Hong Kong. The local law practice is the latest addition to the firm's presence in China, where it has been active for nearly 20 years advising local...
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