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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


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


US District Court for the Southern District of New York confirms interim arbitration award
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2014

In Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company v Allied Provident Insurance, Inc. (2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136473), District Judge Nathan in the


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


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


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


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
  • USA, Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

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


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