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New York's highest court reaffirms separate entity rule for foreign bank branches

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

Resolving an issue of significant importance to non-US banks which maintain New York branches, the New York Court of Appeals has held in Motorola

USA: Delaware Chancery Court finds bank’s “unclean hands” bar contribution from co-defendants, orders payment of $76 million damages

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

On October 10, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court issued an opinion ordering RBC Capital Markets LLC ("the Bank") to pay

Corporate Crime Update - October 2014 - United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

On September 22, the SEC reported that it expected to provide an award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower who provided key information which

USA: highest ever SEC whistleblower bounty awarded

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

On September 22, the SEC reported that it expected to provide an award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower who provided key information which

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, USA
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  • October 7 2014

The most recent ministerial meeting was held in Singapore in May 2014. The Statement of the Ministers and Heads of Delegation stated that negotiators

U.S. federal appeals court limits extraterritorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the U.S. federal commodities laws

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko, 13-1624-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Sept. 4, 2014), upheld a lower-court's

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Recent developments in US legislation on modern slavery

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

The recent introduction of the Federal Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Bill (H.R. 4842) on 11 June 2014 (the "Bill") is

The Alien Tort Statute when will a claim “touch and concern” the territory of the United States?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

In Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum Co, the US Supreme Court held that the presumption against extraterritorial application of US laws applies to