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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, Germany, United Kingdom, USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand
  • 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


Ninth Circuit insider trading ruling may conflict with Second Circuit's Newman decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The Ninth Circuit, in a decision issued on July 6, 2015, has upheld the insider trading conviction of Bassam Yacoub Salman for insider trading


Sanctions update: Iran
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Further to our previous briefing, it has been announced that negotiations between the P51 and Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program have been


SEC investigation into illegal use of swaps in trading of private technology shares
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

The SEC is understood to have subpoenaed a number of firms in connection with an investigation into the sale of private pre-IPO technology stocks