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TransAsia Partners and Senior ACFTU Official Speak at the Global Employer Institute presented by Littler

08 November 2012

USA: Littler’s International Employment and Labor Law Practice Group presented the 2012 Global Employer Institute in Washington D.C. on 7 to 9 Nov 2012.

2012 Employment Law Scholarship Award Ceremonies Held at Peking University and Northwestern University of Politics and Law

25 October 2012

As part of its commitment to the development of employment law in China, every year TransAsia awards scholarships to exemplary students to encourage them to strive for and achieve academic and professional excellence, as well as to pursue careers in employment law.

TransAsia Announces Alliance with Lefèvre Pelletier & associés

25 September 2012

TransAsia is proud to announce an alliance with the French law firm Lefèvre Pelletier & associés (LPA).

LPA has approximately 110 fee-earners and maintains offices in Paris, Frankfurt, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Algiers and Casablanca. Its main sectors of activity are:

TransAsia Voted PRC Firm of the Year for Labor & Employment and Youku-Tudou Merger Named M&A Deal of the Year by China Law & Practice

14 September 2012

We are pleased to announce that TransAsia has been selected as the "PRC Firm of the Year for Labor & Employment" by China Law & Practice for the second consecutive year.

In addition, the Youku and Tudou merger via stock swap was named 2012 M&A Deal of the Year. TransAsia represented Youku during the negotiation process.

TransAsia Represents Youku in Merger with Tudou

11 March 2012

Youku and Tudou, the two largest online video content providers in China, signed a definitive agreement to a 100% stock-for-stock merger. The resulting company, which will be known as Youku Tudou Inc., will continue to be listed on the NYSE under Youku’s ticket symbol, YOKU.

TransAsia Awarded 2012 PRC TMT Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners

24 February 2012

We are pleased to announce that TransAsia has been selected as the "2012 PRC Law Firm of the Year" for TMT (technology, media, telecoms) law by Chambers and Partners.

TransAsia Launches

20 February 2012

TransAsia Lawyers, recently launched a unique online platform ChinaGoAbroad ( The site is dedicated to the exchange of information about outbound investment from China and features actual investment opportunities, practical guidelines to doing business in foreign jurisdictions, and access to leading service providers and governmental agencies. For more information, please vist the site.

TransAsia Serves as PRC Counsel on Recent IPOs

14 November 2011

Between December 2010 and June 2011, we served as Company Counsel to 2 of the 4 largest NYSE IPOs by Chinese Internet companies. Specifically, we represented Youkou on its US$233m float and Renren on its US$855m listing. Philip Qu, Managing Partner of our Beijing office, led the TransAsia team for both of the transactions.

TransAsia represents Pearson in its $294m Acquisition of Leading PRC Education Services Company

11 November 2011

Pearson, a global media and education company headquartered in London, signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Global Education & Technology Group Limited (GEDU) for $294 million. GEDU is a leading provider of educational courses and test preparation in China for English language assessments. The merger, which needs final approval by the GEDU board, is expected to close by the end of the year, and will give Pearson a significant customer base and developed infrastructure to expand its educational offerings in China.