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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


General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia
  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


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


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


Mandatory mediation pilot proposed for New York State Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

An advisory committee has recommended that the New York Supreme Court (the state Court of First Instance located in Manhattan) adopt a pilot


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


Broad US discovery ordered in support of a foreign-seated arbitration: Eleventh Circuit holds that a private commercial arbitral tribunal is a “foreign tribunal” for the purposes of 1782 discovery
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Ecuador, USA
  • July 11 2012

In the recent case of In re Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones S.A., v. JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., Case No. 11-12897, 2012 WL 2369166 (11th Cir. June 25, 2012), the Eleventh Circuit held that private commercial arbitral tribunals fall within the scope of 28 U.S.C. 1782 and ordered 1782 discovery in relation to a domestic private commercial arbitration in Ecuador


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


Application to remove arbitrators for bias not on district court’s watch
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

In a robust judgment, the US District Court of the Southern District of New York has rejected PK Time's application to remove two arbitrators for


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