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US District Court for the Southern District of New York confirms interim arbitration award

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 17 2014

In Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company v Allied Provident Insurance, Inc. (2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136473), District Judge Nathan in the

Class actions update November 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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

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
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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

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

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

Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam
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  • August 19 2013

The SEC alleges that IBM bribed mainland and South Korean officials to win at least US$54 million in government contracts between 1998 and 2009

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