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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

Market abuse update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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

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

The Alien Tort Statute when will a claim “touch and concern” the territory of the United States?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

In Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum Co, the US Supreme Court held that the presumption against extraterritorial application of US laws applies to

Class actions update November 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
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  • November 6 2014

Since the release of the June update, the Productivity Commission has continued to receive submissions in response to its draft report on access to

SFO investigations, bribery and corruption

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government

Asia anti-corruption report

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • July 19 2012

Welcome to the first edition of our Asia anti-corruption report

Sharing it with the class a review of recent US Supreme Court decisions on class action arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2013

The US Supreme Court recently issued two key decisions regarding the enforceability of class arbitration waivers and arbitrators' powers to interpret

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

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
  • -
  • 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