Skadden Picks Up Asia Corporate Ace From Paul Hastings

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 1:55 PM EDT) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP beefed up its Asia-Pacific corporate practice Tuesday with the hire of a Paul Hastings LLP partner who specializes in China-related capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.

Christopher W. Betts, who currently operates out of Paul Hastings' Hong Kong office, will join Skadden in May, a firm spokesman confirmed Tuesday.

Betts, who is fluent in Mandarin, has experience representing a number of leading investment banks and Chinese companies with respect to listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, M&A transactions,...
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