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Transitory movement of funds through New York banks no guarantee of jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

In a case of interest to foreign parties that routinely use New York's banking system to facilitate dollar transactions, the New York Court of

First ever extradition of a foreign citizen to U.S. on antitrust charge

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

On April 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the successful extradition from Germany of Italian Romano Pisciotti under Section 1 of the

Disclosure requirements regarding conflict minerals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

On 21 July 2010, Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") was enacted, which requires

Mandatory mediation pilot proposed for New York State Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

An advisory committee has recommended that the New York Supreme Court (the state Court of First Instance located in Manhattan) adopt a pilot

Ukraine- further sanctions developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The EU, US and Russia have taken further steps in response to continuing events in Ukraine. On 20 March 2014, the US imposed an asset freeze and visa

Corporate Crime Update - March 2014 - United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Mythili Raman, announced on February 26 that she will be leaving

Ukraine EU and US impose asset freeze and travel ban on Ukrainian and Russian individuals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

Following the weekend's Crimea referendum, the EU and US have taken further steps (building on those outlined in our previous briefing) to impose

The US Supreme Court decides BG v Argentina right place, wrong road?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

In a 7-2 majority decision on 5 March 2014, the United States Supreme Court has reinstated BG Group (BG)'s US$185 million arbitral award against

US Supreme Court again affirms the limits of personal jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court recently held that a court could not assert personal jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant, whose

Ukraine EU imposes asset freeze on members of former government and issues a statement in relation to Russia; US introduces Executive Order permitting the blocking of assets

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The EU and US have both recently taken steps to respond to recent events in Ukraine. On 5 March 2014, the EU introduced an asset freeze applying to