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A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

“Without prejudice” privilege can false and misleading representations made during mediation negotiations be admissible in evidence?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 17 2011

In the course of a mediation, “without prejudice” privilege generally attaches to discussions regarding settlement and documents prepared in aid of settlement

Foreign bidders in schemes: risks for target shareholders

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Russia
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  • July 3 2012

The Flinders Mines scheme illustrates the risk for target shareholders when a bidder cannot, or will not, proceed with the scheme

Is your dispute "capable of settlement by arbitration"?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2012

A "matter" can comprise claims for statutory damages for alleged breaches of various provisions of Australian legislation

Federal Court examines the consequences of failing to take ‘genuine steps’ to resolve disputes

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 5 2012

The judgment of Justice Reeves handed down on 6 September 2012 in the Federal Court decision of Superior IP International Pty Ltd v Ahearn Fox Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (No 2) 2012 FCA 977 is the first judicial consideration of the costs consequences of failing to file a ‘genuine steps statement’ as required by the Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011 (Cth) (CDR Act

General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments

Developments in agreements to negotiate in good faith

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 15 2010

In our January 2005 newsletter, we compared the English, New York, Indonesian and French approaches to the obligation to negotiate in good faith

Plenary Research Pty Ltd v Biosciences Research Centre Pty Ltd 2013 VSCA 217

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2014

In this case, the Victorian Court of Appeal considered an ambiguous commercial contractual dispute referral regime which contemplated both expert

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2013

The UK government has launched a legal challenge with the European Courts of Justice (ECJ) on the remuneration provisions under the Capital