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Ilott v The Blue Cross and others - testamentary freedom and financial provision for family members around the common law world
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 18 2017

On 25 April 2017 Richard Norridge, Joanna Caen and Gareth Keillor delivered a webinar on the state of the law relating to testamentary freedom and


Market Abuse Update - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 3 2017

As Mark Steward, the FCA's director of enforcement and market oversight recently confirmed, the regulator remains determined "to do whatever is


Astro prevails again against First Media (Lippo) in Hong Kong
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • March 31 2017

In the long running AstroFirst Media (also known as Lippo) enforcement dispute, First Media has failed to obtain leave to appeal to the Court of


Asia: the role of unions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • March 22 2017

Unions are becoming increasingly prevalent across Asia. This month, as the first of a two-part series on this topic, we take a look at which aspects


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


Asia: Working hours
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
  • September 22 2016

Rules on working hours vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and can be tricky to implement in practice. This month, we take a look at the standard


Asia: mutual separations and 'exiting' employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • August 17 2016

HR practitioners and in-house counsel have often had to think about mutual separations as a way to 'exit' employees. This month, we take a look at


Regulating Fintech Disruption: Developments in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • August 5 2016

In their bid to boost the financial sector, regulators in Asia Pacific (APAC) have developed collaborative frameworks to encourage responsible


Asia: maternity leave entitlements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
  • June 10 2016

There have been a number of recent changes to statutory maternity leave entitlements in Asia. Over the next two months, we will compare the


US enforcement actions against tax evasion can lead to local AML risk
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, USA
  • May 27 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") recently announced that it has withdrawn approval from the Singapore branch of an international bank due