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The new LCIA rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration ("LCIA") Court has unveiled its new Arbitration Rules (the "2014 Rules"), which come into force on 1

English Commercial Court rejects challenge to “conditional” award

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2014

In the latest decision relating to the arbitration between U&M Mining Zambia Ltd ("U&M") and Konkola Copper Mines plc ("KCM"), the Commercial Court

UK Court of Appeal confirms contempt proceedings are extra-territorial

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

The Court has held that civil contempt proceedings may be brought against a foreign director of a foreign company (in this case a Saudi-domiciled

English High Court judgment in ongoing Zambian dispute

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

On 15 July 2014, the High Court in London handed down a further judgment in the ongoing dispute between Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and U&M Mining

English High Court considers the effect of invalidly appointed trustees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

In Jasmine Trustees Ltd v Wells & Hind (A Firm) 2007 EWHC 38, the High Court of England and Wales interpreted "individuals" in Section 37(1)(c) of

High Court restrains use of privilege documents disclosed by solicitor in breach of confidence

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The High Court has held that a party retained the benefit of legal advice privilege in information provided to her solicitor which the solicitor

UK: ECJ opinion that obesity is not a disability, but severely obese employees may be disabled

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the

Supreme Court corrects “wrong turn” in English law, holding that bribes received by an agent are held on trust for the principal

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Who is the rightful owner of a bribe? Is a bribe or secret commission received by an agent "held on trust" for his principal? Or is the principal's

High Court considers relevance of Mitchell to late application to challenge jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A deputy judge has held that deemed submission to the jurisdiction by failing to challenge jurisdiction on time is not a sanction, so no question of relief from sanction arises on a late application

UK: Risks of breaching reasonable expectations of pension scheme members

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The High Court has held that an employer breached its duty of good faith to its pension scheme members by proposing changes that ‘confounded’ their reasonable expectations that their benefit accrual would continue in the future except in certain circumstances