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General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


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


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


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


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


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


Registration deadline under money laundering regulations extended to 31 may 2008
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2008

The Money Laundering Regulations introduced a requirement that individuals who perform trustee duties "by way of business" must register with HMRC


Preview 2013 (UK law)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative


General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas


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"