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Exclusion clauses part 1: drafting tips

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • November 23 2009

It is a common feature of modern business that when contracting commercial parties seek to reduce their potential liability in whole or part

Circular transactions in Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 10 2010

Herbert Smith's May 2009 newsletter considered the impact on Japanese companies of high profile cases reported in the global media that had been filed as a result of the economic downturn

ADR in construction disputes: arbitration and dispute boards are not the only answer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 17 2012

Disputes between parties to a construction project are relatively commonplace. Many can be resolved without great difficulty, but this is not always

Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation

Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods ("CISG"): Part II

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 31 2009

In our newsletter of August 2008 (Japan Dispute Avoidance Newsletter number 72) we discussed how on 1 July 2008 the National Diet of Japan had acceded to the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods of 1980 ("CISG"

English legal professional privilege and non-lawyers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom
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  • July 14 2011

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has recently granted leave to appeal against an English Court of Appeal decision that common law legal professional privilege does not extend to any professional other than a qualified lawyer

Investing in Africa: common problems and ways to mitigate them

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Japan
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  • May 7 2014

The prospect of increased Japanese investment in Africa has been in the news in 2014. January saw Prime Minister Abe's visit to Ethiopia, Ivory Coast

ICC publishes in-house Guide on effective management of arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • August 4 2014

Practitioners and arbitral institutions alike are constantly looking for ways to smooth and improve the arbitral process. The latest contribution to

Libya update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, Libya
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  • November 21 2011

In our May 2011 newsletter we looked at the sanctions imposed against Libya by the international community, and considered the risks for Japanese companies in doing business in Libya or with Libyan counterparties

Dealing with increased exposure to fraud in the financial downturn

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • May 23 2009

In times of financial downturn and diminishing returns, complicated corporate frauds that were previously hidden by the previous successful expansion of a business often emerge