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Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

Revision Bill programme for 2015 to 2017

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 19 2014

Commercial, contract and civil liability law are in the cut for modification and amendment in the Revision Bill programme for the 2015 to 2017

Appeal court guidance on de facto directors

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2014

Another attempt to have an individual found liable as a de facto director of a company that has sustained losses has failed. In Smithton v Naggar

Saudi Arabia update

  • Dentons
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  • Saudi Arabia
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  • December 18 2014

Businesses operating in Saudi Arabia are subject to the Competition Law, which prohibits certain anti-competitive behavior and provides for

On point - a timely reminder about your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

In proceedings issued in the Federal Court against Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (Coles), Coles has made a number of admissions of

Lessons for corporate directors from the Wyndham data breach derivative action

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2014

On October 20, 2014, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation won dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit seeking damages arising out of three data breaches

Fit and proper persons requirement for directors of NHS bodies

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2014

Regulation 5 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 ("the Regulations") which creates a fit and proper person

Theme 4: implications for class action strategy of Supreme Court decisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2014

A further theme of 2014 was the potential impact of general litigation decisions on class action practice. In particular, two decisions released by

Impact of the Companies Bill on companies operating in the Irish investment funds industry

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • December 18 2014

The Companies Bill 2012 has now been passed by both houses of the Oireachtas. Assuming it is signed by the President of Ireland before the end of

CEPC: grant of substantial powers solely to buyer contrary to French law

  • Dentons
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  • France
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  • December 18 2014

In a September 30 2014 opinion, the French Commercial Practices Review Panel (CEPC) examined the general terms and conditions of purchase of a French