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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

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

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

Court considers application for stay in favour of Texas arbitration

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 28 2008

On 17 July in Equitas Limited v Allstate Insurance Company 2008 EWHC 1671 Mr Justice Beatson handed down his decision on whether Allstate was entitled to a stay of the instant proceedings initiated by Equitas in March 2008

British insurer seeks to confirm arbitration award against former Tyco CEO

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 14 2007

Recently, Corporate Officers & Directors of Assurance Ltd. (“CODA”), a U.K. insurer that issued a directors and officers policy to Tyco International Ltd., petitioned a New York state court to confirm an arbitration award directing Tyco’s former CEO, L. Dennis Kozlowski, to pay CODA about $2 million

Twin towers: two events, two occurrences under English Law

  • Sedgwick LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 15 2013

In the recent case of Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company Ltd v Heraldglen Ltd & Advent Capital (No 3) Ltd 2013 EWHC 154 (Comm), 8 February 2013

FOS undeterred in its plans to publish firm names in Ombudsman decisions, despite concerns

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 6 2012

The FOS has released a summary of responses to its September 2011 paper “publishing ombudsman decisions: next steps“ confirming its plan to publish all Ombudsman decisions

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

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

High Court favours stay of proceedings for ADR in Ford insurance dispute

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2012

The Technology and Construction Court has rejected arguments that a clause under an insurance policy referring disputes to an Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) procedure operated as an arbitration clause