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26 May 2022

LANDMARK ARBITRATION RULING AS FRANCE'S TOP COURT BACKS SETTING ASIDE $15BN AWARD CITING MONEY LAUNDERING EVIDENCE

French judges' hands-off arbitration stance under question as Supreme Court backs voiding Belokon award
26 May 2022

UK's energy windfall tax - Borrowing from the future for the political present?

Political storms usher in a contentious windfall tax but can the Levy address fundamental challenges with the UK energy market?
26 May 2022

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia

We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
26 May 2022

Roger that! Australian Federal Court decision a timely reminder of the value of design rights

Litigation over designs is relatively uncommon in Australia.
26 May 2022

LANDMARK ARBITRATION RULING AS FRANCE'S TOP COURT BACKS SETTING ASIDE $15BN AWARD CITING MONEY LAUNDERING EVIDENCE

French judges' hands-off arbitration stance under question as Supreme Court backs voiding Belokon award
23 May 2022

Australian Federal Election 2022 – What does an ALP government mean?

Following success in the federal election, the Australian Labor Party is set to drive significant change across employment and industrial relations
20 May 2022

Issues in Contentious Insolvency Webinar Series

Liquidators are appointed whenever a company is wound up. Banks and other financial institutions often need to deal with liquidators. These interactions can range from (and can turn from) run-of-the-mill document/information requests, to something more contentious, high-profile and high-stake:...
19 May 2022

Do companies have a moral duty to self report to the SFO?

Although Amec Foster Wheeler’s corporate bribery settlement has not introduced any legal obligation to self-report wrongdoing to the Serious Fraud Office, the judgment does encourage companies to seriously consider their moral and ethical duties when deciding whether to do so, argue Herbert Smith...
18 May 2022

Australian Federal Election Workplace and Industrial Relations Survey: Back to the future?

In the lead up to the 2022 Australian Federal Election, our national team ran a series of feedback sessions and surveyed our national clients. The results of our 2022 Federal Election Workplace and Industrial Relations Survey are in.
18 May 2022

Australian Federal Pre-Election Workplace and Industrial Relations Webinar

Our panel discuss the 2022 Australian Federal Election, the workplace reform agenda and potential impacts on our clients.
16 May 2022

UK Subsidy Control Act 2022 – What you need to know

Public authorities must prepare as the new post-Brexit subsidy control regime in force this autumn proves more heavy-handed than expected
16 May 2022

IP law podcast series - Unravelling the issues

Our experts explore the hottest topics and controversies in intellectual property law
13 May 2022

Our future Australian government’s approach to the Future of Work

In the context of ‘Remote / Controlled’: Herbert Smith Freehills’ 2021 Future of Work Report.
13 May 2022

Hong Kong court imposes punitive costs in failed IP claim against Alibaba citing forum shopping and non-disclosure

Judgment is a timely reminder of the territorial limits of IP rights as indemnity costs awarded to Chinese tech giant
12 May 2022

Cartel Intel – updates from our EMEA network

Antitrust authorities to ramp up dawn raids and new prosecutions as the EMEA cartel crackdown continues apace