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A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Court upholds Arbitrators' decision that 911 World Trade Center attacks are two events

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2013

In Aioi Nissan Dowa Insurance Company Limited v Heraldglen Limited and Another 2013 EWHC 154 (Comm), the Commercial Court upheld the decision of an

Shipping Sector Update: Sulamerica CIA Nacional de Seguros SA and others v Enesa Engenharia SA and others 2012 EWCA Civ 638

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2013

The dispute arose in connection with two construction all risk insurance policies between the appellant Enesa (“Insured”) and the respondent

Mediation duty to get engaged?

  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2013

The PGF II SA v OMFS Company 1 Limited case is a landmark decision released last week, in which the English Court of Appeal upheld a decision to

Financial institutions e-briefing: insurance update: 911 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center: 1 attack or 2?

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2013

The issue of whether the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001 was one attack or two was considered by an English Court for the

Interaction between service of suit and arbitration clauses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2008

The recent judgment of the Commercial Court in Ace Capital Ltd v CMS Energy Corporation 2008 EWHC 1843 (Comm) considered the inter-relationship between a USA service of suit clause and an English arbitration clause in the context of a policy of insurance

The Front Comor: an end to anti-suit injunctions?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2008

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has now delivered her opinion on a question referred to the ECJ by the House of Lords earlier this year in the case of the “Front Comor” concerning the use of anti-suit injunctions by the English Courts

The decision is final: English High Court rules that there can be no appeal against arbitration awards on issues of fact

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2011

In Guangzhou Dockyards Co Ltd v ENE Aegialii 2010 EWHC 2826 (Comm), the High Court recently upheld the well-established principle that under English law, appeals against arbitral awards cannot be made on issues of fact

Shipping bulletin January 2012

  • Stephenson Harwood LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2012

Charter on an amended NYPE 1946 form provided that all cargo claims to be settled as per ICA 96

Arbitration or ADR?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2012

In Turville Heath Inc v Chartis Insurance Uk Ltd 2012 EWHC 3019 TCC, the UK High Court held that a clause providing for loss to be assessed under an insurance policy by way of a so-called “arbitration” procedure was non-compliant with the Arbitration Act 1996 and therefore not a genuine arbitration clause