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CJEU confirms validity of jurisdiction clauses agreed electronically by “click-wrapping”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 1 2015

In a very recent decision, the Court of Justice of the EU has clarified the requirement under the Brussels Regulation for a jurisdiction agreement to


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


Aprobación de la Directiva 201495ue, de 22 de Octubre, que regula la obligación de divulgar informaciones no financieras relativas a la responsabilidad social de las empresas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • November 28 2014

El 15 de noviembre de 2014, el Diario Oficial de la Unión Europea L330, de 15 de noviembre de 2014, publicó la Directiva 201495UE del


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


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


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


EU Gender Directive: Council of Ministers’ Progress Report indicates there is not yet consensus
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 26 2014

The EU Parliament voted in favour of the draft EU Gender Directive to address gender balance on corporate boards in November 2013 and the Directive


EU audit reform: the impact for insurers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 25 2014

Insurers and reinsurers need to prepare for changes to the audit regime applying from June 2016. In particular, requirements for the mandatory


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


Women on boards: EU directive to improve general balance on corporate boards
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 5 2014

Gender diversity at board level is an important issue politically, socially and economically. There is a growing recognition of the business case for