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Tax relief claims for US corporate groups with UK joint ventures
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 18 2012

Claims for tax relief by US multinational groups with UK joint venture interests have been given a boost by the UK Court of Appeal's decision in FCE Bank Plc

Gross revenue figures cannot support damages award
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 13 2011

The Spamhaus Project is a U.K. company that wants to rid the world of unwanted e-mail

UK Supreme Court pulls trigger on asbestos liability insurance
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 20 2012

The UK's highest court has issued its decision in the Employers' Liability Insurance "Trigger" Litigation: BAI (Run Off) Ltd v Durham & Ors, 2012 UKSC 14 (28 March 2012), and finally resolved a long-pending dispute over insurance claims by the relatives of workers who died after being exposed to asbestos

British court disagrees with Pennsylvania court on jurisdiction and forum, keeping alive separate cases proceeding on the same insurance policies in British and U.S. courts
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 18 2012

Howden North America, Inc., a subsidiary of the Howden Group, Ltd., manufactures equipment for the petrochemical, steel, mining, and cement production industries

In other news
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Argentina, Brazil, Mauritius, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 12 2012

The Internal Revenue Service notified the taxpayer that it is withdrawing a private ruling it issued earlier this year that said a company buying an operating wind farm did not have to allocate part of the purchase price to a long-term power contract that came with the project

English law reinsurance contracts may not cover asbestos or other U.S. liabilities
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 23 2012

In the words of the Court of Appeal in Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v Howden North America Inc & Anor 2012 EWCA Civ 980 (20 July 2012), "it would be idle to pretend that the English courts and the American (including the Pennsylvania) courts see eye to eye on the question of the liability of insurers to respond to asbestos claims"

Asia anti-corruption report
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia
  • July 19 2012

Welcome to the first edition of our Asia anti-corruption report

Four copyright disputes in the music industry
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 25 2015

We continue to read of copyright disputes in the music business and this month is no exception. The first case comes from China, where Beijing was

The cost of a tattoo may have just got higher
  • Schillings
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • October 16 2013

While anyone seeking to use a model or high profile individual as part of their business would reasonably expect that any agreement would include the

ACE and others to serve proceedings on Howden out of jurisdiction
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 23 2012

In Ace European Ltd & 5 ors v (1) Howden Group (2) Howden North America Inc (formerly Howden Buffalo Inc) 2012 EWHC 2427 (Comm), Mr Justice Field upheld his prior order granting permission to the claimant insurers (the Claimants), to serve proceedings seeking declaratory relief, out of the jurisdiction