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General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Online gambling and the WTO: the e-commerce aftershock
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2007

The first internet gambling case brought under the WTO in which it found that the US prohibition on cross-border online gambling breached the WTO, has sent ripples through the online industry

Changing online terms without notifying customers is a risky business
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 8 2007

A recent US court ruling is a harsh reminder that unless customers are given sufficient notice of changes to online contracts (eg, subscriptions, website terms of use, conditions of sale) the changes will not be binding

Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up: January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • January 14 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice

Communications and Media e-bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Israel, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Germany, Ireland
  • November 5 2015

This Communications & Media e-bulletin contains summaries of recent developments in law and regulation in the EU and the UK: Shockwaves after

Oracle awarded $1.3 billion for copyright theft
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2010

SAP has been ordered by a Californian court to pay $1.3 billion to Oracle for illegally downloading and reselling Oracle software

Europe: developments in EU laws on trade secrets and data protection
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 24 2016

The Trade Secrets Directive was passed by the Council of Europe on 27 May 2016. It will come into force 20 days after its publication in the EU

US Court Ruling Prohibits US Government Seizure of E-mails Stored Outside the United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

The case arises from Microsoft's refusal to comply with a warrant obtained by US law enforcement authorities seeking production of Microsoft customer

Amanda Hale
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Andrew Taggart
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP