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Court of Appeal finds non-reliance clause sought to exclude liability for misrepresentation and was therefore subject to UCTA reasonableness test
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2018

The Court of Appeal has found that a “non-reliance” clause in a lease was a term that excluded or restricted liability for misrepresentation. The


SFC proposes to implement revisions to AMLCFT guidelines on 1 November 2018 ahead of FATF Hong Kong evaluation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 16 2018

On 5 July 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a consultation paper on proposals to amend the Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering


Changes to the South Africa Competition Act proposed by way of a revised bill tabled with Parliament
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • South Africa
  • July 16 2018

On 12 July 2018, we issued a briefing highlighting the proposed introduction into the Competition Act No. 89 of 1998 (as amended) (Act) of provisions


Tax enforcers unite against international tax crime: enablers, cryptocurrencies and Cybercrime are priorities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Netherlands, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Global
  • July 16 2018

Tax authorities in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands have joined forces to launch the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, or


China further liberalizes its foreign investment regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • July 16 2018

The new filing measures The new filing measures simplify the procedures for a foreign investor establishing a foreign invested enterprise (FIE), or


Admissibility of foreign judicial documents as evidence in subsequent civil proceeding
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • July 16 2018

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance recently in Capital Century Textile Co Ltd v Li Dianxiao 2018 HKEC 1429 considered the question in relation


Australian Board of Taxation reviews residency test for individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 13 2018

On 9 July 2018, the Board of Taxation (the “Board“) released its self-initiated report ‘Review of the Income Tax Residency Rules for Individuals’ (the


Subpoenas issued by Australian Court in support of Arbitral Proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 13 2018

Businesses who participate in international arbitration should be aware of the mechanisms available to assist them with the arbitral process


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • July 13 2018

The EU Network and Information Systems Directive (“NISD”) was required to be implemented into national law by 9 May 2018. The UK implementing


UK Court of Appeal finds UK parent company owes no duty of care in relation to operations of overseas subsidiary
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2018

The UK Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in AAA and others v Unilever PLC and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited, declaring that Unilever PLC (the