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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

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

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

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

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

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

Update - English law contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2013

There were a number of key cases in the past 12 months which considered the issue of whether a contract had actually been formed, including the

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Court of Appeal grapples with the relationship between an arbitration clause and the rights of third parties: decision in Fortress Value case upheld but on different reasons

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2013

In May 2012, the Commercial Court dealt with the circumstances in which a third party beneficiary of a right under a contract will be treated as a

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