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President Obama Expected to Sign 10-Year Extension of Iran Sanctions Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 1, 2016, the Senate unanimously passed a bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (the "ISA") for 10 years by a 99-0 vote, after it


Developments in Iran, October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, Morocco, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, USA
  • October 31 2016

This update aims to provide a brief overview of key developments which have occurred in Iran during the past month and to highlight areas of future


Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

On 1 October, new binding provisions came into force in China governing the collection, extraction and review of electronic data in criminal


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up - October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 24 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice


The Push for Individual Accountability and D&O Insurance Coverage
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

On September 9, 2015 Sally Yates, the Deputy Attorney General, released a memorandum entitled "Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing,"


US further eases sanctions against Cuba
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • October 18 2016

On 14 October 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of


US Class Action landscape: Spotlight on Consumer Goods
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

Five years or so on now, the wave of class-action litigation engulfing consumer-goods companies in the US court system continues without sign of


US Government Terminates Burma Sanctions and Further Clarifies the Application of Iran Sanctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, Myanmar, USA
  • October 17 2016

In the past week, the US government took executive actions to continue its easing of the Burma and Iran sanctions regimes. On October 7, 2016, the U


Scope of US plaintiffs to pursue class actions remains unclear on many fronts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

While corporate defendants had hoped the Supreme Court's decisions last term would continue a recent trend in the Court's jurisprudence of making


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

On July 11, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Johnson Controls Inc., a diversified technology and industrial service