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The English High Court extends an anti-suit injunction against proceedings brought in breach of an arbitration agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2016

In the latest chapter of a long-running dispute (John Forster Emmott v Michael Wilson & Partners 2016 EWHC 3010 (Comm)), different aspects of which


Court of Appeal clarifies test for granting security for costs against non-EU claimants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2016

A recent Court of Appeal decision has clarified how the court will exercise its discretion when granting an order for security for costs against a


High Court provides guidance in judicial review on approach to be taken when assessing EU law obligations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

In R (on the application of ClientEarth (No.2)) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 2016 EWHC 2740 (Admin) the claimant


Court of Appeal finds trustees in bankruptcy could not waive bankrupt’s privilege
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

In a recent judgment, the Court of Appeal has held that trustees in bankruptcy could not waive legal professional privilege of a bankrupt, even


CMA secures first director disqualification for breach of competition law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has secured the first disqualification of a director of a company found to have infringed competition


Air quality - further developments this week
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

On 23 November 2016 the European Parliament endorsed the deal to revise the NECD. The revision will encompass emission reductions for SO2, NOx, NMVOC


The UPC open for business in 2017? Minister for IP announces that UK will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

At yesterday's meeting of the Competitiveness Council, Minister of State for Intellectual Property Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced that the UK would


Court of Appeal refuses to imply term where contract incomplete
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The Court of Appeal has held, by a majority, that no binding agreement was reached between the seller of several flats and an estate agent, as the


Court refuses permission for derivative action to proceed following riskbenefit analysis
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

The High Court has refused permission for two members of a company to continue a derivative action despite there being (at least) a prima facie case


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