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Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation

The use of "without prejudice except as to costs" offers as a dispute resolution technique

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom
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  • April 10 2009

One of the key factors that must be taken into account when deciding whether to pursue a claim is the potential legal costs involved

FSA battens down the hatches

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 30 2009

Financial Services Agency ("FSA") remains firmly convinced that there is no need to make any significant alteration to its twin policies of Better Market Initiative and Better Regulation

Ignore notice requirements at your peril

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2009

Most construction and engineering contracts require the contractor to give notice to the employer of events or circumstances when they happen as the first step in the process of claiming an extension of time andor additional cost

Exclusion clauses part 2: recent developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2009

This is the second of a two part series on exclusion clauses in English law

Terminating distribution agreements know where you stand

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 11 2013

A distribution agreement is a contract under which a seller (the "distributor") markets and distributes products which it has purchased from a

Retention of title clauses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2013

It is common in construction projects for goods and materials to be present on site before incorporation in the Works and sometimes quite large

Courts support arbitration practice in Singapore: jurisdictional challenges and joinder

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • December 3 2013

The recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision in Astro v Lippo confirms Singapore as an attractive venue for international arbitration, by

Excluding liability for consequential loss and loss of profits

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 15 2009

In construction and engineering projects, the financial consequences of a breach of contract may be considerable in the worst case an employer may suffer extensive losses, including loss of profits, loss of business and loss of revenue

Dealing with increased exposure to fraud in the financial downturn

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • May 23 2009

In times of financial downturn and diminishing returns, complicated corporate frauds that were previously hidden by the previous successful expansion of a business often emerge