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General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


Preview of 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

2012 will herald some significant changes to the legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to the Prospectus Directive, board diversity and corporate governance and reporting; in dispute resolution in relation to the Government's reforms to the civil litigation costs and funding regime; and in energy, real estate and construction areas where there are major changes to the carbon reduction commitment energy efficiency scheme, changes to the energy performance certificates regime; and also the establishment of the Green Investment Bank


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political


Rome II Regulation - harmonisation of approach to the applicable law in tort
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 13 2008

The Rome II Regulation on the law applicable to non contractual obligations (EU Council Regulation (EC) No. 8642007) will apply in all member states other than Denmark from 11th January 2009


Consumer products update - Summer 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Asia-Pacific, European Union
  • July 16 2013

Welcome to our Global Consumer Products Sector Update - a publication which highlights some key recent legal issues affecting consumer products


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


Reporting by extractive companies on government payments early UK implementation from 1 January 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 10 2014

Two EU Directives were passed in 2013 which mandate annual reports on payments to governments by companies in the extractive industries which are


Consumer goods: update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 18 2013

As part of its Alcohol Strategy, published in March 2012, the UK Government has recently consulted on proposed policies, including a minimum until