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The transnational supply chain liability threat
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

Plaintiffs lawyers are gunning for your supply chain. It is part and parcel of a growing call for supply chain transparencystakeholder demands that


Res judicata effect of a prior arbitration is to be determined by arbitrators, not the courts the Belco Rule can be hard to swallow
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2013

In Citigroup, Inc. v Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 13 Civ. 6073 (PKC), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY


Second Circuit Upends Enforcement of ICSID Awards in New York, Eliminates Circuit Split
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, USA
  • July 17 2017

In a ruling handed down on July 11, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit resolved a circuit split that had sown legal


Second Circuit says failure to cooperate in internal investigations constitutes causes for termination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently ruled that two former employees of Marsh cannot recover certain employment


US District Court considers attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in internal investigations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion to compel the production of documents gathered during an


Dueling limitation periods: time-limit under the US Federal Arbitration Act trumped by state law on enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that state law governing the limitation period for enforcing a foreign judgment


Market abuse update April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first


Application to remove arbitrators for bias not on district court’s watch
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

In a robust judgment, the US District Court of the Southern District of New York has rejected PK Time's application to remove two arbitrators for


Recent developments illustrating corruption risks in the mining industry
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2015

Mining executives do not need to be reminded that their industry presents some of the gravest risks of corruption. They operate in regions that are


Third-party legal risks in the global supply chain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Outsourcing or offshoring is a commonplace cost-saving strategy. And corruption, bribery, political instability, and natural disasters are well-known