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General Counsel Update - A Multijurisdictional Guide
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, European Union, Global, Hong Kong
  • December 3 2018

The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the arrangements for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 29 March 2019 and includes a transition period to 31

Hong Kong Court confirms third party banks do not owe a duty of care to holders of Mareva Injunctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • November 24 2017

The Hong Kong court has for the first time held that a third party bank does not owe a duty of care to the holder of a Mareva injunction. Applying the

Hong Kong applies "Catnic" approach to short term patents
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • September 24 2014

On March 26, 2014 the Hong Kong High Court handed down an important decision in the case of SNE Engineering Co Ltd v. Hsin Chong Construction Co Ltd

Employment law alert
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 18 2011

Welcome to our October 2011 edition of the Employment Law Alert, in which we consider several recent employment law developments in Hong Kong covering a wide range of regular issues for human resources practitioners and in-house lawyers.

UK Supreme Court removes immunity for expert witnesses in litigation. Will Hong Kong follow suit?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • April 28 2011

The UK Supreme Court (the successor to the House of Lords) has, in Jones v Kaney 2011 UKSC 13 (Jones), abolished the long-standing immunity experts have enjoyed in respect of liability for negligence arising from giving or assisting with evidence in litigation.

Simon Baxter
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP