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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
25 April 2019

The Future of Consumer Series

The Consumer industry is under constant pressure to keep pace with regulatory intervention and change; disruptive technologies; consumer preferences; and business model adaptations. In this series of insights we tackle these issues highlighting the legal challenges and consequences with the aim to...
24 April 2019

Court of Appeal overturns CAT's refusal to certify the MasterCard collective action claim

In its judgment of 16 April 2019 the Court of Appeal overturned the Competition Appeal Tribunal's (CAT) decision refusing certification in the MasterCard collective action claim and remitted the case back to the CAT for a re-hearing. The CAT's refusal to certify the claim and grant a Collective...
24 April 2019

What the ALP’s agenda may mean for WA’s mining sector

After a number of years in the doldrums, 2018 saw the WA mining and resources sector turn a corner. A number of significant projects were commenced or announced and there is a palpable buzz in the air (although there is an almost universally acknowledged but unspoken agreement that no-one will use...
24 April 2019

The ‘attack’ on ‘insecure work’ – protection for vulnerable workers or another agenda altogether?

A key element of the ALP industrial relations platform is to ‘reduce the incidence of insecure work’, being a focus predominantly on casual employment and labour hire arrangements.
22 April 2019

No More "Significant Reduction Waivers" – The Trump Administration further strengthens sanctions against Iran

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...