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Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2011

This is the twenty-fifth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

SEC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2011

According to various Wall Street news sources the SEC is exploring the relationship between Sovereign Wealth Funds and American financial funds and in particular the SEC is wanting to know if private equity companies, banks and other financial corporates are violating bribery laws in their efforts to win contracts with government investment funds

Preview of 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

2012 will herald some significant changes to the legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to the Prospectus Directive, board diversity and corporate governance and reporting; in dispute resolution in relation to the Government's reforms to the civil litigation costs and funding regime; and in energy, real estate and construction areas where there are major changes to the carbon reduction commitment energy efficiency scheme, changes to the energy performance certificates regime; and also the establishment of the Green Investment Bank

Acting in concert and deemed voting power: new FSA guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2010

On 6 April 2010, the FSA published Draft Guidance setting out its views on when persons might be "acting in concert" or hold deemed voting power for the purposes of its controller regime (the "Draft Guidance"

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the

Effective corporate governance: significant influence controlled functions and the Walker Review

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2010

The FSA has published a consultation paper (CP103) entitled "Effective corporate governance (significant influence controlled functions and the Walker review)" which discusses the following

Effective corporate governance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2010

The FSA published CP103 entitled "Effective corporate governance (significant influence controlled functions and the Walker review)" in January 2010

General counsel update: 31 May 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas