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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

English contract law and oral contracts - your word may still be your bond

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

Whether it was American movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn or the AustralianIrish politician Bryan O’Loghlen who first said, ‘A verbal contract isn’t worth

Negotiating a bond or guarantee

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2011

This month in our sister newsletter Dispatch, we reported on the case of Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky SA & Others where the Supreme Court preferred the Buyers’ construction of a bond because it was consistent with the commercial purpose of the instrument

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

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

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Parent Company Guarantees - is there an alternative?

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2013

Parent company guarantees are a common feature of construction and engineering projects. Their purpose is simple: to provide one party with security

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative