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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 September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


Managing risk: a disputes perspective (2017)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates


Market Abuse Update January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2016

In September, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the final draft of its technical standards for the Market Abuse


Rome II Regulation - harmonisation of approach to the applicable law in tort
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 13 2008

The Rome II Regulation on the law applicable to non contractual obligations (EU Council Regulation (EC) No. 8642007) will apply in all member states other than Denmark from 11th January 2009


Preview 2013 (UK law)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative


Substance behind the sales pitch? UK Government calls for evidence on proposed EU Contract Law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

The Ministry of Justice has published a call for evidence in relation to the European Commission’s proposals for a Common European Sales Law


Commission publishes proposal for an optional common European sales law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 13 2011

The Commission has published its proposal for an optional Common European Sales Law which it says is aimed at facilitating cross-border transactions in the EU


European contract law consultation closes: where next?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

On 1 July 2010 the European Commission published a Green Paper on policy options for progress towards a European Contract Law for consumers and businesses