Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom



Dispute resolution

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom provides clients with expert advice on a range of high-value and complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters, including finance, securities and shareholder disputes. Key clients span industries such as manufacturing, technology and telecommunications, financial services and healthcare. The firm also has a strong anti-corruption and white-collar crime practice.

Key names in the litigation and arbitration department include Bradley Klein and Rory McAlpine. Steve Kwok is singled out for his regulatory compliance and white-collar crime expertise.

Case highlights include advising Chinese classified advertisements website on a shareholder dissenting appraisal action; and representing a group of Bermuda trust companies established by a Taiwanese Conglomerate in a dispute arising from the handling of assets of a Taiwanese individual, the owner of The Formosa Plastics Group who died in 2008.

Client feedback

“The Hong Kong and China staff are very experienced, knowledgeable and responsive in assisting clients to understand the legal and regulatory issues around the situation they are facing, and respond effectively to regulators.” – Government and regulatory

Steve Kwok

“Kwok is very knowledgeable and adept at educating clients on the regulatory issues they are facing, and explaining the practical situation and nuances.”

“He has in-depth knowledge of US laws and regulations in white collar investigations.”