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Revised Payment Services Directive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 22 2016

The Revised Payment Services Directive (the Directive) came into effect on 12 January 2016. The revised Directive updates the current EU framework on


A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and


Court of Appeal decision confirms stay may be granted despite forum non conveniens waiver clause but precise basis uncertain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Commercial Court refusing a stay of English proceedings where the contracts contained a


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the


General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments


Business common sense in contractual interpretation: the High Court (UK) considers loan prepayment fees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2013

In a judgment that has surprised many commentators and caused some concern amongst credit providers, a High Court decision has interpreted ambiguous


Acting in concert and deemed voting power: new FSA guidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2010

On 6 April 2010, the FSA published Draft Guidance setting out its views on when persons might be "acting in concert" or hold deemed voting power for the purposes of its controller regime (the "Draft Guidance"


SEC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2011

According to various Wall Street news sources the SEC is exploring the relationship between Sovereign Wealth Funds and American financial funds and in particular the SEC is wanting to know if private equity companies, banks and other financial corporates are violating bribery laws in their efforts to win contracts with government investment funds


Eurozone crisis the corporate perspective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2012

2012 has begun with continued uncertainty surrounding the future of the Eurozone and the possibility that the year ahead will see the withdrawal of one or more countries from the euro


Remuneration policies: the FSA's draft Code of practice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2009

On 26 February, the FSA published a Code of practice on remuneration policies in draft form, in conjunction with the government's announcement about the Asset Protection Scheme