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Court of Appeal confirms account of profits available as remedy for dishonest assistance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

Some, if not quite born trustees, are appointed as such at the outset of a trust. Some achieve trusteeship at some later stage. And some have some

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

Court of Appeal confirms contractual rules apply by analogy to assessment of compensation under cross-undertaking in damages

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2014

A recent Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that the usual contractual rules, including as to remoteness of damage, apply by analogy to the

High Court finds agreement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” is enforceable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2014

The Commercial Court has held that a dispute resolution clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve a dispute by friendly discussions constituted

Directors' remuneration reports: key themes to emerge

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 3 2014

We are now through the bulk of the first season in which directors' pay policies have been put to a binding shareholder vote

International contracts and application of the Late Payments of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998: London arbitration clause does not provide a “significant connection” to England

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2014

In an appeal on a point of law under s69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 in Martrade Shipping & Transport GmbH v United Enterprises Corporation, the

UK Government’s response on corporate transparency published

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2014

The UK Government, in particular its Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), has recently published a response to its "Transparency &

Terminating supply contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2014

It has now been over a year since the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which lead many businesses to initiate a careful

Commercial Court considers when contracting party may have duty to make disagreement known

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 28 2014

The Commercial Court has recently considered when a party may have a duty to correct a mistake or assumption by its counterparty under the principle

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