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Important decision for non-U.S. banks which maintain a New York branch

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In a case of first impression in the New York state courts, the New York Supreme Court has held that maintaining a branch office in New York does not

Dueling limitation periods: time-limit under the US Federal Arbitration Act trumped by state law on enforcement of foreign judgments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that state law governing the limitation period for enforcing a foreign judgment

Res judicata effect of a prior arbitration is to be determined by arbitrators, not the courts the Belco Rule can be hard to swallow

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2013

In Citigroup, Inc. v Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 13 Civ. 6073 (PKC), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY

UK Supreme Court refuses to enforce US judgment made in insolvency proceedings against English resident defendants

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

In Rubin v Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, the Supreme Court (by a majority of 4 to 1) reversed the Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision and held that the English court would not enforce a judgment made by the New York court in insolvency proceedings to which the defendant did not submit

Corporate crime update - July 2014 - United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

On June 18, a federal judge in New York authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc. for the emails of an individual targeted in a money

US federal appeals court dismisses suit against European arms manufacturer for lack of personal jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Relying on recent precedent from the United States Supreme Court, a US federal appeals court dismissed a wrongful death claim against a Romanian

US district court confirms arbitral award against Pemex that was nullified at its seat

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2013

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed an arbitral award in favour of COMMISA, a subsidiary of KBR, against Pemex

Class actions update - January 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 20 2014

On 16 September 2013, the Productivity Commission released an issues paper in relation to its inquiry into Australia's system of civil dispute

Chinese parent subjected to US jurisdiction through subsidiary's acts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

The corporate form is commonly used by entities and individuals alike to limit liability by, among other things, avoiding the jurisdictional reach of

US: whistleblowing internal investigation documents may not always be privileged

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2014

In a controversial decision, US ex rel Harry Barko v. Halliburton Company, et al, a US District Court ordered an employer to disclose documents