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Market abuse update - August 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 19 2015

The second quarter of 2015 saw continued regulatory focus on market and benchmark misconduct: the FCA and the US regulators imposed a series of


Go, set a watchman: corporate liability for alien tort claims is not dead
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

Multinational corporations are being asked to answer claims of aiding and abetting violations of international law in their operations. Contrary to


Russia-related sanctions: US issues important advisory on ensuring compliance with Crimea sanctions regime and expands sanctions designations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • July 31 2015

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) yesterday added a number of new persons and individuals to the US's


Business, human rights, and extraterritoriality in American law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Non-US plaintiffs continue to make inroads towards holding multinational corporations liable under US law for alleged human-rights violations


US: SEC targets confidentiality agreements in first-ever whistleblower protection enforcement action
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

The Securities and Exchanges Commission has settled its first enforcement action against a company for “improperly restrictive language in


Trustee is piggy in the middle can he just give up?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

In In the matter of the Y Trust 2015 JRC 059, the Royal Court of Jersey was called upon to decide whether a trustee could surrender its power to


Iran sanctions parties reach agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and sanctions relief
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • July 15 2015

In the early hours of July 14, 2015, it was announced that the P51EU33 and Iran had reached agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action


Iran sanctions agreement announced regarding nuclear program and sanctions relief
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, Iran, USA
  • July 14 2015

In the early hours of July 14, 2015, it was announced that the P51EU33 and Iran had reached agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action


The future of ISDs in the TTIP: European Parliament recommends a “new system” of judicial decision-making
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 13 2015

As reported in our previous blog posts (please click here and here), the proposed inclusion of investor-state-dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, France, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore
  • July 11 2015

Against rising headwinds from an economic, socio-political, regulatory and case law viewpoint, it is challenging to present a prognosis of what lies