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Foreign Credit Institutions Entitled to Bankrupt Russian Companies Under a Simplified Procedure
  • Dentons
  • Russia
  • April 11 2016

In early 2015, credit institutions gained the right to initiate the bankruptcy of their debtors according to a simplified procedure - i.e., without a


French Supreme Court decision in Commisimpex dispute heralds significant change in approach to sovereign immunity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • June 4 2015

In Cour de cassation, Chambre civile 1, 13 May 2015, n 13-17751, the French Cour de cassation (Supreme Court) considered an appeal from a Versailles


French Supreme Court decision in Commisimpex dispute heralds significant change in approach to sovereign immunity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • June 4 2015

In Cour de cassation, Chambre civile 1, 13 May 2015, n 13-17751, the French Cour de cassation (Supreme Court) considered an appeal from a Versailles


Russian legislation update: June - July 2014
  • White & Case LLP
  • Russia
  • August 5 2014

The amendments relate to the forthcoming as of 6 August 2014 abolishment of the Russian Supreme Commercial Court (the “SCC”) and the transfer of


When does default interest begin to accrue?
  • Bersay & Associes
  • France
  • November 26 2012

In a very recent decision issued on 3 October 2012, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) settled the issue of when default interest begins to accrue on a lease renewal rent set by a court


Recognition of validity of the practice of “floating guarantees” (“cautions flottes”) Cass.civ. 3ème, 20 June 2012, Spie Batignolles Petavit vs. Socatop, 11-18463
  • Bersay & Associes
  • France
  • September 27 2012

Following a ruling by the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) on 20 June 2012, a master agreement covering “subcontracting guarantees” that it is firm and binding now has the value of a payment guarantee within the meaning of Article 14 of Law No. 75-1334 of 31 December 1975 on subcontracting (the “Law of 31 December 1975”


Clément Dupoirier
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Philipp Werner
  • McDermott Will & Emery

Laurence Franc-Menget
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Peter Archer
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP