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10 May 2021

London International Disputes Week 2021

10 – 14 May 2021 Herbert Smith Freehills is a proud founding member of LIDW. London International Disputes Week 2021 comes at a significant period for the UK legal sector, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, post-Brexit and amid an uncertain global political environment. Through a programme of...
25 February 2021

Event: In conversation with Sanjay Bhandari

The Herbert Smith Freehills Alumni Network and Multiculturalism Network are delighted to invite you to a Q&A style virtual event with Sanjay Bhandari , alumnus and Chair of football's equality and inclusion organisation Kick It Out .
24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Marketing in the ESG era

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues continued to gain traction at both the institutional and retail investor level during 2020, in some cases impacting on the type of ESG information included in prospectuses and other disclosure documents for companies’ public offerings.
24 February 2021

ACCC’s 2021 Enforcement Priorities

24 February 2021

A tale of two halves: The 2020 Australian IPO Review

It gives us great pleasure to present A Tale of Two Halves: The 2020 Australian IPO Review . To access your copy of the full report click on the Download button above or to read on your mobile device, please click on the article links below.
24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Key themes

24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: IPOs by the numbers

24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: 2021 Predictions

24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Key US securities developments

24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Regulatory developments

In 2020, regulatory developments in relation to IPOs have been relatively limited compared to previous years, with ASIC and ASX increasing their focus on regulation of secondary raisings during the Covid-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the issue of ASIC class relief in relation to IPO communications and...
23 February 2021

Inside Arbitration - Issue 11

Inside Arbitration is intended to give our clients a personal insight by sharing with you the perspectives of our international arbitration partners from across the globe. Our articles look at the global landscape for disputes and dispute resolution, commenting on regional trends in particular...
22 February 2021

Madrid video updates: M&A en 2021: Resiliente, transformador y con voz propia

22 February 2021

Pensions Planner: Your guide to future developments

The latest edition of our Pensions Planner is here.
22 February 2021

The evolution of Class Actions in South Africa

Unlike development driven by legislative reform, the evolution of the common law through the process of judicial precedent takes time. Here, development only occurs when the courts are seized with a case worthy of an evolutionary push and this means that, even when deficiencies in the law are self-...
19 February 2021

Australian Federal Government seeks to permanently ease continuous disclosure rules

On 17 February 2021, the Australian Federal Government proposed new laws which, if enacted, will make permanent the temporary relief from liability for certain breaches of a listed entity’s continuous disclosure obligations.