A year after its merger with Richards Butler UK, Reed Smith will officially bring on board the firm's Chinese affiliate, Richards Butler Hong Kong, effective Jan. 1, to add to its offices in Hong Kong and Beijing and its plans to apply for a license to practice in Shanghai. Richards Butler Hong Kong has been in the Chinese market for more than 25 years and handled some of the first insider dealings inquiries by successfully defending the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Reed Smith Enters Multiple Chinese Markets
The Legal Intelligencer
October 22, 2007