Kay-Jannes Wegner is to join Mayer Brown’s Singapore office amid strong demand for LNG, energy and infrastructure-related arbitrations. His appointment, which also brings senior associate Edern Coënt, further strengthens the firm’s Korea-outbound capabilities.
While political instability and conflict may mean that some markets miss out on the capital being deployed across the energy and infrastructure sectors, Mayer Brown partner, Myles Mantle told FinanceAsia that there is plenty keeping the Japan team busy.
A White House executive order to lay out a national policy for digital assets should help boost credibility for cryptocurrencies, but concerns that decentralised finance technology can help evade sanctions still lingers for policymakers and investors.
Mid-market energy and infrastructure investor, Prostar Capital talks to FinanceAsia about the allure of the Korean market and why the midstream energy space remains attractive as nations target net-zero carbon emissions.