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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


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


Immunity: US Court of Appeals reverses lower court decision that had denied enforcement of foreign arbitral award
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2016

In a recent decision handed down on 31 May 2016, the majority in a United States Court of Appeals sitting in Washington DC reversed a decision by the


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


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


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


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 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


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