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US Federal Court orders Microsoft to produce e-mail content stored outside the United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

In a decision that may affect how Japanese technology companies with US subsidiaries, and in particular data storage or "cloud" providers, do

LME held immune from anti-trust suit under US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In re: Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 13-md-02481, Judge Katherine Forrest has

Superstorm Sandy litigation ruling on hold pending parallel mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

By way of update to our previous report on 8 May 2013, on 12 August 2014 the New York federal court managing the consolidated Superstorm Sandy

US federal appeals court holds that the Dodd-Frank Act's whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions do not apply extraterritorially

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Liu Meng-Lin v. Siemens AG, 13-4385-cv (2d Cir. N.Y. Aug. 14, 2014) upheld a lower-court's decision

Important decision for non-U.S. banks which maintain a New York branch

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In a case of first impression in the New York state courts, the New York Supreme Court has held that maintaining a branch office in New York does not

Dueling limitation periods: time-limit under the US Federal Arbitration Act trumped by state law on enforcement of foreign judgments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that state law governing the limitation period for enforcing a foreign judgment

Monkey selfie leaves photographer with peanuts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

In 2011, wildlife photographer David Slater was visiting the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, when a black macaque monkey hijacked his camera and

US federal court orders Microsoft to produce e-mail content stored outside the United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

In a decision that may affect how US technology companies, and in particular data storage or "cloud" providers, do business with customers outside the United States, a federal district judge in New York has affirmed a decision that ordered Microsoft Corporation to produce, in response to a search warrant issued at the behest of US authorities, the contents of one of its customer's e-mail accounts stored on a Microsoft server in Ireland

US issues new Ukraine-related sanctions and additional guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The US Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") has issued several new sanctions designations in response to the developing situation in relation to

Corporate crime update - July 2014 - United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

On June 18, a federal judge in New York authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc. for the emails of an individual targeted in a money