14 December 2017
China Business Law Journal has named Hong Kong partners David Blumental and Ing Loong Yang to the publication’s 2017 “A-List.” The annual report highlights leading private practice lawyers in the Chinese legal market based on feedback from “thousands of in-house counsel in China and around the world, as well as partners at Chinese and international law firms.” Blumental and Yang, who are members of Latham’s Corporate and Litigation & Trial Departments, respectively, offer extensive experience in a range of cross-border matters, including major M&A transactions and international arbitrations.
Blumental, who serves as Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Oil & Gas Industry Group, largely focuses his broad-based transactional practice on matters involving the energy and natural resources industries. With more than 20 years of experience working in Asia, Blumental advises clients based in or doing business in Asia on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, foreign direct investments and projects, and related cross-border disputes and compliance matters.
Yang, who focuses his practice on international arbitrations, has extensive experience resolving clients’ disputes in numerous forums, including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the Hong Kong Courts. His wide-ranging industry background encompasses a number of key sectors in the Chinese market, such as online game software, pharmaceuticals, automotive, clean technology, banking and finance, road-recycling, agriculture, energy, OEM manufacturing, and private equity.
Blumental and Yang are among more than 70 lawyers who comprise Latham & Watkins’ market-leading Greater China Practice.