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Webinars | 26 April 2018

Upcoming event: Dispute Resolution Clauses - Putting Yourself in the Best Position

Upcoming event: 26 April 2018
Webinars | 24 April 2018

Upcoming event: Introduction to the Irish Integrated Single Electricity Market (ISEM)

Upcoming event: Tuesday 24 April 2018
20 April 2018

Northern Territory Government lifts moratorium on fracking

On 17 April 2018, following the release of the independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Onshore Unconventional Reservoirs in the Northern Territory on 27 March ( NT Fracking Inquiry Report ), the Northern Territory Government announced that it would support, or support in-...
Audio and Video | 19 April 2018

M&A Podcast: Episodes 1-4 now available

On the new Herbert Smith Freehills Podcast channel, our experts discuss mergers and acquisitions issues in Australia.
Audio and Video | 19 April 2018

Madrid video updates: Competition law and artificial intelligence

Legal Briefings | 19 April 2018

Insurer on notice of potential indemnity waives compliance with duty of disclosure

A recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal 1 reminds us that (1) contractually assumed exclusions of liability must be carefully considered in the context of the other bases on which the policyholder may have been liable in any event, and (2) disclosure of some relevant but general...
Legal Briefings | 19 April 2018

Die ICC-Schiedsordnung in M&A-Streitigkeiten / The ICC arbitration rules in M&A disputes

Webinars | 18 April 2018

Litigation Update

Recording: Originally broadcast Wednesday 18 April 2018
Webinars | 17 April 2018

The Pensions Regulator: Clearer, quicker & tougher - What you need to know about the Government's White Paper: Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

Recording: Originally broadcast 17 April 2018
Legal Briefings | 17 April 2018

High penalties ordered for consumer law breaches

The ACCC has been actively enforcing the Australian Consumer Law in a range of industries recently, resulting in the imposition of large penalties.
Legal Briefings | 17 April 2018

Ipso facto law reform: public consultation commences on exceptions to the stay

On 16 April 2018, the Australian Federal Government ( Government ) launched a public consultation on proposed exceptions to the recently enacted stay on ipso facto clauses. These exceptions, which will be contained in a forthcoming declaration and regulations, will be critical to the operation of...
Legal Briefings | 17 April 2018

Belt and Road: Supporting the Resolution of Disputes

On 5 March 2018, the ICC Court announced the establishment of a commission to address dispute resolution in relation to China’s Belt and Road Initiative . The commission will drive the development of ICC’s existing dispute resolution procedures and infrastructure to support Belt and Road disputes.
Events | 17 April 2018

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Conference, New York

Connected and autonomous driving technology presents a wide range of business opportunities, but the pace at which it is developing, combined with the evolving global regulatory landscape, poses a number of novel and challenging legal issues. Hailed by many as the new industrial revolution, the...
Legal Briefings | 16 April 2018

2018 Guide to Enterprise Bargaining under the Fair Work Act

Herbert Smith Freehills has published the second volume of the unprecedented Guide to Enterprise Bargaining under the Fair Work Act.
Legal Briefings | 16 April 2018

Future perfect: the rise of blockchain

It has been a decade since the invention of blockchain, the technology with the potential to disrupt industries and sectors far and wide. Yet it remains an area of confusion for many, with its application in the cryptocurrency sphere gaining a large part of the media’s focus, thanks to...