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14 May 2019

Alumni: The Grand Reunion - London 2019

07 May 2019

London International Disputes Week 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to be supporting the inaugural London International Disputes Week (LIDW), which takes place between 7 and 10 May 2019.
30 April 2019

Litigation Update

Upcoming event - Tuesday 30 April 2019
16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: 2019 Predictions

16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: Some key IPO themes

16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: IPOs by the numbers

16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: IPO or demerger?

A divestment of a business division can be structured in a number of ways, including by way of a demerger or initial public offering. There are some key considerations to keep front of mind when deciding on the preferred form of divestment.
16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: regulatory developments

Whilst the Banking Royal Commission has attracted the most attention, in 2018 both ASIC and ASX continued to focus on improving listing practices of issuers, advisers and market participants, with ASIC issuing new guidance regarding the allocation of securities and ASX proposing amendments to its...
16 April 2019

2018 Australian IPO Review: Key US securities developments

16 April 2019

Corporate Crime update – March 2019

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. For the full update on each jurisdiction, please click read more for the...
15 April 2019

Corporate Debt & Treasury Report 2019

British business is bullish about raising debt despite uncertainty over Brexit and other headwinds. For a sixth consecutive year, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP has surveyed and interviewed CFOs, treasurers and other senior finance professionals in large UK listed corporates and equivalents for our...
15 April 2019

Canada appoints first Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise, paving the way for the investigation of human rights abuses by Canadian multinationals

Sheri Meyerhoffer will serve as the first ombudsperson, following her appointment on April 8, 2019. 1 The Government of Canada announced the creation of the Ombudsperson role in January 2018, but until now it was unknown who would fill the position. 2
12 April 2019

Trump Administration Designates the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, Adding Risks for Non-US Persons Dealing with Iran

On April 8, 2019, the White House announced that it is designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ("IRGC") as a Foreign Terrorist Organization ("FTO"). According to the Department of State , the designation will take effect on April 15, 2019. While the IRGC is already subject to extensive US...
12 April 2019

EU Commission Publishes Long-Awaited Report on Competition in Syndicated Lending

On 5 April 2019, the European Commission published a long-awaited report on loan syndication and its impact on competition in credit markets in the EU (the " Report "). The Report was prepared for the Commission by external consultants and focuses on syndicated loans connected with leveraged...
12 April 2019

The view from Brussels - The Significance of the Extensions of the Period Provided for in Article 50(3) of the Treaty on European Union

In any negotiation, it is necessary not only to seek the best terms for oneself but also to ensure that the terms can be accepted by the other side – otherwise the negotiations will have failed. Of course, this is not easy when the other side has no coherent position on what it can accept – or...