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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


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


Cartes Bancaires turning the tide of expansion of object restrictions?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • September 24 2014

In its recent judgment in Cartes Bancaires, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) sends a strong message on the correct interpretation of restriction


Consumer goods: update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, Indonesia, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2012

The Ministry of Commerce People’s Republic of China’s (“MOFCOM”) prohibition of CocaCola’s proposed acquisition of Huiyuan in 2009 generated significant controversy and prompted a fear that the Anti-Monopoly Law could be used to prevent foreign-multinational companies from acquiring well-known Chinese brands and businesses


General counsel update: 28 February 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 28 2012

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


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


Fintech and competition law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong
  • November 8 2016

As the surge of Fintech continues to gather speed, authorities around the world are watching with keen interest to see how Fintech can change the


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


General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore
  • July 11 2012

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


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