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Parties cannot avoid Commercial Agents Regulations by choice of non-EU law and arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2010

In Accentuate v Asigra 2009 EWHC 2655 (QB) the English High Court held it had jurisdiction to hear a claim for compensation under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, even though the relevant agreement was subject to a choice of Canadian law and arbitration and the Canadian arbitral tribunal had already ruled against the claim

Consumer goods update October 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2012

Welcome to our consumer goods sector update a publication which highlights some key recent legal issues affecting consumer goods businesses

Rome II Regulation - harmonisation of approach to the applicable law in tort

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 13 2008

The Rome II Regulation on the law applicable to non contractual obligations (EU Council Regulation (EC) No. 8642007) will apply in all member states other than Denmark from 11th January 2009

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

UK opts into the Brussels regulation negotiations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 19 2011

On 14 December the European Commission published its proposals for significant changes to the Council Regulation (EC) No 442001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Regulation

Substance behind the sales pitch? UK Government calls for evidence on proposed EU Contract Law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2012

The Ministry of Justice has published a call for evidence in relation to the European Commission’s proposals for a Common European Sales Law

Commission publishes proposal for an optional common European sales law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2011

The Commission has published its proposal for an optional Common European Sales Law which it says is aimed at facilitating cross-border transactions in the EU

A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2011

This is the twenty-fifth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

General Counsel Update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • December 7 2011

This is the twenty-seventh in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas