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Investment Association publishes Interim Report on Executive Pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

The Investment Association's Executive Remuneration Working Group, which was established in Autumn 2015, has recently published its Interim Report on


Court of Appeal confirms exclusion clauses should be construed narrowly if necessary to resolve ambiguity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2016

In a recent decision on contractual interpretation relating to an exclusion clause, the Court of Appeal confirmed that, if necessary to resolve


Recent developments in English and Scottish bribery enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

On 5 April 2016, The Scottish Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service ("COPFS") announced the latest resolution of a Bribery Act enforcement action


Oral discussions resulted in non-binding heads of terms, not legally binding agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2016

The High Court has found that no legally binding agreement was entered into in the course of oral discussions relating to the supply of certain


Endeavours obligations: How hard do you have to try?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2016

Obligations to endeavour to achieve some object are commonly agreed in commercial contracts where the relevant party is not willing to take on an


Californian Slavery in Supply Chain judgment provides case study for UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 8 2016

A recent decision in The District Court of California has potential relevance to the reporting obligations companies have under English law regarding


Landmark decision of English Supreme Court on penalty clauses and enforceability of liquidated damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

In the recent cases of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi and ParkingEye Limited v Beavis (2015 UKSC 67), the English Supreme Court


イングランド最高裁判所違約罰条項と損害賠償予定額の 執行可能性について重要な判決を下す
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

イングランド最高裁判所は先般の Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi 事件 および ParkingEye Limited v Beavis 事件2015 UKSC 67判決においてイ


Reverse break fees in UK public takeovers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2016

Break fees and other forms of deal protection are now prohibited in the UK but reverse break fees per se are not prohibited. It was anticipated that


London High Court considers defence of illegality in claim for beneficial ownership
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2016

In Hniazdzilau v Vajgel 2016 EWHC 15 (Ch), a decision handed down last month, the English High Court held that a claim for beneficial ownership in