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General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas


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


Effective corporate governance: significant influence controlled functions and the Walker Review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

The FSA has published a consultation paper (CP103) entitled "Effective corporate governance (significant influence controlled functions and the Walker review)" which discusses the following


Review of 2009 and preview of 2010
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

The transition from 2009 to 2010 sees some significant legislative chapters closing, notably the Companies Act 2006, Rome I and II, the Banking Act 2009 and the Lisbon Treaty


General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


Corporate governance: a change in landscape on the horizon for financial institutions and listed companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2009

The recommendations in the Walker Review on corporate governance in UK financial institutions aim to bring about significant cultural and organisational changes in corporate governance


Effective corporate governance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2010

The FSA published CP103 entitled "Effective corporate governance (significant influence controlled functions and the Walker review)" in January 2010


Acting in concert and deemed voting power: new FSA guidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2010

On 6 April 2010, the FSA published Draft Guidance setting out its views on when persons might be "acting in concert" or hold deemed voting power for the purposes of its controller regime (the "Draft Guidance"