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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

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

Contentious and regulatory issues in 2008

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 14 2008

Litigation is growing in England, as it is in the US, as investors and counterparties seek to recover losses sustained in the credit crunch

US Supreme Court rejects jurisdiction over foreign corporation based on its subsidiary’s contacts with the forum

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 24 2014

For the first time ever, the United States Supreme Court has addressed whether a foreign corporation may be subjected to a court's general

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
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  • USA
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  • 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

US Federal Court orders Microsoft to produce e-mail content stored outside the United States

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

In a decision that may affect how Japanese technology companies with US subsidiaries, and in particular data storage or "cloud" providers, do

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

U.S. federal appeals court limits extraterritorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the U.S. federal commodities laws

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko, 13-1624-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Sept. 4, 2014), upheld a lower-court's

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • 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