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Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March


Court of Appeal clarifies interpretation of default interest provisions under commercial mortgage backed securitisation documentation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2017

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Credit Suisse Asset Management LLC v Titan Europe 2006-1 Plc 2016 EWCA Civ 1293 will be of interest


High Court considers requirements for demand under a guarantee
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court enforced a demand guarantee against a guarantor who claimed that sums due had not been demanded in accordance


WW Property Investments Limited v National Westminster Bank plc: Court of Appeal refuses permission for addition of claims regarding LIBOR manipulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

The case concerned an application by the claimant for permission to appeal a decision of the High Court to strike out the entirety of the claim


Court of Appeal clarifies scope of potential liability under the Misrepresentation Act 1967
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet (formerly Roskilde Bank AS) (In bankruptcy) 2016 EWCA Civ 1262


O'Hare v Coutts: High Court dismisses mis-selling claim and clarifies standard of care required of financial advisors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2016

In O'Hare v Coutts, the High Court dismissed a claim alleging that the defendant bank breached duties in contract and tort to use reasonable


Court of Appeal upholds summary judgment for breach of jurisdiction clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2016

The Court of Appeal has rejected a jurisdiction challenge and upheld the grant of summary judgment in proceedings claiming damages for the


High Court applies narrow interpretation of “client” for purposes of legal advice privilege
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

In a decision handed down today, the High Court has applied the much-criticised Court of Appeal decision in Three Rivers No 5 to find that interviews


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


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up - October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 24 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice