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UK and EU sanctions against Syria

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Syria, United Kingdom
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  • September 28 2011

Since anti-government protests began in Syria in March, unrest has continued and spread across the country

The Saudi legal system

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Saudi Arabia
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  • June 19 2009

Saudi Arabia is a key trade and investment partner for Japan

Libya update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, Libya
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  • November 21 2011

In our May 2011 newsletter we looked at the sanctions imposed against Libya by the international community, and considered the risks for Japanese companies in doing business in Libya or with Libyan counterparties

The prevention principle, time at large and extension of time clauses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2009

Most construction and engineering contracts require the contractor to complete the works by a specified date failing which the employer will be entitled to recover liquidated damages for delay at the rate stated in the contract

HKIAC implementation and purpose of the 2013 rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 13 2013

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") published its revisions to the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules on 12 June 2013.1 The

Force majeure: is it a superior force?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2011

The force majeure clause is a well established clause in most construction contracts

Bond and Guarantees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 3 2013

In difficult economic times, procuring security for performance of obligations will be a significant concern for many parties to the construction

Guidelines for Issuing Building Construction Licenses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia
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  • October 29 2010

Minister of Home Affairs Regulation No.32 of 2010 on Guidelines for Issuing Building Construction Licenses (the "Guidelines") came into force earlier this year

Limiting liability

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2012

Limitation of liability clauses are an effective tool to transfer, avoid or manage risk under engineering and construction contracts

Circular transactions in Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 10 2010

Herbert Smith's May 2009 newsletter considered the impact on Japanese companies of high profile cases reported in the global media that had been filed as a result of the economic downturn