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Public Procurement Health Check - TCC Decision Provides Checklist of how Public Procurement Exercises can go Awry
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2018

The case concerned the Council's award of a public contract, worth an estimated £104 million over five years, for Public Health Nursing Services for


Reliance v Union of India: English Court confirms that there is no serious irregularity under s68(2)(a) if an issue of construction decided by the tribunal is “squarely in play”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • July 19 2018

In Reliance Industries Limited & Ors v The Union of India 2018 EWHC 822 (Comm) the English Commercial Court (the Court) considered a number of


English Court finds that the foreign act of state doctrine may apply to arbitration proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2018

In the decision of Reliance Industries Limited & Ors v The Union of India 2018 EWHC 822 (Comm) the English Commercial Court (the Court) considered


Hong Kong Court of First Instance stays court proceedings to arbitration, reiterates s.20 principles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 18 2018

In Leung Kwok Hung trading as Kaiser (M&E) Decoration Engineering Company v. Johnson Controls Hong Kong Limited HCCT 562017, the Hong Kong Court


English High Court finds son entitled to family farm based upon proprietary estoppel
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2018

In Thompson v Thompson 2018 EWHC 1338, the High Court in London ruled in favour of a son who sought a declaration based on proprietary estoppel that


Investment banks and private equity may be liable for anti-competitive conduct by their portfolio companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • July 18 2018

The General Court's ruling in Goldman Sachs' appeal in the power cables cartel confirms that the bank was jointly and severally liable for the conduct


Court of Appeal finds non-shareholder creditor’s claim barred by rule against reflective loss
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has clarified the ambit of the so-called rule against reflective loss, which has traditionally operated to


Trade secrets: New EU rules in force in Italy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • July 17 2018

Italian Legislative Decree 63 - 11 May 2018, implementing Directive (EU) 2016943 on trade secrets, entered into force on 22 June 2018. The Italian


Court of Appeal finds clause limiting liability for negligence was reasonable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court decision that a term limiting a defendant’s liability for negligence in the supply of a fire


Mandatory reference checks to stop rolling bad apples - MAS issues Consultation Paper on proposed requirements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 17 2018

On 6 July 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a Consultation Paper which, among other things, proposes requirements for Financial