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US District Court considers attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in internal investigations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 12 2015

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion to compel the production of documents gathered during an

How should trustees react to foreign divorce proceedings?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

The case concerned a divorcing couple. The Husband was a successful businessman in Hong Kong operating his business through a large group of

Market abuse update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably

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

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

New York state court green-lights mandatory mediation pilot programme

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

As we previously reported (here), the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division (a Manhattan-based division of the state Court of First Instance

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • 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

US: Supreme Court considers accommodations for pregnant employees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2015

The US Supreme Court has heard oral argument on the question of whether, and in what circumstances, an employer providing work accommodations to

US Second Circuit confirms use of discovery in support of foreign investigations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has interpreted 28 U.S.C. 1782 as granting a US district court discretion to order the production of

Cert petition in the BG v Argentina case: no support from the US Solicitor General

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Argentina, USA
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  • May 17 2013

In the latest development in Argentina's challenge of the BG Group v Argentina arbitral award, the United States Solicitor General ("SG") has argued