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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

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

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Contract law - developments in 2011

  • Rajah & Tann LLP
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  • Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • March 16 2012

2011 saw many legal developments in the area of contract law both internationally as well as in Singapore

Arbitrating against companies in administration

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2012

On 5 October 2011, the NSW Supreme Court upheld an application pursuant to s 440D(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for leave to bring and continue proceedings against a defendant under voluntary administration

The Westport decision: manifest error on the face of the award and arbitrators' reasons

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • October 27 2011

The Westport decision opens up the ambit of matters that fall within the rubric of manifest error on the face of the award and lowers the standard to be expected of the reasons given by an arbitrator

Is Australia really arbitration friendly? Implications of Westport Insurance Corporation v Gordian Runoff

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 14 2011

The High Court of Australia’s recent decision in Westport Insurance Corporation v Gordian Runoff Ltd 2011 HCA 37 may provide further ammunition for those who see Australian courts’ approach to arbitration as parochial and interventionist

Insurer's decision ditched

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2011

The insured airline company made a claim on its insurer following an aviation incident in which its Cessna aircraft was ditched in the sea off Green Island

Westport Insurance Corporation v Gordian Runoff Limited: High Court to decide upon the extent to which arbitrators must provide reasons in support of an award

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • May 11 2011

In the last International Arbitration Update (Winter 2010), we reported on the NSW Court of Appeal decision in Gordian Runoff Limited v Westport Insurance Corporation 2010 NSWCA 57; (2010) 267 ALR 74