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A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments


Court of Appeal decision confirms stay may be granted despite forum non conveniens waiver clause but precise basis uncertain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Commercial Court refusing a stay of English proceedings where the contracts contained a


A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and


Corporate governance: a change in landscape on the horizon for financial institutions and listed companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2009

The recommendations in the Walker Review on corporate governance in UK financial institutions aim to bring about significant cultural and organisational changes in corporate governance


General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


General counsel update - 27 September 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


Remuneration policies: the FSA's draft Code of practice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2009

On 26 February, the FSA published a Code of practice on remuneration policies in draft form, in conjunction with the government's announcement about the Asset Protection Scheme


Registration deadline under money laundering regulations extended to 31 may 2008
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2008

The Money Laundering Regulations introduced a requirement that individuals who perform trustee duties "by way of business" must register with HMRC