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BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


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


New York district court rejects application for use of confidential documents in LCIA arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

Beny Steinmetz Group Resources ("BSGR"), a company based in Guernsey and accused of bribery in Guinea, has been denied permission by a Magistrate


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


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


Res judicata effect of a prior arbitration is to be determined by arbitrators, not the courts the Belco Rule can be hard to swallow
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2013

In Citigroup, Inc. v Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 13 Civ. 6073 (PKC), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY


SFO investigations, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government


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


Brexit: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2016

On 23 June 2016, a majority of voters in a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) voted for the UK to leave the EU. The vote


Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably