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General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global, OECD
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


A litigator’s yearbook: 2016 (England and Wales)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 14 2016

2016 has been an eventful year on any measure. While it may not be remembered principally for developments relating to commercial litigation, there


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


Court of Appeal finds settlement with contract breaker did not release claims against others who induced the breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 22 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that a claimant's previous settlement with a contract breaker did not discharge his claims against the present defendants


New ADR consumer information obligations apply from today
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 1 2015

From today, almost all UK businesses selling goods or services to consumers in the EU need to comply with new requirements to provide consumers with


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


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


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


High Court finds agreement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” is enforceable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2014

The Commercial Court has held that a dispute resolution clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve a dispute by friendly discussions constituted