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Updates to the GC100 and Investor Group Guidance on Remuneration Reporting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2016

The GC100 and Investor Group has published a revised version of its guidance on directors’ remuneration reports and policies, which all UK


Brexit: what next for boards?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 3 2016

The UK’s vote to leave the EU has caused a shock to the currency markets, ushered in a period of unprecedented political change and prompted myriad


Executive Remuneration Working Group - Final Report Published
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

The Executive Remuneration Working Group has now published its Final Report, building on its Interim Report which we covered in our bulletin here


Commercial Court finds commitment letter unsigned by one party to be legally binding
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

The recent decision of the Commercial Court in Novus Aviation Limited v Alubaf Arab International Bank BSC(c) 2016 EWHC 1575 (Comm), serves as a


UK Serious Fraud Office secures second Deferred Prosecution Agreement for foreign bribery
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2016

London’s Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs to the UK’s anti-bribery


Remuneration Policies Revisited
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2016

The 2014 AGM season saw the first remuneration policy approvals under the Directors' Remuneration Report ("DRR") regime which came into force in


UK: new market abuse and inside information regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

The EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which replaces the Market Abuse Directive, comes into force on 3 July 2016 and is directly applicable in EU


English court makes landmark corporate modern slavery civil order
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

In a landmark ruling, the English Court has for the first time, awarded damages against a company in relation to modern slavery, broadening the scope


High Court allows group claim to proceed against UK-domiciled parent company in relation to acts of subsidiary company abroad
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2016

The High Court has rejected jurisdiction challenges by a UK-domiciled company and its Zambian-domiciled subsidiary, allowing a group claim brought by


Defining your liability in advance: Liquidated damages, limitation and exclusion clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2016

Parties to commercial contracts commonly seek to set some parameters around what will happen in the event of a breach. They may for example agree a