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Oil and honour revisited: selling shares with a handshake

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 13 2014

The recent case of Williams v. Jones, QBD (David Blunt QC), unreported, 25022014, highlighted the application of some of the cardinal principles of

Supreme Court upholds arbitration award in favor of British natural gas investor in Argentina

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 7 2014

On March 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court upheld a $185 million arbitration award obtained by the United Kingdom's BG Group PLC against the

US Supreme Court rules arbitrators, not courts, have competence to decide preconditions to investment arbitration

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Argentina, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 11 2014

The United States (US) Supreme Court's recent ruling in BG Group v. Argentina generally reflects a pro-investor approach to interpreting

Risk management and the role of insurance - when litigation looms in England

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 9 2011

Understanding fee-shifting and the legal expenses insurance available in England, as well as the role of lawyers’ conditional fee agreements permitted under English rules, can be central to a business’s risk management strategy if it is exposed to either defending or bringing litigation in England

US Supreme Court considers affirmative action

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 15 2012

On 10 October, the Supreme Court of the United States of America heard argument in the case of Abigail Fisher v University of Texas at Austin

Arbitration Quaterly

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • China, France, Global, Philippines, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 30 2013

In the recent decision in Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant JSC v AES Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant LLP 2013 UKSC 35, the UK Supreme Court

Third Circuit holds that UK windfall tax is not a creditable tax

  • Landwell
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 14 2012

On December 22, 2011, in PPL Corp v Comr., 3d Cir., No. 11-1069, the Third Circuit held that PPL Corporation was not entitled to a foreign tax credit for the 1997 tax year with respect to amounts paid under the so-called UK “windfall tax,” thus reversing a Tax Court decision that had found the tax creditable under Code 901 (PPL Corp., 135 T.C. No. 15 (2010

Update on Lehman Brothers insolvency proceedings in the US, UK and Japan

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 7 2008

On September 20, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of certain assets of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("LBHI") and Lehman Brothers Inc. ("LBI"), including those related to its Canadian Capital Markets and Investment Banking businesses, to Barclays Capital, Inc. ("Barclays"

Climate change litigation: a possibility in the UK?

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 29 2009

Over the past decade, the rate of climate change litigation has been rising

Class actions update - January 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 20 2014

On 16 September 2013, the Productivity Commission released an issues paper in relation to its inquiry into Australia's system of civil dispute