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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

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

Where an insurance policy provides for arbitration within a certain time limit, does the expiry of this time limit terminate the right to bring a claim under the policy?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2010

In (1) William McIlroy Swindon Ltd (2) Rannoch Investments Ltd v Quinn Insurance Ltd 2010 EWHC 2488 (TCC), the Court considered preliminary issues in two claims brought against an insurer under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930

General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments

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

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

Changes are afoot in 2012: fast track fixed costs; the Jackson reforms and the County reforms

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2012

David Cameron speaking recently, said that 'it is simply much too easy for no-win-no-fee lawyers to encourage trivial claims against businesses, which end up settling out of court because it's too expensive to fight the case.'

Reinsurance: WTC losses from two events, not one

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2013

The English High Court has, for the first time, tackled the question whether the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre arose from one or two

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

Breach of arbitration agreement (2) arrest of vessel in Senegal

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2008

In Kallang Shipping SA Panama v AXA Assurance Senegal and in Sotrade Denizcilik Sanayi VE Tikaret AS v Amadou Lo, The Duden - Butterworths Law Direct 21.11.08 the Commercial Court considered the circumstances in which the arrest of vessels in foreign jurisdictions, prompted by overseas cargo insurers, can amount to breach of arbitration clauses incorporated into bills of lading