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IBA guidelines on party representation in international arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • July 5 2013

The International Bar Association ("IBA") was founded in 1947 with the stated aim of supporting the establishment of law and administration worldwide


Investing in Africa: common problems and ways to mitigate them
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Japan
  • May 7 2014

The prospect of increased Japanese investment in Africa has been in the news in 2014. January saw Prime Minister Abe's visit to Ethiopia, Ivory Coast


Bond and Guarantees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 3 2013

In difficult economic times, procuring security for performance of obligations will be a significant concern for many parties to the construction


English High Court affirms basis upon which it will prevent a call being made under an on-demand bond
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2014

In our March 2013 newsletter we explained, amongst other things, the characteristics of an "on-demand" (as opposed to a "conditional") bond provided


Singapore High Court decisions show active support for arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 11 2013

Singapore has long been favoured as a seat for international arbitration by Japanese and multinational companies alike. With many Japanese companies


Corruption risk in overseas investment in the energy and natural resources sector: a Japanese investor's guide
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 30 2013

Japanese companies have a long and successful record in investing in overseas energy and natural resource projects. Deal structures will differ from


How to terminate contracts effectively
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

On 10th October 2013 the Technology & Construction Court, a division of the English High Court, decided the case of SABIC v PLL and SCL. The case


HKIAC implementation and purpose of the 2013 rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 13 2013

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") published its revisions to the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules on 12 June 2013.1 The


Myanmar signs the New York Convention: additional investment protection
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Myanmar
  • May 13 2013

Since the change of regime in March 2011, the government of Myanmar has sought to promote foreign investment, leading to wide-ranging changes to the


Arbitration in South Korea: a new phase begins
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • South Korea
  • April 8 2013

Whilst the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board ("KCAB") has reported growth in the number of international arbitrations, South Korea is seldom