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UK Court of Appeal confirms extra-territorial reach of contempt proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 22 2014

In Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co and another v Al-Sayed Bader Hashim Al Refai and others 2014 EWCA Civ 715, the English Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal finds foreign subsidiary not domiciled in England under Brussels Regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2014

The Court of Appeal has held that the South African subsidiary of an English parent did not have its central administration in England and was

Court of Appeal considers when a person may be a de facto or shadow director

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal upheld a finding that a director of a holding company had not become a de facto or shadow director of its

Court of Appeal finds parent company had no duty of care to its subsidiary’s employee

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

The Court of Appeal has reversed a first instance decision that a parent company had assumed a duty of care to an employee of its subsidiary company

High Court implies duty of good faith into “relational” contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

In a recent case, the High Court has implied a duty of good faith into a long-term agreement between two commercial parties: Bristol Groundschool

UK: Women on boards: EHRC guidance on the limits of lawful positive action

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

In March 2014 Business Secretary Vince Cable was reported to back the use of women-only shortlists by headhunters searching for candidates to fill

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