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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • 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

US federal appeals court dismisses suit against European arms manufacturer for lack of personal jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Relying on recent precedent from the United States Supreme Court, a US federal appeals court dismissed a wrongful death claim against a Romanian

The new ICDR mediation and arbitration rules what's new and different

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, Qatar, USA
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  • July 25 2014

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution ("ICDR") is the international arm of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"). It released its

US Federal Court requires CFIUS to show greater transparency

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

In a significant ruling, a US federal appeals court has found that, in blocking the acquisition by Chinese nationals of several wind farm projects