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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
Webinars | 18 April 2018

Upcoming event: Litigation Update

Upcoming event: Wednesday 18 April 2018
Webinars | 27 March 2018

Upcoming event: Reputation Management in Private Wealth

Upcoming event: Tuesday 27 March 2018
Legal Briefings | 22 March 2018

US imposes sanctions targeting digital currencies issued by the Venezuelan government and designates more Venezuelan officials

On March 19, 2018, President Trump issued an executive order that aims to curb sanctions circumvention by the Maduro regime in Venezuela through the use of digital currencies. This unprecedented executive order prohibits US persons from participating or being involved in transactions related to,...
Legal Briefings | 22 March 2018

Use it or lose it: are trade marks owned by the right entity?

It is common to have an IP holding company own the intellectual property of a business. Yet for trade marks to be valid and enforceable, the IP holding company owner must itself intend to use, use or control the use of the trade marks. It may not be sufficient if that use or control rests with...
Legal Briefings | 21 March 2018

Luxemburg locuta causa finita? – Nach dem Achmea-Urteil braucht es einen besseren Investorenschutz

Der Europäische Gerichtshof (EuGH) hat Schiedsklauseln aus Investitionsschutzabkommen zwischen Staaten der Europäischen Union für unvereinbar mit dem Recht der EU erklärt (Urt. v. 6.3.2018, Az. C-284/16). Die Grundsatzentscheidung war lange und mit Spannung erwartet worden. Das Gutachten des...
Legal Briefings | 20 March 2018

Managing cyber security risks in the telecommunications sector

Cyber security remains in the public eye with multiple incidents and vulnerabilities reported affecting telecoms companies. Telecoms companies need to continue to focus on the risks and consider updating their pro-active defence and cyber security response plans to reflect the increased legal,...
Legal Briefings | 20 March 2018

Delivering Brexit: Putting plans into practice

The news regarding the conditional agreement between the EU and UK on the terms of a 21 month transition period is welcome. However, as both sides have made clear: nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. We will only know at the end of the Article 50 process whether a cliff edge has been...
Legal Briefings | 20 March 2018

Consumers bring claim for failing to disclose child labour in supply chain

A consumer class action has been filed in the federal district court of Massachusetts, alleging that Hershey has been misleading consumers by failing to disclose an alleged use of child labour in its supply chains to consumers at the point of purchase. Similar class action lawsuits have now also...
Webinars | 19 March 2018

Breach of confidence

Recording: Originally broadcast Monday 19 March 2018
Guides | 19 March 2018

Asia Pacific M&A Review 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the publication of its fifth annual Asia Pacific M&A Review, offering insights into market trends and predictions from our M&A experts across the region.
Legal Briefings | 16 March 2018

DIS: Neue Schiedsordnung ist in Kraft / German Institution of Arbitration: New Arbitration Rules are in Force

Legal Briefings | 15 March 2018

Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Class actions place an enormous burden on corporate Australia and the growth of the country’s sophisticated third party litigation funding market has been controversial. Over recent years, various law reform bodies have examined whether the returns made by funders and the fees charged by plaintiffs...
Audio and Video | 15 March 2018

Madrid video updates: M&A in a changing world