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Singapore and Delaware courts adopt Guidelines for Communication and Cooperation between Courts in Cross-Border Insolvency matters
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, USA
  • February 14 2017

On 1 February 2017, the Supreme Court of Singapore and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware announced that they will

Australian Federal Court decision highlights the importance of explicitly binding all parties to an arbitration agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • February 6 2017

On 25 January 2017, the Full Federal Court of Australia (FCA) dismissed Trina Solar US, Inc.'s (Trina) appeal from an earlier decision of the FCA not

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

Recent Supreme Court Nominee Quiet Defender of Arbitration in the United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

On 31 January 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump formally nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch - who currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth

Market abuse update April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first

Iran files case against the USA before the ICJ
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • June 21 2016

In a press release published on 15 June 2016 (available here), the International Court of Justice ("ICJ") announced that Iran has instituted

Directors’ duties in takeovers developments from the US
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • April 24 2015

‘Revlon duties’ require directors of Delaware companies to seek the highest price possible for shareholders when a sale of the company or a transfer

U.S. District Court allows Gold Reserve to enforce its award against Venezuela in Washington, D.C.: Gold Reserve Inc., v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

In September 2014, Gold Reserve won a significant arbitral award ("Award") worth more than US$760 million (and counting, because of post-award

Dueling limitation periods: time-limit under the US Federal Arbitration Act trumped by state law on enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that state law governing the limitation period for enforcing a foreign judgment

UK Supreme Court refuses to enforce US judgment made in insolvency proceedings against English resident defendants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 1 2012

In Rubin v Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, the Supreme Court (by a majority of 4 to 1) reversed the Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision and held that the English court would not enforce a judgment made by the New York court in insolvency proceedings to which the defendant did not submit