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A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the


Superstorm Sandy litigation ruling on hold pending parallel mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

By way of update to our previous report on 8 May 2013, on 12 August 2014 the New York federal court managing the consolidated Superstorm Sandy


A matter of class: the spectre of class action arbitration in consumer product disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

Class arbitrations have primarily been viewed as an instrument of the US legal system. However, given the international capability and procedural


New York state court green-lights mandatory mediation pilot programme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

As we previously reported (here), the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division (a Manhattan-based division of the state Court of First Instance


Scope of US plaintiffs to pursue class actions remains unclear on many fronts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

While corporate defendants had hoped the Supreme Court's decisions last term would continue a recent trend in the Court's jurisprudence of making


US legal developments - Asia Pacific, January - March 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

Airline passenger plaintiffs asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to approve a US$39.5 million settlement with several Asia-based


US district court confirms arbitral award against Pemex that was nullified at its seat
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed an arbitral award in favour of COMMISA, a subsidiary of KBR, against Pemex


Cert petition in the BG v Argentina case: no support from the US Solicitor General
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, USA
  • May 17 2013

In the latest development in Argentina's challenge of the BG Group v Argentina arbitral award, the United States Solicitor General ("SG") has argued


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


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have