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

A summary of major developments in key areas


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


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


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


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On 6 April 2010, the FSA published Draft Guidance setting out its views on when persons might be "acting in concert" or hold deemed voting power for the purposes of its controller regime (the "Draft Guidance"


General counsel update - 27 September 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


Walker Review on corporate governance in financial institutions final recommendations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2010

In November 2009, Sir David Walker published his Final Recommendations on corporate governance in UK banks and other financial institutions (BOFIs