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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Russia | 21 Oct 2010

Structuring private equity investments in Russia

With the gradual recovery of the global economy, private equity houses are once again looking towards emerging markets for value investments.

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Russia | 5 Aug 2009

Shareholders’ agreements under Russian joint stock company law

Until recently Russian law did not recognize shareholders’ agreements (“SHA”).

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 20 Feb 2009

Court of first instance considers the scope of sovereign immunity and rules that an agreement to arbitrate does not amount to a waiver of immunity from enforcement

The Hong Kong court considered the scope of the 'commercial transaction' exception to sovereign immunity, finding that payments to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in consideration for the grant of a licence to exploit the DRC's mineral rights were sovereign (as opposed to commercial) in nature and were therefore immune from execution (i.e. enforcement).

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | China | 13 Jan 2009

China encourages private legal action against foreign investors that abandon investments in China or withdraw investment prior to liquidation

The Chinese government is encouraging affected Chinese parties to take legal action against foreign investors that improperly depart from China.

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Arab Emirates | 11 Feb 2008

Foreign retailers in the UAE

In recent years, many European retailers have sought to launch operations in lucrative markets in the Middle East.

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