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12 May 2022

Cartel Intel – updates from our EMEA network

Antitrust authorities to ramp up dawn raids and new prosecutions as the EMEA cartel crackdown continues apace
11 May 2022

Australian labour hire in the spotlight

For many years the labour hire industry has been in the cross-hairs of the labour movement.
10 May 2022

The future of mining – the green revolution's sharp end

Unbeknown to many, the mining sector holds the key to the technological development needed make the globe greener.
10 May 2022

Corporate Governance snapshot: New rules on diversity-related disclosures for listed companies

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its policy statement and new rules which require listed companies to make disclosures in relation to gender and ethnic diversity at board and executive management level for financial years beginning on or after 1 April 2022.
10 May 2022

Alumni: Grand Reunion - London 2022

10 May 2022

'Obvious accounting mistake' sees High Court sink arbitrator's award in rare duty of fairness challenge

Court rules arbitrator inflated award by over $9,000 after mistakenly including unsuccessful counterclaim
06 May 2022

AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR WINS CASE AGAINST FINANCIAL SERVICES LICENSEE FOR INADEQUATE MANAGEMENT OF CYBER RISKS

For the first time in Australia, the Federal Court has found that a failure to adequately manage cybersecurity risks constitutes a breach of general Australian financial service license ( AFSL ) obligations.
06 May 2022

Biannual Banking Litigation Update (Spring 2022)

Welcome to the Spring 2022 edition of our biannual Banking Litigation Update, in which we highlight the most important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the past six months. Read the full Banking Litigation Update here.
05 May 2022

Disputes in the technology industry: Q&A for Practical Law (UK)

Our technology disputes practitioners have recently published a Q&A in Practical Law on Disputes in the Technology Industry (see here for subscribers and here for a pdf) covering all aspects of disputes in the sector including current and future trends
05 May 2022

The Representative Actions Directive: Get set for a new wave of European class actions

Despite fears of importing US litigation culture, the EU takes a major step to help consumers mount collective claims against business
05 May 2022

Property ownership in the UK – Raising the registration requirements

A renewed clampdown on economic crime will reveal the identity of the beneficial owners of overseas entities holding property in the UK
04 May 2022

The banking litigation podcast

Our monthly podcast covers all the key issues in one of the most dynamic areas of litigation.
04 May 2022

INside Asia M&A Podcast

What are the key Asia M&A trends that private investors, corporates and intermediaries should zero in on?
04 May 2022

Real Estate – The Podcast Series

From REITs, to post-Brexit development, to the future of planning, our real estate podcasts brings you the biggest issues in bricks and mortar.
03 May 2022

Cryptocurrency, proprietary injunctions, freezing orders, and trusts: the law is not cryptic

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP have published an article in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law on a recent cryptocurrency case, Wang v Darby [2021] EWHC 3054 (Comm) , which applies established principles relating to trusts, proprietary injunctions and worldwide freezing...