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Events | 02 March 2018

The communications industry in 2018 - trends, opportunities and challenges

Spend a morning with key decision makers and leaders in the communications industry as they address the future of the industry in an increasingly digital world. With an opening keynote address from EVP and Group President of Verizon Wireless Ronan Dunne, and panel sessions and talks from experts...
Webinars | 06 February 2018

Upcoming event: Maximising privilege under both English and US law - traps for the unwary

Upcoming event: 6 February 2018
Events | 30 January 2018

Flexibility: The future of the GB Electricity Market

Join us as we look into a world of low to no subsidy, storage capable and flexible electricity market.
Webinars | 25 January 2018

Upcoming event: UK Corporate Governance Update

Upcoming event - 25 January 2018
Legal Briefings | 23 January 2018

Rights of creditors – requesting information from liquidators and administrators

The Insolvency Practice Schedule (Corporations) set out in Schedule 2 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) ( Schedule ), and the Insolvency Practice Rules (Corporations) 2016 ( Rules ), grant individual creditors increased rights to information in the conduct of an external administration.
Legal Briefings | 23 January 2018

The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, 6th Edition, Russia Chapter

Although Russia is ranked 131 out of 176 countries on Transparency International's 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index, sharing the spot with Iran, Kazakhstan, Nepal and Ukraine, in its Third Round of Evaluation Report published 21 November 2016, the Group States against Corruption (GRECO) considered...
Events | 22 January 2018

Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Workplace Training Programs - Melbourne 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills continues its highly successful employment law programs in 2018.
Legal Briefings | 22 January 2018

Arbitrating Pharma Disputes On The Rise – Planning Ahead Makes Sense

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES RISK coming up against complex and high value disputes in their everyday dealings and operations, and arbitration is increasingly being used to resolve these disputes. Lawyers Chris Parker and Elizabeth Reeves discuss the kinds of disputes pharmaceutical companies face, why...
Legal Briefings | 19 January 2018

Trade mark update for 2018

12 key developments in trade mark law you might have missed in 2017 There were several high profile trade mark cases in 2017 and we have put together a summary of our top trade mark cases from the last 12 months.
Legal Briefings | 19 January 2018

UPC latest news

Webinars | 17 January 2018

Shareholder Activism

Recording: Originally broadcast 17 January 2018
Legal Briefings | 15 January 2018

Practical changes to the AML/CTF rules will benefit affected businesses

Businesses that are reporting entities will welcome a number of practical changes that are included in a set of amendments to AML/CTF Rules that were registered with immediate effect by AUSTRAC last Thursday, 11 January 2018.
Legal Briefings | 15 January 2018

Trump Administration Continues Iran Sanctions Waivers, but Signals Desire for Changes

Following the announcement of the new strategies on Iran in October 2017, on January 12, 2018, the Trump administration announced that it will continue to waive the application of certain nuclear sanctions under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) as a “last chance.” In a statement ,...
Legal Briefings | 15 January 2018

Preview of 2018

A schedule of anticipated legal developments for the year ahead.
Legal Briefings | 11 January 2018

New York City sues major energy companies for climate change

On January 9, the City of New York opened a new legal front against energy companies, suing Exxon, BP, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and ConocoPhillips for the cost of defending the city from the effects of climate change – such as rising sea levels and increased flooding – that is allegedly caused...